Forex Trading Account
Forex trading is trading currencies from different countries against each other. Forex is acronym for Foreign Exchange.
For example, in Europe the currency in circulation is called the Euro and the United States the currency in circulation is the US dollar. An example of a forex trade is to buy the Euro while simultaneously selling the US dollar. This is called going long on the EUR/USD.
How does forex trading work?
Forex trading is typically done through a broker or market maker. As a forex trader you can choose a currency pair that you expect to change in value and place a trade accordingly. For example, if you had purchased 1,000 Euros in January of 2005, it would have cost you around $1,200 USD. Throughout 2005 the Euro’s value vs. the US dollar’s value increased. At the end of the year 1,000 Euros was worth $1,300 US dollars. If you had chosen to end your trade at that point, you would have a $100 gain.
Forex traders can be placed through your broker or market maker. Orders can be placed with just a few clicks and the broker then passes the order along to a partner in the Interbank Market to fill you’re your position. When you close your trade, the broker closes the position on the Interbank Market and credits your account with the loss or gain. This can all happen literally within a few seconds.
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Before Trading Forex
— Research the best ways to invest: Forex is supposedly the biggest market in the world. It’s bigger than the US stock market, because the daily turnover is in the trillions. First understand that you, the retail investor are not going to move the market, the banks trade in multimillions, most retail traders won’t be doing so. — Consult a trusted broker: You need to trade through a broker who will not deal against your trades with human dealers or electronically. Most retail FX brokers take the other side of your trade which causes them to gain from your losses. This is a huge incentive for them to run your stop losses and stall the execution of your trades. — Understand world currency and its fluctuations: Currencies are traded in pairs. Choose a single pair to learn how to trade and stick to it until you get to know the personality of the pair. The most heavily traded pair is the Euro/USD and the pair that many traders like because of high because of high volatility is the GBO/JPY. — Get a charting package which allows you to see the current price as it happens and make technical analysis: Almost every broker will give you free charts like the popular Metatrader software. — Enroll in a financial education course: you can find free education from most brokers on trading basics and you can find fee information on almost any trading style on the internet. Just beware of the source of the information you find. The old saying those who can’t do teach is true