Forex FAQs

  1. How do initial margin and maintenance margin differ?

  2. How are interest rates related to open market operations?

  3. What indicators are used in exchange rate forecasting?

  4. What forex strategies use Fibonacci retracements?

  5. How do you make money trading money?

  6. What is arbitrage?

  7. How do I use Relative Vigor Index (RVI) to create a forex trading strategy?

  8. How do I use moving average to create a forex trading strategy?

  9. How often do exchange rates fluctuate?

  10. What is the value of one pip, and why are pips different between currency pairs?

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

  12. How do I convert one type of currency to another, such as dollars to pounds?

  13. How do I use the relative strength index to create a forex trading strategy?

  14. How do I use the Zig Zag Indicator to create a forex trading strategy?

  15. What does deflation mean to investors?

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

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

  18. How do companies benefit from interest rate and currency swaps?

  19. Who determines interest rates?

  20. What do 'outrights' mean in the context of the FX market?

  21. When did the U.S. start using paper money?

  22. Why does the time value of money assume that a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow?

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

  24. What is foreign exchange?

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

  26. How do I use exponential moving average (EMA) to create a forex trading strategy?

  27. How does the balance of trade impact currency exchange rates?

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

  29. Keynesian and Monetarist economics: How do they differ?

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

  31. How do I use an arbitrage strategy in forex trading?

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

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

  34. Why isn't the U.S. dollar worth more than the British pound?

  35. What causes a recession?

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

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

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

  39. What is The Difference Between LIBID and LIBOR?

  40. What is the Big Mac Index?

  41. What is Inflation and How Should it Affect my Investing?

  42. How do national interest rates affect a currency's value and exchange rate?

  43. How Does Leverage Affect Pip Value?

  44. How Do You Use a Back-to-Back Loan?

  45. What happens to the US dollar during a trade deficit?

  46. How are NDFs (non-deliverable forwards) priced

  47. How do I use Stochastic Oscillator to create a forex trading strategy?

  48. How do traders and analyst create profitable Swing Trading strategies in forex?

  49. How do I use Fibonacci Clusters for creating a forex trading strategy?

  50. How do I use On-Balance Volume (OBV) to create a forex trading strategy?

  51. How are Bollinger Bands® used in forex trading?

  52. What's the difference between hyperinflation and inflation?

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

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

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

  56. Is it possible to trade forex options?

  57. What should I look for when choosing a forex trading platform?

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

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

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

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

  62. How is the forex spot rate calculated?

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

  64. What is the difference between inflation and stagflation?

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

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

  67. How is rollover interest calculated?

  68. How do central banks acquire currency reserves and how much are they required to hold?

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

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

  71. Why are some shares priced in the hundreds or thousands of dollars, while other just as successful companies have more normal share prices? For example, how can Berkshire Hathaway's be over $80,000/share, when the shares of even larger companies are only

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

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

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

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

  76. Is scalping a viable forex trading strategy?

  77. What types of accounts are available for forex trading?

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

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