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Trading the News on the Forex Market

When it comes to trading on the Forex market many traders are searching for a magical formula – one that will help them to make easy money with no effort. Unfortunately, when it comes to investing in the foreign exchange market there is no magical solution. However, learning to trade based on economic news is one of the best ways to maximize your Forex success.

The Foreign Exchange doesn’t work on patterns. If a currency pair is down this week it doesn’t mean that it will go back up in three days just because that’s what happened last week. What really affects the rise and fall of currencies on the market is what’s going on in economic news around the world.

For instance, this year Dubai World announced that it was going to take longer than it thought to pay off $60 billion dollars in debt. Reading this in the news would tell an astute Forex trader a couple of things. For starters, this news should tell you that there would be a rush of traders taking money out of Dubai, lowering the country’s currency. However, other more solid currencies will strengthen, as people taking money out of Dubai will turn to these more stable currencies.

As you can see, it is incredibly important to stay up-to-date on economic news around the world if you want to be successful in your currency trading. Online Forex blogs, websites and news tickers, along with your daily newspaper are all helpful resources.