Forex Theory

  1. What Causes A Currency Crisis?

    Find out what can cause a currency to collapse and what central banks can do to help. ...
  2. Economic Factors That Affect The Forex Market

    Knowing the factors and indicators to watch will help you keep pace in the competitive ...
  3. 4 Factors That Shape Market Trends

    Trends allow traders and investors to capture profits. Find out what's behind them. ...
  4. Top 7 Questions About Currency Trading Answered

    Whether you're puzzled by pips or curious about carry trades, your queries are answered ...
  5. Is the Iraqi Dinar Investment a Wise Investment?

    The Iraqi dinar is a hot investment--but is it a wise one?
  6. 9 Tricks Of The Successful Forex Trader

    These steps will make you a more disciplined, smarter and, ultimately, wealthier ...
  1. 3 Reasons The Mexican Peso Is So Liquid (MXN, ...

    Mexico's vast petroleum reserves and close proximity to the United States add considerable ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Two Great Currencies To Profit From Oil Volatility

    U.S. dollar crosses with Canadian and Australian dollars offer easy access to crude ...
  1. Investopedia's Forex Outlook For July 2012

    We look at the month ahead to see what major events will affect the forex market. ...
  2. Popular Forex Currencies

    Learn about the most traded currencies and the strategies used to trade them.
  3. Top 10 Forex Trading Rules

    Get some guidelines on how to survive - and thrive - in a variety of markets.
  4. Forex Tutorial: The Forex Market

    In this online tutorial, beginners and experts alike can learn the ins and outs of ...
  1. How does the balance of payments impact currency exchange rates?

    Take a brief look at the relationship between a nation's balance of payments and the exchange rate value of its currency ...
  2. How do I use Weighted Alpha to create a forex trading strategy?

    Find out how the concept of weighted alpha can be applied to currency contracts in the foreign exchange market to spot potentially ...
  3. What are common strategies traders implement when identifying a Bearish Engulfing ...

    Learn how to spot a bearish engulfing pattern, and learn some of the trading strategies you can implement to take advantage ...
  4. What do the terms weak dollar and strong dollar mean?

    The two terms, weak dollar and strong dollar, are generalizations used in the foreign exchange market to describe the relative ...
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