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A system of allocating resources based only on the interaction of market forces, such as supply and demand. A true market economy is free of governmental influence, collusion and o ... Read more

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Lessons to Learn from a Market Downturn (3 of 7)

by Stephanie Powers

Proper Risk Management: You thought an investment was risk-free, but it wasn't. The lesson: Every investment has some type of risk. You can attempt to measure the risk and try to o ...

Abenomics, Yen and the BoJ

The Japanese Yen was all over the news last week as the currency soared to an 18-month high against the US dollar. Although USDJPY managed to recover on Friday ...

Depression vs. Recession

Over the past few years the terms depression and recession have featured prominently when discussing the economies of many countries. While they are often used ...

An In-Depth Discussion about Fundamental Analysis

This discussion was penned by the co-author of the first edition of Getting Started in Currency Trading, the late Jim Bickford. It remains relevant today. Funda...

The History of FOREX Regulation

In the beginning of retail FOREX, regulations, other than fraud statutes, were essentially nonexistent. This was also true of the commodity futures markets up t...

Charles Dow and His Market Theory

Charles Dow (1851–1902) wrote a series of editorials in his financial publication, The Customer’s Afternoon Letter, a two-page summary of...

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