Forex Trading Information

Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

You can start learning to trade by going through our free Forex course. You can also join a friendly community of traders at the Forex forum.

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  • Samuel Bonson from Switzerland writes about Admiral Markets:

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  • trootler from Odessa writes about FreshForex:

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  • Carlos Alberto from Uruguay (current South Africa) writes about AvaTrade:

    A little after I registered to a demo avatrade account I got a call from my account manager, who explained everything to me and cleared some fears and doubts I had. After 2 weeks I upgraded to a real account, and again the same account manager called...

Forex Blog

Forex Brokers Update — May 28th, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 9:59

The last two weeks included the following updates to the companies listed in the brokers section of now supports trading cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin on 1:3 leverage) via its MetaTrader 5 platform. AvaTrade now supports a whole range of cryptocurrencies for trading (including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Dash) with the maximum...

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (May 29 — Jun 2)

Sat, 27 May 2017 9:06


Floor pivot points

3rd Sup2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res3rd Res
1.1025 1.1093 1.1133 1.1201 1.1241 1.1308 1.1349

Woodie's pivot points

2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res
1.1086 1.1119 1.1194 1.1227

EUR/USD Extends Move Down Following Positive Revision of US GDP

Fri, 26 May 2017 14:38

EUR/USD was falling today and extended its decline following the upward revision of US gross domestic product. While the currency pair halted the drop for now, it is too early to tell whether that was just a short pause or a more significant bounce. US GDP rose 1.2% in Q1 ...

Forex News

Dollar Ends Week Relatively Subdued

Dollar Ends Week Relatively Subdued

Sat, 27 May 2017 20:00

The US dollar ended this week's mostly flat due to the mixed minutes of the latest meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. The greenback was far from being the weakest currency, though, as the Great Britain pound logged even bigger losses, mostly due to politics.

British Pound Weakens Against US Dollar amid UK Politics and Strong US Data

British Pound Weakens Against US Dollar amid UK Politics and Strong US Data

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:43

The British pound today came under increased selling pressure after the release of positive US GDP data by the Bureau of Economic Analysis as well as personal consumption data. The British pound was under intense selling pressure today as UK politics take center stage given that the Conservative Party has lost significant ground against the Labor Party.

CAD Gains on USD, Other Majors as Oil Prices Stabilize

CAD Gains on USD, Other Majors as Oil Prices Stabilize

Fri, 26 May 2017 15:32

The Canadian dollar rallied against its major peers (including the US dollar, which itself was strong) during the current trading session after prices for crude oil stabilized following the initial sell-off. With that said, the loonie failed to beat the very firm Japanese yen.

Commodity Blog

Commodities Technical Analysis, May 29th — June 2nd

Sun, 28 May 2017 9:23

The technical analysis, that includes the indicators’ data and major pivot points for WTI Oil, Gold, Silver and Copper as traded on spot market as of May 28th, 2017:...

Bitcoin Loses More Than $300 on Strong Volatility, Remains Above $2,000

Fri, 26 May 2017 18:08

The price of Bitcoin had a volatile day on Friday, a single day after the digital currency reached a new...

Political Uncertainty, Weaker US Dollar Help Gold Record Third Weekly Gain

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:14

Gold futures are ending the final trading session of the week higher. Thanks to political uncertainty and a weaker US...

Forex Video Zone

Euro Likely to Recover to Week Highs

Mon, 29 May 2017 13:40

On Friday, the EUR/USD pair closed the trading week in negative territory. Today, the single European currency is trying to recover to previous highs. The pair is trading at 1.1180. Investors are largely taking a wait and see approach ahead of the speech of ECB President Mario Draghi. The speech of the President of the ECB will determine the further movement of the euro against the US dollar. Market participants expect Mr. Draghi to talk about plans...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Explained in One Minute

Mon, 29 May 2017 10:25

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have been founded just like the United Nations after the World War 2. Why? Mainly because after the war, everyone wanted peace. However, peace on an empty stomach is hard to maintain. So, these two institutions were meant to help the economic stability of the world. Both of them are basically banks, but instead of being started by individuals like regular banks, they...

Regulating the Banking System

Mon, 29 May 2017 9:59

Hi, my name is Jenny, and I work at the Bank of England. Today, I am going to tell you about why we regulate the banking system. UK banks help people manage their finances. They look after money held in bank accounts, provide loans to people who need to borrow and handle millions of customers, transactions each day. These include in-store and online spending, bills payments, wages, and benefits, and high street...