This was taken from our doorstep this morning and you can see, for example, the difference between the Offer (the price you can place a sell order) and Bid (the price you can place a buy order) is 3 pips (the spread). However, what this means to you? Well, let''s take a look at the board. If you bought EUR / USD at 1.2158 as it is being offered in the column Offer () and immediately sold it again before the price move, you would only get 1.2155 as is shown in column Bid (). So the net result is -3 pips, or a loss for you and a profit to the broker. Remember to always take the spread into consideration when placing a trade, setting targets and stops BULLS AND BEARS perdas.OS: You will often see the word "bears" (bears) and "Bulls" (bulls) and in books Forex chat rooms. So what''s the point of being talking about the animals when they should be doing business? These are terms that describe the mood of the market. A "bear" market is when the general mood of the market is down, ie when there are more sellers than buyers. A "bull market" is the opposite, when there are more buyers than sellers and the general mood of the Forex market is cima.O and elsewhere are just negotiating a fight between bulls and bears. If you can identify who is gaining the upper hand, then you can identify the direction of the price. Easier said than done, is claro.Bem, that about covers the basics. There are many other areas to be covered, of course, but I hope it helps those who are just starting in this exciting market. If I failed to mention something about which you''d like to read, please leave a comment below and I certainly will add to the article puder.CALCULANDO PROFIT AND LOSS: The foreign exchange market, or Forex market is a money market 24 hours where currencies of nations are bought and sold. Forex trading is always done in currency pairs. For example, you buy Euros, paying with U.S. dollars, or you sell Japanese Yens for Canadian dollars. The value of your Forex investment increases or decreases because of changes in the currency exchange rate or Forex rate. These changes can occur at any time and often result from economic and political events. Using a hypothetical Forex investment, this article shows you how to calculate profit and loss in Forex trading Forex.
Ler a quotation. Forex quotes are always expressed in pairs. In the following example, your pair of currencies are the U.S. dollar (USD) and the Canadian dollar (CAD). The Forex quote, USD / CAD = 170.50 means that one U.S. dollar equal to 170.50 Canadian. The currency to the left of "/" (USD in this example) is called the base currency and its value is always 1. The currency to the right of "/" (CAD in this example) is called the counter currency. In this example, one USD can buy 170.50 CAD, because it is the stronger of the two currencies. The U.S. dollar is seen as the central currency of the Forex market and is always treated as the base currency in any Forex quote where it is one of pares.Vamos now to our hypothetical Forex investment to show how you can profit or lose in Forex trading. In this example, your pair of currencies are the U.S. dollar and the euro. Forex rate of EUR / USD on August 26, 2003 was 1.0857, which meant that one U.S. dollar was equal to 1.0857 euros and was the weaker of the two currencies. If you had bought 1,000 euros on that date, would have paid $ 1.95,70 dólares.Um years later, the Forex rate of EUR / USD was 1.2083, which means that the value of the euro rose against the USD. If you had sold the 1,000 Euros one year later you would have received $ 1208.30, what is $ 122.60 more than what you had started one year antes.Inversamente, the Forex rate one year later had been EUR / USD = 1.0576, the value of the euro has weakened against the U.S. dollar. If you had sold the 1,000 Euros with this Forex rate, you would have received $ 1,057.60, which are $ 28.10 less than what you had begun a year earlier.