Why Trade Foreign Currency?
Foreign exchange is the world’s largest and most active market. It’s where banks and dealers exchange large amounts of foreign currency, mostly to facilitate trade and investment between countries. It’s open all day and night – except at weekends – and its volume amounts to around $US4 trillion a day … Read=> Why Trade Foreign Currency?
What is Foreign Exchange?
Suppose we want to buy something online from overseas, such as a book that’s not published here. We pay by credit card, and though our payment is debited to our account in Australian dollars, the bookseller in the United States receives US dollars … Read=> What is Foreign Exchange?
How Foreign Exchange Prices Work
An exchange rate is the price of one currency in terms of another. The one most familiar to you is probably the Australian dollar’s value in US dollars; for example one Australian dollar ($A1) has at various times in the recent past (a year or so) been worth between $US0.77 (77c) and $US1.02 … Read=> How Foreign Exchange Prices Work
How Trading Works
Most foreign exchange trading in Australia occurs either in the spot market (interbank market) or via currency contracts for difference (CFDs), but there are other ways to trade. Among them are instruments listed on official exchanges, such as currency futures … Read=> How Trading Works
Forex Trading Analysis Methods
Analysing economic information that indicates in which direction a currency is likely to move is called fundamental analysis. What makes a currency move? A host of factors can affect the relativities between two currencies, but remember that if demand for a country’s goods or services is increasing … Read=> Forex Trading Analysis Methods
Your Forex Trading Plan
Trading in foreign exchange can be risky, especially if you haven’t traded before. Most people who lose money trading in leveraged markets (such as the forex market) do so because they haven’t undertaken the essential learning, , have no trading discipline and no set trading plan … Read=> Your Forex Trading Plan
Before You Start Forex Trading
Choosing a suitable foreign exchange dealer is not as easy as it sounds. One of the best ways is on a recommendation from other traders, but as a guide you should look for a dealer that … Read=> Before You Start Forex Trading
Use these resources to help you learn more. Without the essential information on trading plans and strategies, forex trading is more of a gamble than a source of income. Further resources can be found by typing keywords such the headings below into your internet search engine. Read=> Forex Resources
Disclaimer: trading in foreign exchange (forex) may involve the risk of substantial loss, and maximum losses may in some circumstances exceed the initial amount paid. Before opening an account or trading in foreign exchange you need to consider carefully whether forex trading suits your lifestyle and temperament. You should understand the total risk involved in all the trades you make, and you should understand that only risk capital, or money you can afford to lose, should be used for this purpose. It is important to be fully informed before making this decision, and in particular you should read carefully the documentation from your forex service provider before opening an account. If unsure, seek professional advice. The publisher takes no responsibility for the decisions you make as a result of reading this guide.