A Map of Forex Traders: Where Are the 9.6 Million Online Traders?

2020-06-26T22:13:42+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: |

The Forex market has been particularly active since the 1970s. It has become the world’s largest financial market, with an average daily trading volume growing from around 1.2 trillion in 1995 to 5.1 trillion in 2019, according to figures from the Bank for International Settlements. Although large financial institutions and banks are responsible for a substantial [...]

What is the stop hunting?

2020-06-03T04:48:06+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: |

Stop hunting is called the practice that consists in forcing the positions of retail traders, causing a movement in the price action, up or down, until the price reaches the levels where stop loss orders have been placed. This leads to stop losses being executed in such a way that retail traders are expelled from [...]

Fixed exchange rate vs flexible exchange rate

2020-06-03T17:58:03+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: |

In Forex different participants trade currencies, buying and selling in order to profit from changes in the exchange rate. In this article we will see what is the exchange rate, different systems (fixed exchange rate and flexible exchange rate) and why some exchange rates fluctuate and are traded on the Forex market and others not. […]

What is liquidity in the market?

2020-06-03T15:07:49+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: |

What is liquidity? In economics, business or investment, liquidity is the ability of an asset to be converted into cash quickly without losing its value. Thus, market liquidity can be defined as the ability to buy and sell an asset without causing a significant movement of the price. It can also be defined as the [...]

Indirect quotation and direct quotation – Forex

2020-06-03T23:04:07+00:00By |Categories: Forex Education|Tags: , |

What is an indirect quote? Is the price of a currency pair expressed as amount of foreign currency per unit of domestic currency. In other words, when an indirect quote is given, the exchange rate is expressed relative to a fixed  amount of the national currency (1 unit),  while the amount of foreign currency is variable. For example, if [...]

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