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Forex Fundamentals

  1. Where did the term 'pip' in currency exchange come from?

  2. How do changes in national interest rates affect a currency's value and exchange ...

  3. What is the difference between pips, points, and ticks?

  4. How does inflation affect the exchange rate between two nations?

  5. How do I create a Forex Range-Bound trading strategy?

  6. What are common strategies traders implement when identifying a Bearish Engulfing ...

  7. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

  8. What do the terms weak dollar and strong dollar mean?

  9. What is the correlation between American stock prices and the value of the U.S. dollar?

  10. How do you make money trading money?

  11. How do I convert dollars to pounds, euros to yen, or francs to dollars, etc.?

  12. How does margin trading in the forex market work?

  13. What is the difference between trading currency futures and spot FX?

  14. Why is the U.S. dollar shown on the top of some currency pairs and on the bottom ...

  15. Why is currency always quoted in pairs?

  16. How can I trade in cross currency pairs if my forex account is denominated in U.S. ...

  17. What are the rules for placing stop and limit orders in forex?

  18. How are international exchange rates set?

  19. Is there any way to check the historical rates of different currencies?

  20. What impact does a higher non-farm payroll have on the forex market?

  21. What is an overnight position in the forex market?

  22. What is a pip and what does it represent?

  23. What does "outrights" mean in the context of the FX market?

  24. Is there a buy-and-hold strategy in forex, or is the only way to make money by trading?

  25. How do you lose money in the Forex market?

  26. What is the difference between LIBID and LIBOR?

  27. In forex, what are the commodity pairs?

  28. Why is the British pound / U.S. dollar currency pair known as "trading the cable"?

  29. How is the forex spot rate calculated?

  30. What is the name of the currency in New Zealand?

  31. How often do exchange rates fluctuate?

  32. What is foreign exchange?

  33. How did derivatives trader Nick Leeson contribute to the fall of Barings Bank?

  34. In the forex market, how is the closing price of a currency pair determined?

  35. What is hedging as it relates to forex trading?

  36. What are the most common currency pairs traded in the forex market?

  37. Why do forex traders use a currency converter?

  38. Where is the central location of the forex market?

  39. What is the best method of analysis for forex trading?

  40. Can I trade a currency when its main market is closed?

  41. How does leverage affect pip value?

  42. What am I buying and selling in the forex market?

  43. What will happen to my U.S.-based stock portfolio if the U.S. dollar substantially ...

  44. What does rollover mean in the context of the forex market?

  45. How is spread calculated when trading in the forex market?

  46. What methods can be used to fund a forex account?

  47. How is rollover interest calculated?

  48. What was "Operation Wooden Nickel"?

  49. How does the foreign-exchange market trade 24 hours a day?

  50. What is a currency converter and how do I use one?

  51. How does leverage work in the forex market?

  52. Why isn't the EUR/USD currency pair quoted as USD/EUR?

  53. What is the value of one pip and why are they different between currency pairs?

  54. How are foreign exchange rates affected by commodity price fluctuations?

  55. What are the advantages of using a mini forex account for trading?

  56. Why can't I have fixed rollover costs in forex?

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