Surprisingly, many people have no idea what the forex market is let alone how to get started. I hope that this page will be able to clarify some of these concerns.
In the United States, stocks are the
major trading and investing avenue that so many are familiar with whether they have traded personally or not.
When we buy a stock in a company, we do so with the expectation and hope that the value will rise and we can sell
at a profit in the future.
When Microsoft released their stock to the publlc or their IPO in
1986, the public was
free to buy their stock at $21 dollars a share. Microsoft's stock
immediately sky rocketed and many people are now living a very wealthy
lifestyle due to their investment in Microsoft stock. Currently,
Microsoft is about $29 a share.
We hear all the time on the news how the stocks had another record day fallling or gaining a number of points.
Now daily investors are pulling their money from the stock market due to continuous falling values in their stocks.
There are some who can't even do that because there are no buyers.
The Foreign Currency Market is a more dynamic market that provides
opportunities to make money if the market is going up or down.
There is about 2 trillion dollars traded daily in the forex market.
There is always a buyer and always a seller. When the value of a given
changes fractionally you can buy or sell that currency against another
currency for a profit.