The markets are now at a point where they can see clearly that some form of policy response is about to come. The action maybe coming from QE3 from Federal reserve, the EZ on Spain and from general release of more spur from the ECB. Read the rest of this entry »
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When you first decide to give Forex trading a go there’s two big decisions you need to take early on to determine which path you’re going to go down. Firstly you need to decide whether you’re going to be a technical or a fundamental trader. That decision generally makes itself nowadays with almost everyone (particularly home/retail traders) focussing on technical trading and giving very little time to the fundamentals.
The next decision you need to make and the topic I’m going to look at here are whether to focus on day trading or swing trading. I would say that the majority of new traders try to get into day trading because it seems the most logical way to pursue trading as a full-time career since it can be treated like a 9-5 job in many ways.
Unavoidable economic recessions are causing a turmoil in stock markets and large corporations all over the world. It is truly a devastating period in our world’s financial history. Stock markets are crashing, leading companies are bankrupt, and average people are barely hanging on. However, the foreign exchange market, or forex, is seemingly immune to the difficulties of these recessions. Let’s take a look at how this is possible.
The Forex market is known to deal with large volumes and hence myths about Forex associate themselves with these volumes. High liquidity, volatility and powerful currency movements make Forex trading special for those who wish to double their bank balances within a short span of time. Presuming that these factors give good wealth, traders jump into Forex trading with many expectations as well as assumptions. But are these warranted?
Forex trading is best known for giving attractive profits on short and long trades. While traders play with the movements of currency pairs and leverage out of the changes in the price movements, they also should be focused on the degree of risks associated with the price movements. Only those who are not averse to risks can be in this game. But, before one enters the arena, you need to know the pros and cons of the game.
There are many elements that a beginner in Forex trading ought to know. These elements are the cornerstone of the Forex trading system that each trader should carefully assess before taking their first plunge. As we all know Forex trading is an exciting business that spans the whole globe. It will be very difficult to trade within the system if you don’t know how a system works. Now before you open a Forex trading account it is imperative that you know the three distinctive element of the market; these are the geographical, functional and participatory elements.
The Foreign exchange market, or simply known as the Forex is a global market where one could buy and sell currencies. Basically it trades 24 hours a day and 5 days in a week. The flow of money coming into Forex is huge. The average daily exchange is estimated to be worth around 1.5 trillion dollars a day.