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  1. 1. ==== ====Avi Frister Veteran Trader Reveals A Unique Strategy To Generate Great Income CHECK THISPLEASE :-) ====Forex Trading: a Beginners GuideThe forex market is the worlds largest international currency trading market operating non-stopduring the working week. Most forex trading is done by professionals such as bankers. Generallyforex trading is done through a forex broker - but there is nothing to stop anyone tradingcurrencies. Forex currency trading allows buyers and sellers to buy the currency they need fortheir business and sellers who have earned currency to exchange what they have for a moreconvenient currency. The worlds largest banks dominate forex and according to a survey in TheWall Street Journal Europe, the ten most active traders who are engaged in forex trading accountfor almost 73% of trading volume.However, a sizeable proportion of the remainder of forex trading is speculative with tradersbuilding up an investment which they wish to liquidate at some stage for profit. While a currencymay increase or decrease in value relative to a wide range of currencies, all forex tradingtransactions are based upon currency pairs. So, although the Euro may be strong against abasket of currencies, traders will be trading in just one currency pair and may simply concernthemselves with the Euro/US Dollar ( EUR/USD) ratio. Changes in relative values of currenciesmay be gradual or triggered by specific events such as are unfolding at the time of writing this - thetoxic debt crisis.Because the markets for currencies are global, the volumes traded every day are vast. For thelarge corporate investors, the great benefits of trading on Forex are:Enormous liquidity - over $4 trillion per day, thats $4,000,000,000. This means that theres alwayssomeone ready to trade with you Every one of the worlds free currencies are traded - this means that you may trade the currencyyou want at any time Twenty four - hour trading during the 5-day working week Operations are global which mean that you can trade with any part of the world at any timeFrom the point of view of the smaller trader theres lots of benefits too, such as:A rapidly-changing market - thats one which is always changing and offering the chance to makemoneyVery well developed mechanisms for controlling risk
  2. 2. Ability to go long or short - this means that you can make money either in rising or falling markets Leverage trading - meaning that you can benefit from large-volume trading while having arelatively-low capital base Lots of options for zero-commission tradingHow the forex Market WorksAs forex is all about foreign exchange, all transactions are made up from a currency pair - say, forinstance, the Euro and the US Dollar. The basic tool for trading forex is the exchange rate which isexpressed as a ratio between the values of the two currencies such as EUR/USD = 1.4086. Thisvalue, which is referred to as the forex rate means that, at that particular time, one Euro would beworth 1.4086 US Dollars. This ratio is always expressed to 4 decimal places which means that youcould see a forex rate of EUR/USD = 1.4086 or EUR/USD = 1.4087 but never EUR/USD =1.40865. The rightmost digit of this ratio is referred to as a pip. So, a change from EUR/USD =1.4086 to EUR/USD = 1.4088 would be referred to as a change of 2 pips. One pip, therefore is thesmallest unit of trade.With the forex rate at EUR/USD = 1.4086, an investor purchasing 1000 Euros using dollars wouldpay $1,408.60. If the forex rate then changed to EUR/USD = 1.5020, the investor could sell their1000 Euros for $1,502.00 and bank the $93.40 as profit. If this doesnt seem to be large amount toyou, you have to put the sum into context. With a rising or falling market, the forex rate does notsimply change in a uniform way but oscillates and profits can be taken many times per day as arate oscillates around a trend.When youre expecting the value EUR/USD to fall, you might trade the other way by selling Eurosfor dollars and buying then back when the forex rate has changed to your advantage.Is forex Risky?When you trade on forex as in any form of currency trading, youre in the business of currencyspeculation and it is just that - speculation. This means that there is some risk involved in forexcurrency trading as in any business but you might and should, take steps to minimise this. Youcan always set a limit to the downside of any trade, that means to define the maximum loss thatyou are prepared to accept if the market goes against you - and it will on occasions.The best insurance against losing your shirt on the forex market is to set out to understand whatyoure doing totally. Search the internet for a good forex trading tutorial and study it in detail- a bitof good forex education can go a long way!. When theres bits you dont understand, look for agood forex trading forum and ask lots and lots of questions. Many of the people who habituallyanswer your queries on this will have a good forex trading blog and this will probably not only giveyou answers to your questions but also provide lots of links to good sites. Be vigilant, however,watch out for forex trading scams. Dont be too quick to part with your money and investigateanything very well before you shell out any hard-earned!The forex Trading SystemsWhile you may be right in being cautious about any forex trading system thats advertised, thereare some good ones around. Most of them either utilise forex charts and by means of these,
  3. 3. identify forex trading signals which tell the trader when to buy or sell. These signals will be madeup of a particular change in a forex rate or a trend and these will have been devised by a forextrader who has studied long-term trends in the market so as to identify valid signals when theyoccur. Many of the systems will use forex trading software which identifies such signals from datainputs which are gathered automatically from market information sources. Some utilise automatedforex trading software which can trigger trades automatically when the signals tell it to do so. Ifthese sound too good to be true to you, look around for online forex trading systems which willallow you undertake some dummy trading to test them out. by doing this you can get some forextrading training by giving them a spin before you put real money on the table.How Much do you Need to Start off with?This is a bit of a How long is a piece of string? question but there are ways for to be beginner todip a toe into the water without needing a fortune to start with. The minimum trading size for mosttrades on forex is usually 100,000 units of any currency and this volume is referred to as astandard "lot". However, there are many firms which offer the facility to purchase in dramatically-smaller lots than this and a bit of internet searching will soon locate these. Theres many advertsquoting only a couple of hundred dollars to get going! You will often see the term acciones tradingforex and this is just a general term which covers the small guy trading forex. Small-scale tradingfacilities such as these are often called as forex mini trading.Where do You Start?The single most obvious answer is of course - on the internet! Online forex trading gives you directaccess to the forex market and theres lots and lots of companies out there who are in businessjust to deal with you online. Be vigilant, do spend the time to get some good forex tradingeducation, again this can be provided online and set up your dummy account to trade before youattempt to go live. If you take care and take your time, theres no reason why you shouldnt besuccessful in forex trading so, have patience and stick at it!For access to a mass of articles on forex and a large number of videos, please visit my site onforex trading.Hi, Im Philippa Holmes (Pippa to my friends) and I have been involved in education and trainingand the forex market for a considerable time. I have written extensively on the subject and cancount a considerable number of successful business people among my many past students. Mymany reviews all emphasize the clarity of my writing and the ease with which absolute beginnerscan get to grips with the subjects I present.My web site carries thousands of articles on forex trading anda very large number of videos on the subject. As these are constantly changed its well-worth aregular visit - just to see whats new.Remember, your success is my success so please do drop in and take a look.Happy Trading,
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