Beginner Trading

  • Is Forex Profitable?

    As the world's largest financial market, the forex attracts millions of participants from around the globe on a daily basis. The result is a highly liquid, diverse trading venue that caters to the needs of retail and institutional investors alike. Whether you're a forex market newcomer or professional, the ultimate goal of active trade is the same: sustain consistent profitability. So, is it possible to actually make money trading currencies…

  • The Best Forex Trading Books For Traders

    For active currency traders, there are thousands of forex trading books available in hardback, soft cover, or digital format. No matter if you are looking to become a technical analyst or brush up on your market history, rest assured that there are a myriad of works addressing almost any trade-related topic. Narrow Down Your Field Of Study With so many choices available, choosing the best forex books for your unique…

  • How Much Money Do I Need To Trade Forex?

    In the mammoth foreign exchange trade market known as the forex, participants from around the globe pursue a broad spectrum of financial goals. From institutional investors hedging portfolio risk to independent retail traders seeking profits, the global currency exchange is rich in opportunity. No matter the extent of your capital resources, the forex market is a viable avenue by which to pursue almost any trade-related objective. Due to the availability…

  • What Is A Hedge Ratio?

    The hedge ratio is a calculation that quantifies an investment or asset's risk exposure. Learn why hedge ratios are commonly used by producers, banks, funds and traders.

  • Who Makes Money Online?

    Internet technology has connected the world in an unprecedented fashion. The ability to transfer information at near light-speeds has revolutionised communication creating an exclusively digital space. Perhaps the largest application of this technology has been in the arena of commerce. Producers, retailers and consumers can now interact via online platforms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Given that more than 3 billion people worldwide access the internet regularly,…

  • Who Trades Forex?

    Forex traders come in all shapes and sizes from diverse walks of life. No matter if one is a retail trader or large institution, opportunity may be found through trading forex.

  • Anatomy Of A Bubble

    Learn more about exactly what a "bubble" is, how it forms in a marketplace, and why learning its phases can potentially help your investment strategy.

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