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Jobs Data in the United States – Why It Matters for the Retail Trader

Jobs Data in the United States – Why It Matters for the Retail Trader

The currency market or foreign exchange appeared with the United States decision to drop the gold standard. At the start of the 1970s, the Nixon Administration’s decision set the stage for what will become the most significant financial market in the world. Also known as the interbank market it ...

Financial Wars in 21st Century

In an interconnected world like the one we live in, countries try to get a competitive edge against each other by all means possible. Currencies do not fulfill solely a local role but have a significant influence on international trade. Its interest rate level gives the value of a currency. ...

Oil and CAD Correlation Explained

If there’s a commodity that changed the world we live in, that’s oil. Since its discovery, oil shaped up industries disrupted businesses and was the source of the progress we now take for granted. Many associate oil with the driving industry only. In a way, it is normal. Because automobiles are ...

Trading Strategies: COT Report Analysis

It’s been a while since I shared my ideas on market analysis with you. I see that reader interest in the topic increases. Especially for those who are trying to understand the true causes behind the price movements in a particular market. So today, I want to move from theory to practice and ...

FX Aggregator: complex software system explained in simple words

Forex aggregators provide software solution for liquidity aggregation from various sources within a single view. The aggregators support various combination of order types, currencies and tiered pricing. Forex brokers nowadays seem very interested in acquiring the services of Forex aggregators ...

Precious Metals: 2008 to 2014 –Volatility Continues

Gone are the days when the precious metals were used as safe-haven investment amid global slowdown that began in 2008. A wide range of factors were responsible for the record rallies in precious metals. Store of Value In 2008, major economies were hit by one of the worst recessions in the ...

Forex Participants and their Influence on the World

By Igor Titara for Forex Article Contest Have you ever thought that Central Banks are the largest buyers and sellers of money? What do I mean? The first paper money was printed by a direct order of the Central Bank. The money is transferred to commercial banks that make a monetary distribution ...

Modern Lifestyle of a Forex Trader

I want to talk about the other side of Forex trading, which is a modern lifestyle of a Forex trader. Forex trading has been rapidly developing in the recent years. This is supported by the development of the Internet working with a good speed at a low cost. Back in 2000, there were little or ...

My Journey in Forex Trading

I will share my experience in the Forex market. I hope my story will raise spirits of other traders. I came to Forex trading in 2007. I surfed the Internet in search of the valuable information related to this business. Then I started learning the basics of trading from the website. At ...