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A physical substance, such as food, grains, and metals, which is interchangeable with another product of the same type, and which investors buy or sell, usually through futures con ... Read more

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Buying or Selling Forex Spot Options

by Siam Luu

As a warning for forex options traders, if no specific option matches your needs or goals, do not purchase it. The forex markets will allow you to write your own options if you dis ...

Become a Commodity Broker – Top Four Tips to Follow

Tip Number One: Always, always use stops to help define risk! As the well-known economist John Maynard Keyes once cautioned, “The markets can remain irrationa...

Understanding the Supply and Demand Curve

Most of us know that supply and demand form the basis for Capitalism itself. During the analysis process, sometimes it’s easier to be able to visualize th...

Introduction—Spot, Futures, Forwards, Options, Spread Betting

The overwhelming majority of currency trading volume is in the spot market. FOREX inevitably means spot trading to most participants. But it is possible to trad...

A Brief History of Currency Trading

Ancient Times Foreign exchange dealing can be traced back to the early stages of history, possibly beginning with the introduction of coinage by the ancient Egy...

FOREX versus Futures

The futures contract is precisely that — a legally binding agreement to deliver or accept delivery of a specified grade and quantity of a given commodity ...

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