Forex Fundamentals

  1. Four Currencies Under the Spotlight in 2016

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

    Tanking oil prices, slowing BRIC growth, and general instability do not bode well ...
  3. 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. ...
  4. Top 7 Questions About Currency Trading Answered

    Whether you're puzzled by pips or curious about carry trades, your queries are answered ...
  5. Bretton Woods: How It Changed the World

    While the Bretton Woods system is no longer in place, it fundamentally changed the ...
  6. Is the Iraqi Dinar Investment a Wise Investment?

    The Iraqi dinar is a hot investment--but is it a wise one?
  1. Oil & Currencies: Understanding Their Correlation ...

    Crude oil shows tight correlation with movements in many currency pairs.
  2. 3 Reasons The Mexican Peso Is So Liquid (MXN, ...

    Mexico's vast petroleum reserves and close proximity to the United States add considerable ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Two Great Currencies To Profit From Oil Volatility

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

    Six popular currency pairs and numerous secondary crosses offer euro traders a wide ...
  6. How To Trade Forex With Bitcoin (XOM, EXPE)

    We look at ways to trade forex with bitcoin and the pitfalls in doing so.
  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. Black Swan

    An event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and that would be extremely difficult ...
  2. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  3. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
  4. Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)

    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  5. Super Bowl Indicator

    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
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