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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.

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  • regaura from Odessa writes about FreshForex:

    I trade with FreshForex couple of months. What I noticed immediately is client support policy for both registered and new clients. My previous broker didn't offer so many educational materials or bonuses. I was pleasantly surprise that everything is ...

  • Fatma M from Egypt writes about ThinkMarkets:

    BEWARE THEY ARE NOT REGULARED BY FCA AND THEY WILL STEAL YOUR PROFITS

    I have traded with ThinkMarkets few months ago, and made some profits, then all of a sudden they cancelled 17,000 USD of my profits claiming that i have violated the TOS.

    I h...

  • Marty from USA writes about PaxForex:

    Falsely advertising intant orders when its actually market based. The deviation setting is only there to look at. On their website and other forex info sites they are instant execution. Lies!!! Lost my money on buy orders set on usd/cad for news even...

  • Alpari writes about Alpari:

    Hello, Peter! We have no any troubles with a withdrawal. Please specify your myAlpari number (send it please by email forum@alpari.org). Also send us your screenshots. We will solve this issue as soon as possible and provide you with the public answe...

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EUR/USD Recovers as Mario Draghi Downplays Poor Data

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:42

EUR/USD dropped today after the European Central Bank left its monetary policy unchanged and signaled that it is going to keep interest rates low for a long time. (Event A on the chart.) Yet the currency pair bounced after ECB President Mario Draghi downplayed the recent negative macroeconomic reports in his...

EUR/USD Currency Pair Acts in Contradiction to Macroeconomic Data

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:44

EUR/USD acted in contradiction to economic reports released during the current trading session. The currency started its rally after the surprisingly weak German Ifo Business Climate (event A on the chart) and continued to rise even as US data was good for the most part. The possible reason for such a weird behavior was profit-taking after...

EUR/USD Down for Third Day as US Treasury Yield Surges

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:38

EUR/USD fell today, declining for the third consecutive trading session. Market analysts explained the dollar's strength by the surging yield for 10-year US Treasuries, though bets on an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve in June were certainly helping the currency as well. US macroeconomic reports released today were...

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Rising Import Prices Give Little Help to Australian Dollar

Rising Import Prices Give Little Help to Australian Dollar

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:36

Macroeconomic data released in Australia today was much better than expected, but that had little impact on the Australian dollar. The currency was mixed intraday and is trading virtually flat as of now.

Krona Drops as Sweden's Central Bank Postpones Rate Hike

Krona Drops as Sweden's Central Bank Postpones Rate Hike

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:26

The Swedish krona fell today, touching the lowest level since June against the US dollar, as the nation's central bank postponed the planned date of an interest rate hike from the third quarter of this year to the fourth quarter.

EUR/USD Declines As US Treasury Yields Continue to Rise

EUR/USD Declines As US Treasury Yields Continue to Rise

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:55

EUR/USD declined today ahead of tomorrow's European Central Bank meeting. The US dollar also rallied against other most-traded currencies, supported by rising US Treasury yields.

Commodity Blog

Geopolitical Worries Push Oil Prices Up Despite US Stockpile Increase

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:04

Despite yesterday’s dip, and news from the EIA that there had been an increase in crude oil stockpiles, oil prices have managed to maintain slight...

Natural Gas Posts More Gains as US Supplies Fall

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:39

Natural gas futures are extending their gains on Thursday after a new US government report found domestic stockpiles fell more than initially...

Rising US Treasury Yields Hurt Gold & Other Precious Metals

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:48

Gold and other precious metals were under pressure today. Surging yields for US treasuries were bolstering the US dollar, hurting commodities priced...

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US Treasury Yields Rise Further

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:10

The yield of the US Treasury Bonds continues rising ahead of the ECB policy meeting. Market participants are sure that the ECB will leave its monetary policy unchanged. Besides, the financial watchdog is expected to say that the economy is not ready for tapering the quantitative easing program. It will fuel speculations on the market and boost demand for the US Treasury Bonds. Consequently, the greenback will extend gains. It was trading...

Oil Prices Recover While Ruble Extends Losses

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:56

On Thursday, oil prices are returning to the recent lows gradually. The reasons for that are the same, geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and concerns over supply disruptions. The Brent Crude Benchmark added over 0.2%. It is approaching the level of $75 per barrel. Investors expect the US sanctions against Iran to be tightened. Importantly, Iran is a big importer of Crude Oil among the OPEC states. Another member of the cartel, Venezuela,...

Euro Poised for Further Downside

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:37

Today, further movements of the euro completely depend on the results of the ECB monetary policy meeting. Though, the interest rate decision is easy to predict, traders will be tensely awaiting the speech by Mario Draghi. Comments by the ECB President on the future monetary course can significantly change the market sentiment. Still, most experts suppose that talks over the QE winding down will be resumed only at the June meeting. Though, the inflation...