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Forex Theory

  1. How does the balance of payments impact currency exchange rates?

  2. How do I use Weighted Alpha to create a forex trading strategy?

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

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

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

  6. How do you make money trading money?

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

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

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

  10. Why is currency always quoted in pairs?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  17. In forex, what are the commodity pairs?

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

  19. What is the Big Mac index?

  20. How is the forex spot rate calculated?

  21. When and why did the euro make its debut as a currency?

  22. What currency is affected by the interest rate decisions of the Bank of England (BoE)?

  23. How often do exchange rates fluctuate?

  24. What is foreign exchange?

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

  26. Is there a world currency? If so, what is it?

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

  28. Why do forex traders use a currency converter?

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

  30. How did George Soros "break the Bank of England"?

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

  32. If a country's currency is determined by the strength of its economy, why isn't the ...

  33. How does leverage affect pip value?

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

  35. Are eurodollars related to the currency called the euro?

  36. How do central banks acquire currency reserves and how much are they required to ...

  37. How is rollover interest calculated?

  38. What was "Operation Wooden Nickel"?

  39. How do businesses decide whether to do FDI via green field investments or acquisitions?

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

  41. How does leverage work in the forex market?

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

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

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

  45. How do I calculate forex pivot points?

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