Forex Fundamentals

  1. 4 Factors That Shape Market Trends

    Trends allow traders and investors to capture profits. Find out what's behind them. ...
  2. 6 Factors That Influence Exchange Rates

    An in depth look at out how a currency's relative value reflects a country's economic ...
  3. Why Does a Currency Fall Based on Megaevents?

    How does news of political developments, e.g. Brexit, impact currency valuations ...
  4. Four Currencies Under the Spotlight in 2016

    With currencies having become the “tail that wags the dog,” in terms of their impact ...
  5. How 2016 Could Be A Disaster for These Currencies

    Tanking oil prices, slowing BRIC growth, and general instability do not bode well ...
  6. The History Of Money: From Barter To Banknotes

    Money has been a part of human history for at least 3,000 years. Learn how it evolved. ...
  1. Goldman Sachs Says Asian Currencies Set to Decline ...

    After Asian currencies rallied more in a month than in the past seven years, Goldman ...
  2. Oil & Currencies: Understanding Their Correlation ...

    Crude oil shows tight correlation with movements in many currency pairs.
  3. 3 Reasons The Mexican Peso Is So Liquid (MXN, ...

    Mexico's vast petroleum reserves and close proximity to the United States add considerable ...
  4. These Are The Best Hours To Trade the U.S. Dollar ...

    The best times to trade USD currency pairs are centered before and after economic ...
  5. Two Great Currencies To Profit From Oil Volatility

    U.S. dollar crosses with Canadian and Australian dollars offer easy access to crude ...
  6. These Are The Best Hours To Trade the Euro

    Six popular currency pairs and numerous secondary crosses offer euro traders a wide ...
  1. Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  2. Investopedia's Forex Outlook For November 2012

    Here's a look at current and upcoming events that may influence the FX markets.
  3. Investopedia's Forex Outlook For October 2012

    Here's a look at current and upcoming events that may influence the FX markets.
  4. Investopedia's September 2012 Forex Outlook

    Here's a look at current and upcoming events that may influence the FX markets.
  1. What are the goals of covered interest arbitrage?

    Learn the three major goals of covered interest arbitrage and increase your comprehension of the foreign exchange trading ...
  2. Where did the term 'pip' in currency exchange come from?

    Learn the definition of a pip, what it means in the scope of currency exchanges and how to determine its value. Find out ...
  3. How do changes in national interest rates affect a currency's value and exchange ...

    Understand the role that changes in interest rates can play in determining the value and foreign exchange rate of a country's ...
  4. What is the difference between pips, points, and ticks?

    Learn the differences between points, ticks and pips and how each are used by investors to measure price changes in stocks, ...
  1. Break Into Forex In 12 Steps

    Learn how to get started in forex trading.
  2. 9 Tricks Of The Successful Forex Trader

    These steps will make you a more disciplined, smarter and, ultimately, a wealthier ...
  3. Top 6 Most Tradable Currency Pairs

    Outlining six of the forex market's most tradable currency pairs.
  4. Top 10 Forex Trading Rules

    These rules will help keep you grounded - and out of harm's way.
Hot Definitions
  1. Demand Curve

    The demand curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the price of a good or service and the quantity ...
  2. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  3. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  4. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  5. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  6. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
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