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FAQ and what is Forex and Currency Trading?
What is Forex?
Foreign Exchange Market or “Forex” for short is the
name given to the
world’s largest financial market. On average, Forex trades
trillion globally each day, dwarfing any other market in the world.
What happens in Forex?
its most basic level, Forex is when any currency is traded for another.
Forex is really the trading of money, which is where many people get
confused, as there is no physical product or shares in a company
involved. The idea is to buy one currency and at the same time sell
another in what is usually called a pair to make the maximum profit.
Forex have a central location?
stock exchanges, Forex is a global market and hence doesn’t
central location. Because of this, usually most of the trading is done
via electronic devices such as the internet or telephone. Another
advantage of Forex not having a central location is that it is
effectively open for trading 24 hours a day. This means traders
have to wait for opening times to react to any changes in the market
that may happen overnight, as there will always be a financial
institution open somewhere around the world.
Are all currencies traded?
reality only a few of the many currencies worldwide are regularly
traded. Some examples of popular trading currencies are the US Dollar,
the Canadian Dollar, the Euro, the Pound and the Yen. The different
currencies are usually written as three letters, for example GBP. The
first two letters indicate the country and the third the name of the
the benefits of Forex compared to stock markets?
are many benefits (and some disadvantages) to trading on Forex compared
with stock markets. One has already been mentioned – the
trade at all times of the day. Others include that transaction costs
are low and that the cost of start-up is much lower than when trading
stocks. For example you can start trading on the Forex with as little
as a few hundred dollars, although this is not usually advisable.
Do I need lots of tools to trade successfully?
are plenty of tools around that make trading on the Forex a lot easier,
but ultimately you can get started with just an internet connection.
However, it is vital to have a high speed connection so that you can
pick up on any changes in the market as they happen.
tools for Forex will dramatically reduce the risk of losing money, so
if you’re serious about Forex trading, buying several high
tools should always be considered.
trading a high risk enterprise?
trading in the Forex market there is always the potential to lose
money, just like with any sort of trading. With a solid understanding
of how the Forex market works this risk can be reduced, which is why
it’s important to get a good Forex education before starting
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