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Currencies - Foreign Exchange or Forex

Currency or Forex markets are the biggest (most liquid) markets in the world. These articles will explain what these markets are, how they are traded, and what the difference is between the forex and currency futures markets.
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What are Currencies?
Description of the currency (or forex) markets, where one currency is traded for a different currency. Includes a list of popular currency markets, and trading recommendations between currency and futures markets.

Forex or Currency Futures?
Description of the currency markets, including the differences between Forex and futures markets, and recommendations for the best choices for individual day traders.

What Are The Best Hours To Trade Forex?
Learn the best hours to trade the forex markets and when they should be avoided because of a lack of volume, liquidity and volatility.

Forex Market Prices
Forex markets trade slightly differently from other popular day trading markets because there is no last trade price. Find out why the last price is missing, and what this means for your forex trading.

Retail Forex Brokers
Discussion of retail forex brokers, with examples of why they should be avoided.

Calculate the Size of a Currency Market Trade
How to calculate the size of a trade on a currency market for any size of trading account.

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