Who Trades Forex?

For the sake of comparison, let us first examine a market that most folks are probably very familiar with: the stock market. This is how the structure of the stock market looks like: By its very nature, the stock market tends to be very monopolistic. There is only one entity, one specialist that controls prices.All trades …

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When Can You Trade Forex?

Now that you know what forex is, why you should trade it, and who makes up the forex market, it’s about time you learned when you can trade. It’s time to learn about the different forex trading sessions. Yes, it is true that the forex market is open 24 hours a day, but that doesn’t mean it’s always active the entire day. You can make money trading …

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How To Trade Forex

mong the financial instruments, the most popular ones are retail forex, spot FX, currency futures, currency options, currency exchange-traded funds (or ETFs), forex CFDs, and forex spread betting. It’s important to point out that we are covering the different ways that individual (“retail”) traders can trade FX. Other financial instruments like FX swaps and forwards are not covered since they cater to institutional traders. With that out of the …

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What is Forex?

The foreign exchange market, which is usually known as “forex” or “FX,” is the largest financial market in the world. The FX market is a global, decentralized market where the world’s currencies change hands. Exchange rates change by the second so the market is constantly in flux.Only a tiny percentage of currency transactions happen in the …

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