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Common Forex Terms: Dealing Desk

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 30 Aug 2013

The dealing desk in the forex market is usually the broker through whom you place the forex trading orders. There are basically two models in forex trading, namely dealing desk and no dealing desk. Even though many market participants believe that no dealing desk model is superior, the dealing desk model has its own advantages. Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Fundamental Analysis

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 19 Aug 2013

Fundamental analysis influences the forex market significantly. Basically, fundamental analysis consists of economic indicators of each country, statistical reports, government announcements, changes in interest rates, inflation indicators, employment reports, etc. These indicators and reports of a country directly influence the economic status and stability of that country. If the economy is declining, automatically the currency Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Leverage

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 13 Aug 2013

Leverage is defined as using different financial instruments or other types of borrow capital amounts through margin money deposits to enhance the return of investment. Even though leverage is used extensively in all financial markets and even in real estate transactions, leverage is especially highly effective in the forex markets. With a small margin of Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Margin

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 07 Aug 2013

It is very important to understand how margin works in the forex market. When you use the margin account in forex trading, you are basically borrowing money from the market maker or the forex broker in enhance the return on investment. If you wish to invest in the forex market and make profits, first you Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Market Maker

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 01 Aug 2013

Market makers in any financial market are an individual or an organization that offers a buy price and a sell price on a financial instrument or even a commodity. The market makers obtain their profits through the spread from their bid offers. In the forex market, the major market makers are large banks and most Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: News Trading

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 26 Jul 2013

One of the major factors that impact the forex market and currency movements is news releases. These news releases include economic data from the countries all over the globe and major policy announcements by governments. Such economic data and policy announcements act as catalysts for sharp movements in the forex market and their impact could Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Pip

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 15 Jul 2013

Pip is an abbreviation for percentage in point, also known as price interest point. In the forex markets, pip is basically a unit of exchange in any currency pair exchange rate. All the major currencies with the exception of the Japanese yen have prices with four decimal places. For such currencies, a pip is a Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Pip Value

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 09 Jul 2013

All major currencies in the forex market are traded in lot sizes of 100,000 units of the currency which is the base currency. Hence, the change of 1 pip in the exchange rate of one currency would change the value of the quoted currency by 10 units. For example, in the currency pair of EUR/USD, Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Range Trading

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 03 Jul 2013

Among the various trading styles in the forex market, experienced traders use only certain proven styles like range trading, trend trading, technical analysis trading, fundamental analysis trading, etc. Range trading is one of the simplest trading processes and highly effective but you have to define clearly the parameters of risk and reward. The major advantage Continue Reading…

Common Forex Terms: Technical Analysis

Author: champ Comments: 0 Date: 27 Jun 2013

Technical analysis plays a significant role in the forex market. Technical analysis is the use of the charts of the movements of currency over specific periods and identifying possible future trends. However, you should take into account several important considerations when you develop a forex trading system based on technical analysis. There are dozens of Continue Reading…


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