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Being a Forex beginner

We all were beginners one day...
This site is for everyone who decides to step on a path of Forex trading career.

An overwhelming amount of information about Forex can leave an average newbie quite discouraged: What to do first? Where to start? Will I ever be able to comprehend everything about Forex trading?

Those and many other questions will be answered here in our tutorials and lessons.

What is FOREX

Abbr. "FOREX" stands for Foreign Exchange, an exchange of currencies. When a person comes to trade currencies, e.g. buy one currency and sell another one - it is called currency exchange trading, or simply known as Forex.

Because the value of each currency always on the move, it fluctuates depending on the local and global economic factors, there is always an opportunity to profit on those changes/fluctuations - it is called currency speculation.

What currency pairs to trade in Forex?

Although there is lots of currency pairs offered to Forex traders, if you are a beginner it is easier to start with major currency pairs:


There are several good reasons for that:

1. These currency crosses are widely traded, thus providing liquidity which is needed in order to benefit from price changes.
2. They have tight spreads, except may be for GBP/USD, which most of the time receives higher spread quotation from Forex brokers as it is more volatile (e.g. has wider price ranges than other pairs).

What time frame to trade in Forex?

What is the best time frame in Forex? What is the most profitable time frame in Forex?
Those and similar questions are rising day after day in minds of novice Forex traders.

Let’s drop out the philosophy and focus on facts.

We know that each time frame displays same data, but in different intervals.
The choice of time frames is wide.

Let’s take the most preferred Forex time frames: 1 day, 1 hour and 5 minute.
These time frames are also perfect for beginners to test their feel about the Forex market.

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