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

EUR/USD Fails to Maintain FOMC-Infused Rally

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:30

EUR/USD attempted to extend yesterday's FOMC-infused rally today but failed. The possible reason for that were manufacturing and services reports for the eurozone released by Markit during the current trading session. Meanwhile, today's US data was good for the most part. Initial jobless claims rose from 226k to 229k last ...

EUR/USD Climbs After FOMC Keeps Dot Plot Unchanged

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:34

EUR/USD jumped today following the policy announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee. While the FOMC raised interest rates, as was widely expected, it retained its dot plot, meaning no fourth hike is projected for 2018. This was certainly a disappointment for dollar bulls, therefore the greenback retreated against...

Forex Brokers Update — March 18th, 2018

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 8:15

Another week has gone without adding new brokers to, but some of the companies' listings have been updated: RoboForex reduced the maximum leverage for crypto trading from 1:10 to 1:5. LiteForex increased the margin call level in its Classic account type from 50% to 100%. The minimum position size...

Forex News

US Dollar Recovers After Sell-Off Caused by Fed Announcement

US Dollar Recovers After Sell-Off Caused by Fed Announcement

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:30

Today, the US dollar was recovering after yesterday's sell-off caused by the policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. Initially, the greenback extended its decline during the current trading session but managed to reverse movement and is now trading above the opening level against almost all most-traded currencies, with the exception of the Japanese yen.

Pound Spikes Higher on BoE Rate Decision, Declines on Brexit Worries

Pound Spikes Higher on BoE Rate Decision, Declines on Brexit Worries

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:35

The British pound today declined against the US dollar after the Bank of England left its monetary policy intact including the bank rate and the asset purchase program. The pound initially spiked higher following the BoE announcement, but quickly headed lower as investor sentiment towards the pound shifted on Brexit worries.

AUD Doesn't Join Rally vs. USD, Dragged Down by Employment Data

AUD Doesn't Join Rally vs. USD, Dragged Down by Employment Data

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:19

The Australian dollar was the only major currency that did not rise against the US dollar today. The reason for that was underwhelming employment data in Australia.

Commodity Blog

Orange Juice Futures Slide on Trade War Worries

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:30

Orange juice futures are trading lower on Thursday as a US government official warned that citrus exports face new risks...

Oil Surges to Seven-Week High on Supply Drop, Geopolitical Worries

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:42

Oil prices are trading higher midweek as they have climbed to their best levels since the beginning of February. After...

Crude Oil Jumps on Hopes for Supply-Demand Balance

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:31

Futures for crude oil touched the highest level in three weeks today as the special committee, appointed by the OPEC-led group aimed at reducing the global glut,...

Forex Video Zone

EUR Under Pressure as Eurozone Signals Slowdown in Some Sectors

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:01

The single European currency failed to take advantage of the US dollar's weakness. The EUR/USD pair declined rapidly after a release of downbeat economic data. According to flash estimates from Markit Economics, the index of business activity in Germany's manufacturing sector dropped to 58.4 in March from 60.6 a month earlier. Economists expected a more moderate decline to 59.8. Besides, business activity in the services sector also slackened to 54.2 in March from 55.3...

Investors Cautious Despite Strong Support of Crude

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:19

Today, crude prices have been trading at highs after the news on decreased oil inventories in the United Stats and good results of the OPEC+ agreement. First, one should pay attention to the data published by the US Energy Information Administration. The report revealed a decline of 2 million 622 thousand barrels in the United State crude stockpiles last week. Experts had projected an increase of 2 million 600 thousand barrels....

Bitcoin Forecast — March 22nd 2018

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:57

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the cryptocurrency, bitcoin for the March 22nd session. Bitcoin/USD — As you can see, bitcoin has rallied initially during the day, but then turned around to show signs of exhaustion. I think on a breakdown below the bottom of the range, we could go down to 8,000. Otherwise, if we can break above the top of the shooting star at the 20-period moving average, we...