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Fx Trading Forex Article:

What Is An Online Forex Trading?
By Arturo Ronzon
For-ex stands for Foreign Exchange; it is a global market for dealing currencies at floating exchange rates. The foreign exchange is worlds biggest currency market, on an average everyday dollar one to two trillion is traded in the foreign exchange. The trade is mostly done over the internet and telephone lines. Online trading is a fast, safe and easy mode of investing. It offers huge returns like twenty to thirty percent every month, yes unbelievable but truth, however thats only in some cases and you need a lot of experience to be able to extract that amount of interest!

There is no fixed centre for the trade so all the trade is done over telephone, internet and fax. The foreign exchange trade witnessed a massive boom only after online trading systems were introduced, internet and telephone has helped the trade grow from $70 billion a day in the 80s to around $1.5 trillion to $2 trillion today.

The currency market is made up of around five thousand institutions most of which are international banks, central government banks, commercial companies as well as big brokers and all these are connected
with each other and do business on the go through online trading system. The major centers for online trading are New York, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Bombay among others, and all these centers also communicate and deal through online trading. The benefits of online trading are listed below:

- Currency market never sleeps: online trading allows you to keep track and deal from anywhere at anytime.
- Mini accounts: some websites offer mini accounts that allow you to get started with as less as $200.
- No Commission! Online trading is commission free, theres no exchange or hidden fee either. Your broker earns from the spreads.
- Instant: its instant unlike offline trade which may involve paperwork.

The nature of the market is such that risk comes inherent and can not be separated but risk can be minimized if you are trading at the right point of time and the right point of time can be anytime only online trading allows you to be there at the right time as all other methods as explained above are slow and usually take up a lot of time in processing.

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