the market operates the enormous money supply and gives absolute freedom within opening
or closing a position in the current market quotation. High liquidity is a powerful
magnet for any investor, because it gives him or her the freedom to open or to close
a position of any size whatever.
with a 24-hour work schedule, participants in the FOREX market need not wait to
respond to any given event, as is the case in many markets.
a possibility to trade round-the-clock; a market participant need not wait to respond
to any given event.
Flexible regulation of the trade arrangement system:
a position may be opened for a pre-determined period of time in the FOREX market,
at the investor’s discretion, which enables to plan the timing of one’s future activity
the Forex market has traditionally incurred no service charges, except for the natural
bid/ask market spread between the supply and the demand price.
with high market liquidity, most sales may be carried out at the uniform market
price, thus enabling you to avoid the instability problem existing with futures and
other forex investments where limited quantities of currency only can be sold concurrently
and at a specified price.
currency moves in a quite specific direction that can be tracked for rather a long
period of time. Each particular currency demonstrates its own typical temporary
changes, which presents investment managers with the opportunities to manipulate
the FOREX market.
the credit “leverage” (margin) in the FOREX market is only determined by an agreement
between a customer and the bank or the brokerage house that pushes it to the market
and is normally equal to 1:100. That means that, upon making a $1,000 pledge, a
customer can enter into transactions for an amount equivalent to $100,000. It is
such extensive credit “leverage”, that in conjunction with highly variable currency
quotations, making this market highly profitable and also highly risky.