The currency pair USD/CHF is the rate between the US dollar and the Swiss franc. As in all currency pairs where the euro is not involved, the US dollar is the base currency in exchanges with the Swiss franc, and the franc is the quote or counter currency.
Leveraged trading (or gearing as it is sometimes known) is when your fixed sum to invest can be made to be worth more than its value, and in the process securing you bigger profits (or bigger losses).
In a nutshell an FX Swap, or a Foreign Exchange Swap, is the simultaneous sale and purchase of one currency for another. As always things are not as simple as they might seem so read on if you would like a better grasp.
The currency pair known as USD/JPY (United States Dollar against the Japanese Yen) is one of a select group of currency pairs called the Majors and one of the most frequently traded currencies in the world.
Forex and stocks are the world’s most popular trading instruments. But how do they differ? We take a look in this new new feature for ForexTrading.net
As time changes so does the forex trading market. Not only have the numbers of traders shot up but the way in which trading occurs is evolving. In this animated video infographic ForexTrading.net visually represents the forex market as it stands.
As time changes so does the forex trading market. Not only have the numbers of traders shot up but the way in which trading occurs is evolving. In this infographic ForexTrading.net visually represents the forex market as it stands.
Even if a currency pair is relatively stable, the price will still fluctuate in a wave-like fashion due to the activities of speculators. The greatest profit opportunities are presented when the price breaks out of one of these patterns. Check out ForexTrading.net's How To Guide to measuring breakouts.
If you want to be a successful Forex trader, you are going to have to learn how to manage risk. In FX trading, there is only one risk that you need to worry about – losing money. Check out this feature on applying risk management to trades.
Currency trading has been around for almost as long as paper money has and every good trader keeps up with what's happening on the forex market right now. But what about the past? Check out this feature to learn about the history of currency trading.