American and British Stock Performance is Not Representative of the Rest of the World Stop-Loss Orders Are not a Fix for Bad Investment Decisions

Stop Orders in Forex Trading

Stops are determined by an investor and are specific points within a currency's target range. When prices reach these stops, the stop order becomes a market order and the currency is unloaded - with the investor presumably making a "reasonable" profit for their troubles. Most successful scalpers use technical analysis (historical data) to determine the stop points for the currency exchanges.