Life Beyond the Major Currencies
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Renowned currency expert Kathy Lien looks at other world currencies and their nation's economies to demonstrate that there are opportunities in forex outside of the US dollar.
Tariffs, or customs duties, are taxes imposed on foreign goods and services. In addition to providing a country with additional revenue, tariffs offer protection to domestic producers. Imported items become more expensive, allowing businesses at home to become more competitive with their pricing.
Drastic currency swings do happen, and they have become very hard to predict. Find out what causes them.
ADRs can open up a whole new world for investors. Find out what they are and how they work.
Learn how this measure of change is used in trading currencies on the forex market.
Kathy Lien, director of currency research for GFT, discusses the recent intervention by the Bank of Japan to support the yen and how traders can potentially profit from it.
Though economists may view sovereign debt in terms of numbers, Kathy Lien says it's also a sentiment gauge, and successful recent debt auctions have kept euro traders bullish.
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