Forex is an abbreviation of ‘foreign exchange’, but when it comes to Forex trading is it actually global currency pairs you’ll be working with. Given the world’s various time zones and different hours of business from one country to the next, currency trading continues on a 24-hour basis.
The easiest way to look at commodities is as the building blocks of the world we live in. Commodities are split into four primary categories – livestock & meat, metals, agriculture and energy. The commodities market is both extremely liquid and important due to the world’s reliance on the specific commodities being traded globally.
The stock market operates on the back of conflicting opinions among investors. A trader sells shares in a company believing their value will decrease, while another buys them having predicted the value will increase. Whichever of the two traders was on the money with their projection comes out in the money.
Indices are comprised of multiple component stocks. The movement of any given index is influenced by both the individual performance of its component stocks, along with a wide variety of external pressures. To work with indices is to immediately and significantly diversify your trading portfolio.
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