Archive for February 28, 2007

FOREX 101: Make Money with Currency Trading

For those unfamiliar with the term, FOREX (FOReign EXchange market), refers to an international exchange market where currencies are bought and sold. The Foreign Exchange Market that we see today began in the 1970’s, when free exchange rates and floating currencies were introduced. In such an environment only participants in the market determine the price of one currency against another, based upon supply and demand for that currency.

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Types of Foreign Currency Hedging Vehicles

The following are some of the most common types of foreign currency hedging vehicles used in today’s markets as a foreign currency hedge. While retail forex traders typically use foreign currency options as a hedging vehicle. Banks and commercials are more likely to use options, swaps, swaptions and other more complex derivatives to meet their specific hedging needs.

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E-currency Trading - An Alternative to Futures & Forex Trading

I find it amazing that nearly everyday I receive something online or offline that is the greatest break-through in Trading. You know the stuff. This ‘system´ or that ‘method´ has been thoroughly tested and back-tested in every conceivable fashion and is wildly successful. Some work for a period of time but most do not. The decades old statistical fact still remains, 90+% of Futures Traders will lose all of their trading capital within their first year of trading. Now there is a new and promising alternative.

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Forex Trading Basics – Constructing A Blue Print For Profitable Trading

So you want to trade forex markets and you’re wondering how to get a trading plan together to make money?

Well here we are going to look at the basics that any forex trader needs to consider and pitfalls to avoid to get on the road to longer term profits.

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Oil, Iraq And You - A Possible Jouney To Individual Wealth

As mentioned in the last two articles the end game for the war in Iraq is to take the oil and sell it for a profit. It is easy to sit back in our recliners and watch our plasma televisions and argue that we, as a society, are against the war. Just look at all of the polls and you see how so many Americans disagree with what the Bush Administration is doing with foreign policy. Americans by an large say how they hate the war and then they go and get in their vehicle OF CHOICE and drive away. These same Americans would be up in arms if the price of gasoline went rocketing to price points unknown to the American society. If a gallon of gas cost $7.00, then the average American would be on your local news saying how Bush is so terrible and how we are being ripped off by the big oil companies and how there would have to be a windfall tax on the big oil companies. President Bush is only doing what the average American wants to have done. The average American will refuse to realize this, let alone admit the fact.

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