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Forex vs Stocks

Finding success in the stock market can be difficult. Luckily, there's a better way. Traders all over the world are switching to forex because of the many advantages of the forex market. With forex, you'll discover 24-hour trading and high turnover volume. Plus, with the forex market, you can turn small movements into big opportunities (for profit or loss).

Should I Trade Forex or Stocks?

  • Opportunities - Trading Forex 24/5 means you can access the market for longer than the NYSE's 8/5 operating hours.
  • Simplicity - Eight major currency pairs account for the majority of market volume in Forex trading. Eight major S&P 500 stocks account for just 20%.
  • Liquidity - Gauging movement in Forex could be easier due to increased market liquidity over stocks.
  • Market Growth - Forex has been growing for the last 15 years whereas the stock market has returned to pre-2001 volume.
  • Potential Profit / Loss - Small forex market movements can lead to large gains (or losses). The same movements with stocks can be relatively less impactful.

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