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

E-Book Review: Locked-in Range Analysis

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:06

Locked-in Range Analysis: Why most traders must lose money in the futures market (Forex) is the name of the e-book by Tom Leksey. It teaches the Locked-in Range Analysis (LRA) method developed by the author. The book is available for free download in two languages — English and Russian. The e-book was...

Interview with Alex Melkumyants from AMarkets

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:06

AMarkets (known as AForex before 2015) is one of the oldest "classic" MetaTrader brokers. By combining high leverage, low starting minimum, great variety of trading instruments, and multiple electronic deposit/withdraw methods, such brokers were aplenty in late 2000's. Few have survived to our time though. AMarkets demonstrated the ability...

Forex Brokers Update — June 17th, 2018

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:34

There were no new brokers added during the week that is ending today, just some minor updates: AMarkets opened an office in Indonesia and now also offers support service in Indonesian. 24option no longer offers binary options trading. AAATrade added MT5 platform in demo and real...

Forex News

Euro Declines on Escalating Trade Tensions and Draghi Speech

Euro Declines on Escalating Trade Tensions and Draghi Speech

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:16

The euro today declined significantly against the US dollar even as trade tensions between the USA and China escalated increasing demand for the greenback. The EUR/USD currency pair declined further in the early European session following dovish comments by the European Central Bank President regarding the timing of the bank's first interest rate hike.

AUD Touches Lowest Since May 2017 vs. USD

AUD Touches Lowest Since May 2017 vs. USD

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:02

The Australian dollar dropped against other most-traded currencies today, reaching the lowest level in more than a year against the US dollar. The Aussie fell following the surge of risk aversion, mixed domestic macroeconomic data, and the release of the central bank's policy meeting.

Swiss Franc Gains Boost from Risk Aversion & Economic Outlook

Swiss Franc Gains Boost from Risk Aversion & Economic Outlook

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:27

The Swiss franc gained against most other major currencies today, with the exception of the US dollar. The risk-negative market sentiment and the optimistic outlook for Switzerland's economy helped the currency.

Commodity Blog

Copper Adds to Losses as US-China Trade War Escalates

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:47

Copper futures are extending their losses on Tuesday as the trade war between the US and China escalates. Copper, as well as other industrial metals, are sliding...

Agricultural Commodities Under Pressure, Livestock Trade Higher

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 20:46

Grains and softs were under pressure on Monday due to the threat of a full-scale trade war between the United States and China. Rains in parts of the USA...

Oil Prices Increase on Supply Boost Fears

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:52

Oil prices have risen on Monday, as it has emerged that the expected oil production from OPEC nations will not be as high as previously...

Forex Video Zone

Risk of Tade War Between US and China Change Sentiment in Oil market

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:06

While the financial markets are entering the turbulence zone on the back of escalation of trade conflict between the United States and China, oil traders manage to recoup the recent losses. The Brent Crude Benchmark approached the level of $75 per barrel. The main reason behind a rise in oil prices in the news about the intentions of Russia and Saudi Arabia to ramp up production gradually. However, Iran, Iraq, Venezuelan, and Algeria stand against increasing of output. Market...

Bitcoin Forecast — June 19th 2018

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:44

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the cryptocurrency, bitcoin for the June 19th session. Bitcoin/USD — As you can see, we have rallied quite nicely during the day, about 5% against the US dollar, which of course is very impressive. But when you look at it from a long-term perspective, you can see it is still a blip on the radar. We certainly have resistance here...

Traders Refrain from Purchases in US Pre-Market

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:27

At the beginning of the new trading week, trading sentiment was shaped by mounting tension between the US and China. On Friday, the US President Donald Trump said that 25% tariffs would be introduced on Chinese imports for the average sum of 50 billion dollars since June 6th. In its turn, China stated it would also improve 25% tariffs on American goods, including soybeans and autos. It seems the trade war is...