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How To Get Experience Trading without Investing Real Money

Real market experience can be very risky for novice traders, because in the beginning they have to start with nothing but risk- their hard earned money can be easily lost due to lack of knowledge and practice. However, is it also possible to gain real market experience without actually betting  the farm? The answer is [...]

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The 3 Basic Principles of Trading

Trading is a risky business whether it is stock, commodity or Forex trading. It requires discipline, patience and experience, not to mention knowledge. In financial assets (like stocks, commodities, Forex), there is no perfect buy or sell. When someone buys, another person sells, which means that someone might end up with the short end of [...]

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How To Make Money Trading Forex

Buying and selling in the forex market is like buying or selling stocks, bonds and commodities market. The only difference is that currencies are traded in pairs, while on the other hand individual scrips and commodities are traded in the stock and commodity markets. Traders who are experienced in trading in other markets can still [...]

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How Does The Forex Market Differ From The Other Assets Classes?

How does the forex market differ from the Equity market? The main differences between Forex and Stock markets are as follows: Basis Forex Market Equity Market 24 hour market Yes No Volume and Liquidity Very High Less than Commodities and Forex Commission No Yes Exchange No Yes Margin Trading High Low Manipulation Difficult Commonplace 1. [...]

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What Are the Basic Requirements to Start Trading in Forex?

The Basics of Forex Trading In order to start trading in forex, one needs to open an account with a forex broker. Today, there are practically a zillion brokers and trading platforms available with various options and procedures. Typical questions for the novice trader are Who is the best broker for me? How can I [...]

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What Are The Advantages of Trading Forex?

What trade Forex? Traditionally, equity markets or debt markets have been the sole center of attention for most investors and traders around the world. Currency markets have much to offer, over and above the other traditional and upcoming markets such as commodities, it’s not surprising that the volumes in Forex are far above and beyond [...]

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What Are The Different Types of Forex Traders?

Who can trade in the Forex market? In the forex market, investors or (traders) are of three main types- Hedgers, Speculators and Arbitrageurs. All of these investors contribute to the substantial liquidity of the forex market. This classification is on the basis of their trading orientation or objective- to hedge currency fluctuations, making a quick [...]

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Getting Your Hands Dirty with Forex

About Forex Forex refers to currencies such as the US dollar, Japanese Yen, Pound, and Euro. The forex market is a market or exchange where currencies are traded like other securities such as stocks and commodities. This just happens to be the world’s largest financial market, with a trading value of over $4 trillion a day. Forex, FX, or Foreign [...]

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Direct & Indirect Quotes – Understanding Forex Quotes

Direct and Indirect Quote Forex rates in the currency exchange market are displayed in pairs by market makers (or dealers). Exchanges rates on the other hand are forex rates or FX rates that represent the value of one currency in relation to another currency. For e.g., 1USD = 96.62 JPY. This is the exchange rate [...]

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Different Forex Markets & Their Timings

Forex Market Timings and Major Trading banks: Forex markets are open 24 hours a day from Sunday afternoon EST (Eastern Standard Times) to Friday afternoon EST. In the 5 days of week, there is always one financial market open all the time, when one market close other remains open. For e.g. when London market close [...]

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