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FOREX ARTICLES

Whether you’re looking for Forex articles that cover Forex basics or those that focus on more advanced trading topics, you’ll find what you’re looking for in our exhaustive Forex articles database. Browse by category to find articles about a specific subject or peruse the entire list to get a full picture of how the Forex industry functions.

Price Volatility Vs Leverage

8/18/2016 6:56:12 AM

Price Volatility Vs Leverage   Some people hear the word "volatility" and get scared because they see a volatile market as a dangerous market. This isn’t really true because a volatile market isn’t a dangerous nor a safe market. Depending on your trading strategy, you can make money or lose money from volatile markets. The trick is to know when to enter the market and when to exit the market.  To make money from trading, you should know when to use leverage. If ...

Leading Economic Indicators Predict Market Trends

8/16/2016 7:08:41 AM

Leading Economic Indicators Predict Market Trends   Learning how to be efficient in the field of trading involves becoming familiar with the fact that leading economic indicators often predict market trends. Not all types of indicators are able to provide individuals with the same results.  You are encouraged to explore different types to become familiar with a variety of systems. Weekly data is one of the most important beginning indicators that traders should look into. There ...

Investment Strategies for Volatile Forex Markets

8/15/2016 8:25:16 AM

Investment Strategies for Volatile Forex Markets   Investors understand that markets undergo periods of lateral ranging as well as periods of strong trends. They employ a range of trading strategies for each environment to reap the maximum profits. However, in times of extreme volatility, any strategy is susceptible to uncertain swings that may wipe out prior gains they may have made. Fortunately, there are a few investment strategies for volatile markets that may offer traders added protection. ...

Forex: Wading into the Currency Market

8/11/2016 7:01:13 AM

Forex: Wading into the Currency Market   One of the most popular ways of making money online is forex trading. If you are new to the currency market, you cannot just jump into forex trading.  You have to test the forex water before you dive in. First off, there’s big money to be made in the forex market. The problem is that many forex traders get greedy and greed leads to heavy losses. This is the first lesson you ought to learn. Don’t be greedy as a forex trader. Aim ...

Effectively Using Interest Rate Parity to Trade Forex

8/9/2016 7:44:23 AM

Effectively Using Interest Rate Parity to Trade Forex   Interest rate parity is a straightforward process that refers to the equation that fundamentally governs just about all relationships between the interest rates and the currency exchange rates. The premise of the parity involves establishing hedged returns that are the same when investing in different currencies, no matter their level of interest rates. As such, it can be a very effective tool to work with. Part of understanding ...

Exploring Non-Dollar Currencies for Forex Trading

8/8/2016 6:59:49 AM

Exploring Non-Dollar Currencies for Forex Trading   While it’s important for adults to know how much their local currency trades against the dollar, what is more important is exploring non-dollar currencies for forex trading purposes. Other global currencies are equally as important in international trade as the US dollar, so it makes sense to learn more about these currencies. 1. The Euro The Eurozone is the largest trading block in the world. Since the Eurozone is a major ...

Calculating Risk and Reward for Beginning Traders

8/4/2016 7:14:21 AM

Calculating Risk and Reward for Beginning Traders   Sometimes, traders may not be interested in the prospect of a larger payout, so long as it means that they have a smaller steadier profit margin available. On the other hand, there are other traders who are only interested in working with high risk investments because of the enormous potential profits. Calculating risk and reward is one of the most important things any beginning trader must learn, as doing so will help them make smarter ...

Forex Trading on a Budget

8/2/2016 6:50:46 AM

Forex Trading on a Budget   So, you want to trade forex, but you don’t have a lot of money to do so.  Most of your cash each month goes to rent, food, and other necessary expenses, so how can you possibly increase your wealth by trading when it seems as if there is never enough money left over?  The good thing about forex is that it doesn’t require a huge amount of starting capital, which means that forex trading on a budget is a definite possibility. One word of ...

Basics of Advanced Technical Analysis

8/1/2016 6:56:04 AM

Basics of Advanced Technical Analysis   Advanced technical analysis is the prediction of the future prices of currencies and other assets based on past performance and current price. Technical analysts believe market fluctuations discount everything.  Technical analysts also believe price movements can be charted and predicted and it’s possible to spot both short and long-term trends. The last theory states that history repeats itself. Because people react in the same way, ...

What is Position Sizing in Forex Trading?

7/28/2016 7:06:59 AM

What is Position Sizing in Forex Trading?   The term "position sizing" refers to the practice of determining how much to invest in a trade.  Position sizing in Forex trading is different for active trading and long-term investing.  In short-term trades, it is how much a trader could lose if the trade did not succeed. When it comes to longer-term trading, this process is more complicated.  It may be changed by the type of strategy that it is in play.  This ...