1. What is Forex Trading?

Trading, whether in stocks, foreign exchange or digital currencies, has received a lot of attention recently. In particular, foreign exchange (forex) trading has seen strong growth. For those new to the term, forex trading or forex exchange means buying and selling currencies. It’s the exchange of one currency for another – for example, Euros for US Dollars, British Po...
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2. Benefits of Forex Trading

Forex trading has evolved vastly over the years, and today anyone can trade currency pairs. Many people are choosing the Forex market to trade because it's the right place for a trader with potential and trading capability. There are enormous benefits of trading in the Forex market, considering the fact that it is the largest and most liquid of the financial markets, and ...
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3. Forex Market History

Over the past few years the Forex market has gained popularity amongst retail traders and investors, this is due to the impressive promotional efforts by Forex brokers and a continuous supply and demand model. Looking at the past Ancient times Currency exchange involved changing one currency for another and taking a small commission. Money changers, Goldsmiths and Si...
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4. Introduction to Margin and Leverage

What is margin? Margin, in forex trading is one the most important concepts that a trader needs to understand. It is often misunderstood, and many feel that it is a fee charged by brokerage companies. It’s not a fee, it's a very small percentage of your deposit kept as security to hold open positions in your account. It largely depends on your open positions: if ope...
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5. Calculate and Manage Margins

Calculating margins To trade efficiently in the forex market you must always keep check on the margin requirements. In order to understand it, let’s go through the formulas to calculate margin, margin level, equity and free margin, then we will also look at margin call and stop out levels. Required margin required margin = trade size / leverage * exchange rate ...
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6. Pip in the Forex Market

If you are new to the forex market, there are a few important terms you should familiarise yourself with – pip, bid price, ask price and spread. Pip in the forex market A pip in the FX market stands for point in percentage. It is the smallest unit of measurement to express the change in prices between two currencies. Most US Dollar currency pairs like EUR/USD, GBP/USD...
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7. What is Slippage?

Slippage In the Forex market, rates can change at a rapid pace during critical news events, conferences and economic releases. Traders may face high volatility and slippage during these times. Slippage is a common thing to experience, and occurs when an order is executed at a different rate compared to the expected rate. For example, if you place a buy order for EUR/USD ...
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8. Standard and Blade Accounts

Titan FX offers two accounts; Standard and Blade. Both accounts are flexible and provide great trading conditions for various traders. Titan FX Zero Blade ECN Account The Titan FX Zero Blade ECN account provides the tightest raw spreads available, the fastest achievable connectivity and millisecond execution speed. A low commission is charged for each trade however, s...
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9. Forex is a 24 Hour Market

The forex market is open 24 hours a day which is one of its biggest assets and makes it unique. The 24 hours access available to traders is split into four trading sessions – Sydney, Tokyo, London and New York. This is why the FX market is also known as the market that never sleeps. Trading sessions The forex market trades 5 days a week, opening at 5pm EST (Eastern T...
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10. Trading Currency Pairs

Trading currency pairs in the forex market means you are buying one currency and at the same time as selling another. The first currency in the pair is known as the base currency, and the second one as the quote currency. Whenever you buy a currency pair, you are buying the base currency and selling the quote currency. Alternatively, when you sell a currency pair, you se...
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