Trading Forex is not, strictly speaking, an “investment,” in the sense that investing in a bond or a stock is. Traditionally an investment should be held for a long time to appreciate in value, and is usually a low or balanced risk, while the majority of forex trades are short term and higher risk/reward, completing in a matter of minutes or hours.
When you trade forex, you put your money at risk in an investment strategy. However, the risk can be managed with a prudent trading strategy.
As in all investment strategies, there is a ratio of risk versus return. Risk is…
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