INTRODUCTION TO FOREX
Forex international exchange market represents a particular version of the world financial market. The Forex traders (traders, market participants, able to present some company or trade at their own cost) are targeted to make profit as a result of purchase and sale of a foreign currency. The all currencies exchange rate, which are in the market turnover, change continuously due to the demand and supply fluctuations, influenced significantly by any essential events for a human community in economic, political and environmental sectors. Consequently, the foreign currency price moves one or another way, for instance, dollar-denominated. Using this movement with the common Forex market cliché «Buy cheap, sell expensive», the traders draw income. The Forex market may be distinguished among other financial market sectors because of a fast reaction to the tearing dynamics of numerous externalities:
- immensely high trade transactions easy of access for any singular or company-wide players, that ensures the currency turn-round liquidity (a possibility of purchase or sale execution of any currency or other financial assets in demanded volume).
24-hour performance, enabling the traders to work out of usual operating bounds and during the national holidays in their countries, using foreign markets working at this time.
As it happens in any other market, in addition to extremely high profitableness of the Forex trading, it is interfaced to a great risk. The advancement may be achieved only in case of obtaining a certain background, including the familiarization with the Forex variability and structure, the currency price setting policy, the factor influencing the price and risk level adjustments during the deals, information provider for recording this agencies, analysis and market trends forecast methods, the trading guidance and instruments.
During the preparation period prior to the trading on Forex, a training on demo-accounts is of a great concern, that allows to adapt the gained theoretical skills in practice and acquire the trading experience minimum without any pecuniary losses.
The currency exchange has a centuries-long history coming from the Ancient East. In the Middle Ages period began the eventual currency market build-up, when the emerged international banks introduced the exchange payment facilities, available for third parties that improved the flexibility and the trading deals quantity.