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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  • John writes about Forex Optimum:

    The broker's not bad, of course the conditions aren't the best, but I can't call them bad either. Withdrawal is always problem free with this broker. I usually withdraw atleast 200 dollars every 20-30 days. Forex optimum isn't a fraud, tested it on m...

  • from United States writes about FinPro Trading:

    It is such a pain to find brokers who accept US clients. Found them in a list on a forum and its been a smooth journey ever since. Like their spreads, commission and the instruments they offer to trade. No issues with withdrawals and I’m guessing dep...

  • Bradley from UK writes about LQDFX:

    Never had any difficulties with this broker, support is fast, issues are dealt quickly, overall good service.

    From trading point of view - the platform's performance is not bad at all, spreads are really tight and execution is fast, which appears as...

  • ProFX from France writes about AMarkets:

    Just have to share, since I was very pleasantly surprised with this broker. I'm trading on Forex for more than 5 years and have had many brokers. Initially I was picking brokers who are registered, thinking it would help in case something happens. As...

Forex Blog

E-Book Review: Crowds, Crashes, and the Carry Trade by Valeri Sokolovski

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:45

Today, I would like to present a review of a research paper called Crowds, Crashes, and the Carry Trade. It was published by Valeri Sokolovski, a finance scholar at the Stockholm School of Economics. It was presented by Mr. Sokolovski at the conference called Exchange Rate Models for a New Era: Major ...

EUR/USD at Highest Since August 2015 After ECB Meeting

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:24

EUR/USD reached flash highs today, rising to the strongest level since August 2015, after the European Central Bank monetary policy decision (event A on the chart) and the press-conference of ECB President Mario Draghi (event B on the chart). While the central bank kept its policy unchanged, Draghi mentioned that policy...

EUR/USD Inches Down Ahead of ECB Policy Announcement

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:14

EUR/USD inched down today as traders were waiting for tomorrow's policy announcement from the European Central Bank. Today's economic docket was almost empty, but the housing report released in the United States was good, helping the dollar to gain on the euro. Both housing starts and building permits climbed...

Forex News

Australian Dollar Sinks as Interest Rate Hike Expectations Slashed

Australian Dollar Sinks as Interest Rate Hike Expectations Slashed

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:14

The Australian dollar tumbled today after a central bank official damped expectations of an interest rate hike.

South African Rand Firm Despite Interest Rate Cut

South African Rand Firm Despite Interest Rate Cut

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:30

The South African rand rallied today despite yesterday's surprise interest rate cut from the nation's central bank.

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar for Second Consecutive Day

Euro Rallies Against US Dollar for Second Consecutive Day

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:23

The euro today rallied higher against the US dollar extending the gains made in a rally that was triggered by Mario Draghi's hawkish comments at a press conference yesterday.

Commodity Blog

Rising OPEC Oil Production Hurt Prices

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:50

Crude oil sank more than 2% today on the forecast that supply from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is going to increase. Petro-Logistics...

Gold Poised for Second Straight Weekly Gain as US Dollar Slides

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:58

Gold futures are on track for their second straight week of gains as the US dollar continues to slide. With the greenback trading at its lowest levels in more...

Orange Juice Futures Pare Losses as Weather Threat Dissipates

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:40

Orange juice futures are paring Wednesday’s losses after industry experts say that weather threats that could impact Florida’s crop are...

Forex Video Zone

Oil Returns to 3-Week High

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:26

Oil remains stable today. After a short downward correction, crude is trying to hit a 3-week high. Brent Crude Oil is trading at $49.54 a barrel, after a slight decline amid the concerns of investors about the oil supply glut. Market participants are worried that the previously extended OPEC deal could fail to shrink global oil supply. However, crude prices are supported by anticipation of the OPEC meeting. Moreover,...

Part Time Trading System — Introduction to Part Time Trading

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:49

Hector Deville will take you through a set of tutorial videos, where we are going to look at training forex. If you have a full time job, then only 20- minutes a day is all you need. If you have a day job or have family commitments or you just don't want to be a sitting at your trading station all day long, whatever the reason may be,...

Currency Wars (Competitive Currency Devaluations) Explained in One Minute

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:11

Let us assume two orange juice producers are competing against one another, one from USA, and one from Spain. Each only employs people and buys ingredients from its own country. We will assume that the US company can export frozen concentrated orange juices for two dollars per pound, whereas the Spaniss company can do it for 1.95 euro. If the exchange rate...