This little introduction explains the basics of trading Forex online, a concise explanation of the markets and the major benefits of trading Forex online. There are also two scenarios describing the implications of trading in a bear as well as a bull market to better acquaint you with some of the risks and opportunities of the largest and most liquid market in the world.
As an additional aid for those who are new to Forex, there is also a glossary at the bottom of this text which explains some of the terms used in connection with currency trading.
Overview

Foreign exchange, Forex or just FX are all terms used to explain the trading of the world's many currencies. The Forex market is the largest market in the world, with trades amounting to more than USD 3 trillion every day. Most Forex trading is speculative, with only a low percentage of market activity representing governments' and companies' primary currency conversion needs.
Unlike trading on the stock market, the Forex marketplace is not conducted by a central exchange, but on the "interbank" market, which is thought of as an OTC (over the counter) market. Trading takes place directly between the two counterparts compulsory to make a trade, whether over the telephone or on electronic networks all over the world. The main centres for trading are Sydney, Tokyo, London, Frankfurt and New York. This worldwide distribution of trading centres means that the Forex market is a 24-hour

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