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 Dips on Prospects for Hawkish Fed Chair

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:15

EUR/USD dipped today amid speculations that a new Federal Reserve chief may be a hawk. Market participants consider a December interest rate hike almost a guarantee and think that another rate increase is possible in the first half of 2018. All that is bullish for the dollar, and the set of decent economic...

EUR/USD Little Changed as Euro & Dollar Struggle to Find Direction

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:41

EUR/USD moved lower today, but the drop was meager as neither the euro nor the dollar showed clear direction during the Monday's trading session. The greenback continued to suffer from the Friday's underwhelming inflation report, while the euro had troubles attracting traders due to uncertainty regarding the outlook for monetary policy of the ...

Mix of Symmetrical and Ascending Triangle on Daily Chart of GBP/NZD

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:32

After this August's failed symmetrical triangle pattern, GBP/NZD is consolidating in a fusion of ascending and symmetrical triangles. However, now it points towards an uptrend continuation following a bullish breakout from the previous symmetrical triangle. On the image below, the pattern itself is marked using the yellow lines. The cyan line...

Forex News

British Pound Declines Against Major Peers on Lackluster Labor Data

British Pound Declines Against Major Peers on Lackluster Labor Data

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:27

The British pound declined against most other major currencies on Wednesday as the latest labor market figures painted a mixed picture of unemployment and wage growth. Lower expectations of an interest rate hike followed today’s figures, which further weighed on the British currency.

USD Stable, Gains vs. European Currencies amid Next Fed Chief Speculations

USD Stable, Gains vs. European Currencies amid Next Fed Chief Speculations

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:16

The US dollar was stable today against its most-traded rivals but gained on the European currencies, including the euro and the Great Britain pound. The greenback got support from rumors that the next leader of the Federal Reserve may be a hawk.

Canadian Dollar Falls as Uncertainty About Trade Relations Grows

Canadian Dollar Falls as Uncertainty About Trade Relations Grows

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:01

The Canadian dollar fell against its US counterpart on Tuesday as investors grew more uncertain about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Lower expectations of an interest rate hike in Canada and positive economic data in the United States widened the gap between the loonie and the greenback today.

Commodity Blog

Crude Oil Rallies After Supply Data Shows Big Drawdown from

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:16

Crude oil rallied on reports of a big drawdown from US inventories. The American Petroleum Institute reported that US stockpiles of crude shrank by as much...

Gold & Silver Down on Stronger Dollar, Platinum & Palladium Avoid Losses

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:55

Gold and silver dropped today as the US dollar gained, pushing back commodities priced in the US currency. Copper followed suit. Surprisingly enough, platinum and palladium...

Copper Futures Retreat from 3-Year High as Greenback Soars

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:47

Copper prices are retreating from their highest levels in three years as the US dollar strengthens. The industrial metal has been climbing well above...

Forex Video Zone

European Trading Assets Fail to Stand Up Against USD

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:10

The US dollar remains popular during the European session. The EUR/USD pair is still trading under pressure around 1.1740. Bears turned their attention to the pair after the speech of ECB President Mario Draghi at the conference devoted to the structural reforms in the eurozone, where officials noted only the positive impact of low interest rates on the economy of the region. In addition, the situation in Spain is still tense. Catalonia cannot give a clear answer about...

USD Extending Gains

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:18

The US dollar was extending its gains across the board in the Asian trade. Regional investors were trading cautiously as China's Communist Party Congresss kicked off early in the global trading day. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech for the domestic political elite. In his address, he did not make loud statements on the economy and did not trigger big market moves. However, Xi Jinping highlighted the fact about...

Daily Forex News and Analysis — October 18th 2017

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:09

Wall Street closed mixed on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare, Utilities, and Telecoms were offset by losses in Financials, Consumer Goods, and Basic Materias. The Dow Jones rose by 0.18%, the S&P 500 rose by 0.07%, and the NASDAQ lost 0.01% from its value. The US dollar rose against a basket of currencies on speculation that US President Trump was leaning towards nominating a Federal Reserve head who would be more inclined to raise...