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  1. What Causes A Currency Crisis?

    Find out what can cause a currency to collapse and what central banks can do to help in times of currency crisis.
  2. The Impact Of Currency Conversions

    In this article, we explore the impact of currency price conversions on consumers, companies, and countries.
  3. Economic Factors That Affect The Forex Market

    Keep pace in the competitive and fast-moving foreign exchange (forex) markets by knowing the economic factors and indicators ...
  4. The Forex Market: Who Trades Currency And Why

    The forex market has a lot of unique attributes that may come as a surprise for new traders. Learn more about who trades ...
  5. Intermarket Relationships: Following The Cycle

    Learn more about the interactions between commodity, bond, stock and currency markets.
  6. Forex Leverage: A Double-Edged Sword

    Find out how leverage, a flexible and customizable tool, magnifies both gains and losses in the forex markets.
  7. EUR/USD Advances for a Third Consecutive Session

    EUR/USD Extended gains for a third straight day on Tuesday but remains within a broader range that has been in force for ...
  8. 4 Types Of Indicators FX Traders Must Know

    By learning a variety of indicators, you can determine the right time and the right strategy to trade any given currency ...
  9. Top Exchange Rates Pegged to the U.S. Dollar

    From the end of World War II until around 1971, all countries in the IMF pegged their currencies to the U.S. dollar. Today, ...
  10. How U.S. Firms Benefit When The Dollar Falls

    When the dollar is weak or falls, smart investors will benefit from investments in multinational companies.
  11. Working In Finance: 5 Forex Careers

    The forex markets can be both exciting and lucrative. Find out what jobs exist in this space and how to get them.
  12. How Much Trading Capital Do Forex Traders Need?

    Forex traders can see substantial benefits from capital gains in the form of a small pip profit over time.
  13. Understanding The Spread in Retail Currency Exchange Rates

    Understanding how exchange rates are calculated and shopping around for the best rates may mitigate the effect of wide spreads ...
  14. How Leverage Works in the Forex Market

    Investors use leverage to significantly increase the returns that can be provided on an investment.
  15. Should You Trade Forex or Stocks?

    Deciding which markets to trade can be complicated, and many factors need to be considered in order to make the best choice. ...
  16. Spotting a Forex Scam

    Forex scams are more common than you think, and new ones will continue to pop up. Here's what to look out for.
  17. How To Pay Your Forex Broker

    Three types of commissions are used in this market. Learn how to get the best deal.
  18. How to Trade Forex on News Releases

    When economic data comes out, it can have a marked impact on the currency market. Find out how to profit.
  19. 6 Top-Traded Currencies and Why They're So Popular

    Every currency has specific features that affect its underlying value and price movements in the forex market.
  20. Using Interest Rate Parity to Trade Forex

    Learn the basics of forward exchange rates and hedging strategies to understand interest rate parity – fundamental knowledge ...
  21. 10 Ways to Avoid Losing Money in Forex

    When approached as a business, forex trading can be profitable and rewarding. Find out what you need to do to avoid big losses ...
  22. Top 8 Most Tradable Currencies

    Currencies can provide diversification for a portfolio that's in a rut. Find out which ones you need to know.
  23. 8 Basic Forex Market Concepts

    We go over some of the things you need to understand before you can trade currencies.
  24. Currency Exchange: Floating Rate Vs. Fixed Rate

    Baffled by exchange rates? Wonder why some currencies fluctuate while others are pegged? This article has the answers.
  25. Introduction to Trading Eurodollar Futures

    The deep level of liquidity and long-term trending qualities of the eurodollar futures market present opportunities for small ...
  26. Getting Started In Forex Options

    Stocks are not the only securities underlying options. Learn how to use FOREX options for profit and hedging.
  27. Forex Trading the Martingale Way

    Martingale's strategy involves an initial trade that is doubled for every loss so that over time, a winning bet will make ...
  28. EUR/USD Threatens a Break of Critical Trendline Support

    EUR/USD is on the verge of breaking below an important rising trendline, which could carry significant technical implications.
  29. 10 Countries With The Biggest Forex Reserves

    Without adequate reserves, a nation's economy can grind to a halt. Here are the 10 nations with the biggest forex reserves. ...
  30. Currency Swap Basics

    Find out what makes currency swaps unique and slightly more complicated than other types of swaps.
  31. IG Trading, IronFX, Dukascopy and Saxo Bank Under New ESMA Regulations

    New ESMA regulations going into effect later this year will sharply limit leverage on European trading of major currency ...
  32. Strategies For Part-Time Forex Traders

    We present some strategies for part-time forex traders to profit even with an inconsistent trading schedule.
  33. How To Become A Successful Part-Time Forex Trader

    Getting started in the forex market, even on a part-time basis, is easier than you might think.
  34. How to Set a Forex Trading Schedule

    Just because the forex market trades 24 hours a day doesn't mean you have to, which is why you can set a trading schedule. ...
  35. Introducing Ichimoku Charts in Forex Trading

    Discover how the high-flying application of Ichimoku charts can be used in forex trading.
  36. How to Become a Successful Forex Trader

    Discover a framework that will help you build your own profitable forex trading strategy.
  37. Top 4 Things Successful Forex Traders Do

    By blending good analysis with effective implementation, you can dramatically improve your profits in the forex trading market. ...
  38. 4 Ways To Forecast Currency Changes

    Whether you are a business or a trader, forecasting currency exchanges helps guide your decisions to minimize risks and maximize ...
  39. The Money Market Hedge: How It Works

    Hedge foreign exchange risk using the money market, which includes Treasury bills, bankers’ acceptances and commercial paper.
  40. Why Interest Rates Matter For Forex Traders

    Central banks' rate changes are one of the biggest influences on the forex market.
  41. Using Currency Correlations To Your Advantage

    Knowing the relationships between pairs can help control risk exposure and maximize profits.
  42. The Pros And Cons Of A Pegged Exchange Rate

    A pegged currency can give a country many advantages, but these advantages come at a price.
  43. Using Pivot Points In Forex Trading

    Learn to combine pivot points in forex trading with traditional technical tools for greater returns.
  44. The Greatest Currency Trades Ever Made

    These speculators took big positions - and scored huge profits - in the currency market.
  45. The 5-Minute Forex "Momo" Trade

    Learn this simple momentum strategy and its profit-protecting exit rules.
  46. These Are the Most Famous Forex Traders Ever

    The five most famous forex traders share common virtues such as strong self-confidence.
  47. A Trader's Guide to Using Fractals

    This reversal pattern known as fractals can make sense of the seeming randomness of market movements and improve your trading. ...
  48. Forex Courses For Beginners

    Trading courses can provide a trader with all the tools required for a profitable experience.
  49. What Forex Traders Need To Know About The Yen

    The Japanese yen possesses some unique qualities that traders should know before jumping in.
  50. Calculating Profits And Losses Of Your Currency Trades

    The forex is a risky market, and traders must always remain alert to their positions. Learn how to keep on top of your currency ...
  51. Most Commonly Used Forex Chart Patterns

    These chart patterns provide entries, stops and profit targets that can be easily seen.
  52. The Effects Of Currency Fluctuations On The Economy

    Currency fluctuations are a natural outcome of the floating exchange rate system that is the norm for most major economies. ...
  53. Improve Your Investing With Excel

    Excel is a useful tool to assist with investment organization and evaluation. Find out how to use it.
  54. 3 Factors That Drive the U.S. Dollar

    We look at three important factors that affect U.S. dollar value, and how to determine when it's the right time to buy currency. ...
  55. Is Your Forex Broker A Scam?

    While the forex market is slowly becoming more regulated, there are many unscrupulous brokers who should not be in business. ...
  56. Top 6 Questions About Currency Trading

    Let's answer six of the primary questions about forex trading, commissions and all of your other queries right here.
  57. Forex Trading: A Beginner's Guide

    Learn about the forex market and some trading strategies to get started.
  58. 6 Factors That Influence Exchange Rates

    An in depth look at out how a currency's relative value reflects a country's economic health and impacts your investment ...
  59. Mergers & Acquisitions: Path to Profitable Trades

    When major corporate transactions have a big impact on the currency markets, you can benefit.
  60. The Origins Of Common Currency Symbols

    Check out some of the world's most heavily traded currencies and their origins.
  61. The International Fisher Effect: An Introduction

    The Fisher models have the ability to illustrate the expected relationship between interest rates, inflation and exchange ...
  62. How Forex Brokers Make Money

    Forex brokers set their prices based on commission, spread, or a combination of both. Traders have to be cautious in the ...
  63. Corporate Currency Risks Explained

    Corporate currency risks include transaction, translation and economic risks.
  64. Does Quantitative Easing (Q.E.) Add to Inequality?

    Learn about quantitative easing (QE) and whether or not this new central banking policy tool plays a role in helping or hindering ...
  65. How to Calculate an Exchange Rate

    Struggling to get a grasp on exchange rates? Here's what you need to know.
  66. The Impact of China Devaluing the Yuan

    The global response to, and fallout from, an event that rocked the investment world in 2015: China devaluating its currency ...
  67. Stop Hunting With the Big Forex Players

    Learn to bank short-term profits by placing stops away from the crowd.
  68. The Forex Three-Session System

    Market hours for Tokyo, London and New York determine volatility peaks. Find out why.
  69. 9 Tricks of the Successful Forex Trader

    These steps will make you a more disciplined, smarter and, ultimately, wealthier trader.
  70. Pivot Strategies: a Handy Tool for Forex Traders

    Make more educated trading decisions by identifying major turning points.
  71. How To Place Orders With A Forex Broker

    Learn how to set each type of stop and limit when trading currencies.
  72. How Currency Fluctuations Impacted 2016 Wealth

    These countries were impacted the most by currency swings.
  73. 3 Reasons Why Countries Devalue Their Currency

    Ever since world currencies abandoned the gold standard and allowed their exchange rates to float freely against each other, ...
  74. How the U.S. Dollar Became the World's Reserve Currency

    The U.S. dollar was first minted in 1914. Find out what occurred during the last century to make the U.S. dollar the world's ...
  75. Why U.S. Dollars Aren't Accepted in Canada

    Is the U.S. dollar accepted in Canada? Learn about the legal and practical aspects of using U.S. dollars in Canadian transactions.
  76. Why Having a Strong Currency Is Like Holding a Hot Potato

    Strong currencies can create complicated situations for nations and policymakers, especially when central banks use divergent ...
  77. Why U.S. Dollars Are Accepted in Bermuda

    The island's proximity to the United States, its popularity with U.S. tourists and the presence of multinational companies ...
  78. What Would It Take for the U.S. Dollar to Collapse?

    Quantitative easing raised concerns about the dollar's vulnerability, but a review of the dollar's strengths and weaknesses ...
  79. These Are The Best Hours To Trade the U.S. Dollar (USD)

    The best times to trade USD currency pairs are centered before and after economic releases in in the U.S. and cross-venues.
  80. These Are The Best Hours To Trade the Euro (EURUSD)

    Six popular currency pairs and numerous secondary crosses offer euro traders a wide variety of short- and long-term opportunities. ...
  81. Why Goldman Thinks the U.S. Dollar Will Stay Strong (GS)

    Goldman analysts are bullish on companies that do business in the United States, in the face of a strengthening dollar and ...
  82. Venezuela's Food Shortage Explained

    Dire economic conditions in Venezuela have resulted in food shortages, hyperinflation, halted production and other serious ...
  83. Understanding Taxes on Physical Gold/Silver Investments

    Physical gold and silver holdings are taxed when sold-- here's how the cost basis is calculated, and ways you can offset ...
  84. These Countries Are Cheap Thanks to Declining Currency

    Discover the effect Brexit has had across global financial and currency markets. Learn why three major currencies have depreciated ...
  85. How the U.S. Election Could Impact the Stock Market

    Discover why the next U.S. president, whether Trump or Clinton, will have significant influence over Wall Street, monetary ...
  86. Why Negative Interest Rates Are Not Working

    Find out why negative interest rate policies are failing because bond buyers do not want a negative yield and saturated borrowers ...
  87. Did the G20 Agree on a New Plaza Accord in Shanghai?

    Learn all about a possible secret "Plaza Accord" made at the Shanghai G20 meetings to intervene and push the U.S. dollar ...
  88. Why the American Middle Class is Shrinking

    Discover why the American middle class is shrinking and why that is probably good thing, although the Fed might be funneling ...
  89. Why Interest Rates Have Been Low for So Long (GS, JPM)

    Learn of several competing explanations about why the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates so low in the United States ...
  90. The Brazilian Real: A Case Study (PBR)

    Take a five-year tour with the Brazilian real (BRL), a currency that has seen more than its fair share of ups and downs, ...
  91. Yuan vs. RMB: Understanding the Difference

    Is renminbi or yuan the right name for Chinese currency—and more importantly, what are the issues revolving around it today?
  92. 6 Countries to Visit with a Strong Dollar in 2016

    The dollar's value has increased substantially against other world currencies. That makes 2016 a great time to travel and ...
  93. The 6 Strongest Currencies Vs. The U.S. Dollar in 2016

    Learn about the world currencies that are stronger than the U.S. dollar, as of February 2016, as well as which factors have ...
  94. Negative Interest Rates: 4 Unintended Consequences

    If negative interest rates do, in fact, persist and become commonplace for both firms and individuals alike, there are a ...
  95. How Dollar Shave Club Grew to a 630M Valuation

    Dollar Shave Club's rapid rise to become a major player in the razor industry.
  96. Razor Wars: Gillette Vs. Harry's Vs. Dollar Shave Club

    Discover how the Dollar Shave Club, Harry's and Gillette Shaving Club compare, and find out about the different subscription ...
  97. 3 Thoughts on QE from Ray Dalio

    Learn what Ray Dalio, chairman of Bridgewater Associates, thinks about quantitative easing based on his 2016 article in the ...
  98. Why Are U.S. Companies Borrowing in Euros?

    U.S. companies with operations that need funding in Europe are likely to take advantage of lower European borrowing rates.
  99. Quantitative Easing Report Card in 2016

    Find out why quantitative easing has not worked, despite the best efforts of the Federal Reserve, and how it has fueled the ...
  100. Dollar Shave Club Review: Is It Worth It?

    Learn about the business model of the Dollar Shave Club, and find out whether the razor subscription company is a worthwhile ...
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