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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.

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

Weekly Forex Technical Analysis (Feb 27 — Mar 3)

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 9:19

EUR/USD

Floor pivot points

3rd Sup2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res3rd Res
1.0346 1.0420 1.0486 1.0559 1.0625 1.0698 1.0764

Woodie's pivot points

2nd Sup1st SupPivot1st Res2nd Res
1.0418 1.0482 1.0557 1.0621
...

EUR/USD Fails to Rally on Disappointing US Housing Data

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:23

EUR/USD rallied today but has lost all its gains by now. The currency pair attempted to rally after the US new home sales missed expectations, but the rally was extremely short-lived. New home sales were at the seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555k in January. The reading was higher...

EUR/USD Rallies as Optimism for Trump's Tax Reforms Wanes

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:59

EUR/USD rallied today for the second day in a row. The current trading session was light on economic data, therefore it was not the reason for the rally. The likely reason was the comments from US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about the planned tax cuts and other reforms. US President Donald Trump...

Forex News

Dollar's Performance Lukewarm During Trading Week

Dollar's Performance Lukewarm During Trading Week

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 11:22

The US dollar demonstrated a tepid performance during the past trading week, rising against the euro, falling versus the Japanese yen, and the week close to the opening level against most other major currencies.

Canadian Dollar Edges Higher Against US Counterpart on Strong Inflation Data

Canadian Dollar Edges Higher Against US Counterpart on Strong Inflation Data

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:10

The Canadian dollar moved higher against its US counterpart on Friday, following fresh data that revealed that Canada’s inflation improved to a healthier level. However, the loonie’s gains against the greenback were limited as new home sales improved in the United States, which supported the US dollar.

US Dollar Rallies Briefly After Release of Home Sales Data, Later Retraces Gains

US Dollar Rallies Briefly After Release of Home Sales Data, Later Retraces Gains

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:25

The US dollar rallied briefly against its main competitors after the release of new homes sales data for the month of January as reported by the Census Bureau. The greenback's brief rally was also supported by the release of a positive consumer confidence index report for February as tracked by the University of Michigan.

Commodity Blog

Commodities Technical Analysis, February 27th — March 3rd

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 9:34

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 February 26th, 2017:...

Bitcoin Price Reaches New Record High, Surpasses 2013 Strongest Level

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:41

The price of Bitcoin surged on Friday, to touch a new record for the first time in more than three years. Today’s gains stemmed from speculation that the US...

Gold Posts Fourth Straight Weekly Gain

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:47

Gold prices are climbing on the final trading day of the week, and are set to posted their fourth consecutive weekly gain. Amid US and European political...

Forex Video Zone

Daily Forex News and Analysis — February 26th 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 14:10

The EUR/USD pair decreased in value by  0.18%, closing the week at 1.0563. The GBP/USD pair went down by 0.75%, closing the week at a 1.2462 exchange rate. Several Wall Street banks have begun to warn their clients that the US Federal Reserve may increase interest rates relatively soon. Officials with the Fed also stated that they may gradually raise rates in order to avoid high levels of inflation and inefficient...

Gold Trading Higher

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:16

The Gold quote has made use of the weak greenback and headed towards highs. The yellow precious metal is trading at $1,255.02 a troy ounce. Gold is climbing higher as the US dollar has retreated. Investors shifted their attention to Gold purchases instead of crude futures. The Brent Crude Benchmark is worth $56.22 a barrel. Analysts point out that oil prices are correcting lower after an advance on Thursday....

EUR/GBP: A Return to 0.8400 Expected — Forecast — February 24th 2017

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:09

In this video, the Trading Central looks at the currency pair GBP/USD for the February 24th session. EUR/GBP — The pair has come under pressure. On the intraday 30-min chart, we can see that the pair has broken above the descending trendline, 2 days ago. However, it peaked at 0.8495 before starting a downtrend. Currently, technical indicators are pointing to a lack of upward momentum for the pair. So, now be careful. We...