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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Forex Blog

EUR/USD Rises and Falls, Ignores US Macros

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:30

The euro was on the rise against the US dollar during the first half of the New York trading session but declined afterwards. The currency pair paid little attention to the macroeconomic data that was released in the United States today. Industrial production increased by 0.9% in December after 0.1% decline in November (revised negatively...

E-Book Review: Forex Exchange Training Manual by Lehman Brothers

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:46

Lehman Brothers was a titan of financial trading before going bankrupt in September 2008. In March 2010, Anton R. Valukas and his law firm Jenner & Block produced a 2200-page report on the company. It was used in the bankruptcy court hearings. Consequently, the report has been made public. Yesterday,...

Forex Brokers Update — January 14th, 2018

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 16:47

The first brokers update post this year is not very rich on the news, but features a new broker: ATFX — a Cyprus-based regulated Forex broker with $200 minimum account size and MT4 platform. $5,000 will let you open an Edge account with much lower spreads....

Forex News

Euro Trades Lower on ECB Jawboning and Positive Eurozone Data

Euro Trades Lower on ECB Jawboning and Positive Eurozone Data

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:39

The euro today traded at new lows against the US dollar after members of European Central Bank issued warnings regarding the euro's exchange rate. The single currency largely ignored the positive Eurozone inflation data released in the early European session.

US Dollar Rises Against Euro on Higher Expectations That ECB Will Maintain Stimulus

US Dollar Rises Against Euro on Higher Expectations That ECB Will Maintain Stimulus

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:46

The US dollar took a minor step away from the lowest level in three years against the euro following modest gains on Tuesday amid expectations that monetary stimulus in Europe will be maintained. The greenback also rose against the British pound as it largely ignored a report that revealed weaker manufacturing activity in the New York region.

Pound Declines Against US Dollar on Weak UK Inflation Data

Pound Declines Against US Dollar on Weak UK Inflation Data

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:36

The British pound today declined against the US dollar after the release of weak UK inflation data as tracked by the Consumer Price Index. The pound retraced most of yesterday's gains as demand for the US dollar increased across the board.

Commodity Blog

Orange Juice Futures Slide Despite Frosty Weather

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:55

Orange juice futures are trading lower despite frosty temperatures impacting many parts of the US. Citrus prices fell as much as 1% midweek even...

Bitcoin Nearly Breaks Below the $10,000 Mark on Escalating Concerns of Regulations

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:16

The price of Bitcoin plunged to the lowest level since early December 2017 on Wednesday, as a result of growing fears that a number of countries may crack down on cryptocurrencies...

Copper Slips to Three-Week Low Amid Dollar Boost, China Demand Worries

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:44

Copper futures have tumbled to their lowest levels in more than three weeks as the industrial metal has fallen the most in six weeks. The red metal’s...

Forex Video Zone

Bitcoin Forecast — January 17th 2018

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:53

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the cryptocurrency, bitcoin for the January 17th session. Bitcoin/USD — We have a bloodbath out there. Bitcoin has broken through $12,000 and considering the higher volume we have now and slicing through this level, it shows extraordinarily strong selling pressure. I suspect that retail traders are panicking at this point. If you have a small position in this market,...

EUR Traders Remain Optimistic

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:58

Today, the eurozone released the key inflation report that may hint whether the European Central Bank is ready to change its monetary policy stance. According to the Eurostat report, the annual inflation was 1.4% in December which came in line with the consensus forecast and the flash estimates. On a monthly basis the inflation accelerated to 0.4% from 0.1%. The core inflation remained unchanged at 0.9% in annual terms. Market participants did not...

Oil Traders Fixing Profits

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:50

Today, oil pulled away from early highs. Experts link the fall of oil prices with profit fixing. Brent Crude Oil is trading at $69 a barrel. At the same time, experts note that the OPEC deal is effectively carried out in line with expectations. Light Sweet Oil is also trading under pressure, staying around $63.60 a barrel. Analysts say that there is a sound...