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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  • Anafer from Riga writes about NewForex:

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  • David smith from United States writes about Trade12:

    I was surprised to see so much of negative comments. It's over 2 years since i am trading with them & so far everything went smooth. There were some server issues which propped up during this period which affected my trades but all were compensated b...

  • Scharz from Switzerland writes about Bolmax Management:

    From the very first experience, I liked attitude of the company to me, their support was so much helpful so their assistance was really very impressive. But after I made profit almost as much as I deposited, execution became slowlier and opening pric...

  • George Finch from Estonia, Tallinn writes about Admiral Markets:

    I'm a complete newbie when it comes to trading, so take everything with a grain of salt. Admiral Markets wasn't my first option, but I decided to try them out after reading some of the reviews (hence why I'm writing here as well). The experience was ...

Forex Blog

EUR/USD Reaches Highest Since September Following French Elections

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:32

EUR/USD gained today, touching the highest level since November. The reason for the rally was the French Presidential election over the weekend. The voting resulted in markets-favored pro-euro centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron going to the second round with the biggest number of votes. Today's economic data from the United States was fairly...

Worst Forex Indicator/Tool Ever

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 8:33

Each trader has his or her own best trading tool — be it a simple moving average or a complex system that combines volume, market sentiment indicators, and Elliott Wave count done on Fibonacci numbers. It seems that Forex traders favor the simpler methods. The more straightforward the indicator...

Forex Brokers Update — April 23rd, 2017

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:43

There were no new brokers this week, but we have some updates to report: Whaleclub now accepts deposits and withdrawal requests in Dash cryptocurrency. IFC Markets is now regulated by CySEC. Added rebates and updated VIP conditions. JFD Brokers now works with...

Forex News

Yen on Back Foot as Investors Have Confidence to Risk

Yen on Back Foot as Investors Have Confidence to Risk

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 7:55

The Japanese yen was on a defensive during the Wednesday's trading session as the market sentiment continued to favor riskier currencies over safer ones.

AUD/USD Drops for Third Day as Australian CPI Misses Expectations

AUD/USD Drops for Third Day as Australian CPI Misses Expectations

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 7:52

The Australian dollar dropped today, falling for the third straight day against its US counterpart. The reason for the decline was the inflation report that missed expectations, even though the disparity was minimal.

Canadian Dollar Declines as US Imposes New Duties on Canadian Lumber Imports

Canadian Dollar Declines as US Imposes New Duties on Canadian Lumber Imports

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:06

The Canadian dollar weakened against the US dollar and a number of other major peers on Tuesday after the United States decided to impose higher duties on lumber coming from Canada. Traders preferred to stay off the market ahead of a highly anticipated report on Canadian retail sales in February that is due to be released tomorrow.

Commodity Blog

US Crude Sinks Below $50 on OPEC Doubts

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:45

US crude is trading under $50 on growing concerns of rising supplies. Investors are skeptical that Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Gold Plummets on French Election Fallout

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:55

Gold is slipping to kick off the trading week on the fallout of Sunday’s French presidential election. The market is emitting a sigh of relief on Monday after National...

Commodities Technical Analysis, April 24th — April 28th

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 9:39

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 April 23rd, 2017:...

Forex Video Zone

Daily Forex News and Analysis — April 26th 2017

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 9:18

Wall Street traded higher on Tuesday as strong earnings boosted shares. The Dow Jones rose by 1.12% and the NASDAQ added 0.70% to its value. The US dollar traded lower against the other major currencies with the release of mixed US economic data and the continuing rally on the euro. The CB Consumer Confidence came out lower than expected at 120.3 vs. 123.7 forecast, while the New Home Sales came out higher at 621K...

Risk/Return Tradeoff

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 7:53

The risk/return tradeoff is an important concept in finance and investing, and is a basis for many complex theories that we will look at later. In this video, we will look at risk/return individually and collectively and economy's role in the risk/return tradeoff. To actually define the risk/return tradeoff, we must first define risk and return separately. Risk is the probability that an investment's actual return will be different from the expected return, risk can...

What Is a Financial Pyramid?

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 7:37

Many investors structure their portfolios in the form of a financial pyramid. The base of the pyramid is made up of non-volatile, liquid assets. The next level includes securities that provide both income and long-term capital growth. At the third level, a smaller portion of the portfolio is allocated to more volatile investments with higher potential returns and greater risk. At the top level, the smallest percentage of the overall portfolio is invested in ventures that have the highest...