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Common Areas Overlooked by Forex Traders

Trading the foreign exchange (forex) markets offers you the opportunity to make a lot of money, it is a fast paced, 24 hour a day environment where billions change hands every day. In order to stay one step ahead of the game and to maximise your profits, you must utilise every tool you can access

Top 5 online courses for becoming an expert stock trader

It’s easy to be drawn to the hustle and bustle of the stock market. And it’s no wonder. Forbes ranks a career as a financial analyst as “one of the top-paying entry-level jobs on the market.” These days, you don’t need a degree in business or a ton of experience to start building effective strategies

Forex Webinars

Webinars have become very popular of late but not everyone understands what they are and how they are used. What is a webinar? Webinars, sometimes termed web conferencing or online workshops, refers to a service offered by a particular internet site which can be shared remotely and simultaneously across geographically dispersed locations. One way to

Trading Forex – Your Way

When investors are looking for the right place to put their money to work, there are many choices of varying degrees of risk and potential reward. You can invest in stocks, bonds, money instruments, commodities of many types, derivatives and then there is the Foreign Exchange Market (Forex). When you trade in the Forex, you

Forex Trading for Beginners – A Guide

Thanks to a variety of confusing terms and the potential for losing money whilst trading, many people are both unaware and unconcerned by the various incarnations of the stock market. Forex for example, is a term which many people may not have heard of, and as a result they may not have experienced the variety

Interpreting Forward Exchange Rate Quotes

Forward exchange rate contracts trade at premiums or discounts to the spot rate. These premiums and discounts are useful insights for analysts to gauge what to expect from the market, and which currencies are expected to appreciate and which ones are expected to depreciate. The forward exchange rates are quoted in terms of points. For

What are Bitcoins?

Over the past few weeks the talk about bitcoins has been taking importance and almost every media publication is talking it. Some people are looking at it as the future of ecommerce, while others are pessimistic and think it’s just a bubble. So, what exactly are bitcoins and how you can also use them? In

Australian unemployment rate remains steady

Although it’s performing better than those of many other industrialised nations, the Australian economy has one or two weaknesses that threaten to undermine its relative progress. The unemployment rate in January had remained at a respectable 5.4%, with a net gain of 10,400 new jobs being recorded, while 65% of the population were deemed eligible

How to Become a Forex Trader

Forex trading, just like stock trading, offers a lucrative opportunity for anyone who wants to make money in the financial markets. However, research suggests that most people who start trading in foreign exchange do so unprepared and end up losing their money. Some of these people will never return to forex trading, while others will

Factors that Influence Foreign Exchange Rates

The foreign exchange rates, just like other financial assets, fluctuate every day as the demand and supply of different currencies changes. These changes in exchange rates affect everyone either directly or indirectly.  In this article we will look at some of the important factors that influence the exchange rates. The factors are presented in no