Familiarize yourself with the most basic concepts of the forex market: short selling, forex spreads, and the best forex spread trading strategies.
1 How to Short Forex: Short Selling Currency Explained
Find out how short selling is used in a down trending market or to hedge currency exposure.
2 What Does a Forex Spread Tell Traders
Improve your knowledge of the spread, which is based on the buy and sell price of a currency pair.
3 Forex Spreads Trading Strategies & Tips
Engaging with the Market
Take your understanding of currency trading basics to the next level, with our in-depth guides to leverage, margin, margin calls, forex orders and entry orders.
1 What is Leverage in Forex? Forex Leverage Explained
Find out how leverage works and how to manage your risk when trading FX with leverage.
2 Using Margin in Forex Trading
Learn the importance of margin in forex trading and how to apply it.
3 What is Margin Call in Forex and How to Avoid One
Traders aim to avoid margin call. Knowing how margin call arises is key to successful trading.
4 Types of Forex Orders
Explore the many different types of forex orders, which traders use to manage their trades.
5 Top 5 Benefits of Using Entry Orders in Forex Trading
Entry orders can increase risk reward potential, save time and money, and keep traders accountable.
6 Using Stop Loss Orders in Forex Trading
Market movements can be unpredictable. The stop loss can provide protection against losses.
7 What is Slippage? Slippage in Forex Explained
Learn the mechanics of slippage in forex, and how traders can mitigate its adverse effects.