July 25, 2011

What Is Forex??

What is Forex?

Foreign Exchange is one of a growing choice of investment in Indonesia today. Forex Trading is trading exchange foreign currency in international money markets. The forex market is the largest money market in the world.

Conducting transactions in the forex market are: the governments of the world, the world's major banks, international companies, hedge funds, currency speculators and individuals. Thus the number of players in the forex market is causing the velocity of money very fast. Transactions that occurred more than 1.9 trillion U.S. dollars every day that makes money can be transferred from one place to another in just a few seconds.

Like the stock market players can do forex trading by using brokerage services (Commission house) or do it yourself online via the internet.

Forex trading has some advantages compared with the trading of financial products such as stock trading, namely:

24 Hours Trading

Can be done 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, whenever and wherever we are.


Highly liquid with a number of broker / dealers who play in the forex market.

Low transaction costs

Brokerage commissions are relatively small, even for online trading through the internet there are no transaction fees but are charged only the amount of variety. Besides the spread is also small.

2 Potential advantages direction (up or down)

Have good profit potential in a strong currency and the currency is weakening.

Margin Trading

Trading on margin to make the purchasing power of investors exceeds the amount of capital owned.