FOREX BASIC TERMINOLOGY


To get a better understanding of how the forex market works it is essential to know some FX terminologies. Have fun learning with our forex glossary.
Weak Dollar/ Strong Dollar
Dollar is said to be weak (relative to a previous time period) against another currency when more dollars are required to buy one unit of another currency. The dollar is strong or has gained in strength when fewer dollars are required to buy one unit of another currency. For example, if $1 buys 10 FF in 1989 but today $1 buys only 6 FF then the dollar has weakened against the franc.
Whipsaw
Slang for a condition of a highly volatile market where a sharp price movement is quickly followed by a sharp reversal.

PACKED WITH THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE BASIC TERMS, YOU ARE ONE STEP AHEAD IN MAKING YOUR TRADING JOURNEY A PROSPEROUS ONE.