Exchange Rates Articles

What is an Exchange Rate?

Exchange rates determine, among other things, a nation's economic strength. The stronger a currency unit is against another country's affect not only product costs but also the country's credit rating. On a smaller scale, the exchange rate determines how much a visitor will pay for goods and services in the visited country. Continue Reading...


The What and Why Behind Forex Trading Pairs

In financial markets, every transaction comes in twos; in standard trading, the duet is invoked when one entity tries to sell, and one entity tries to buy. Both sides must exist at the same time to have even a chance of being successful. The Foreign Exchange or Forex market, however, multiplies that concept with another pairing  Continue Reading...


Factors that Influence Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency (or money) has multiple purposes, including being used as a convenient exchange medium for purchasing products and services. Each nation has a monopoly that gives its government the exclusive right to print its own money. There is one accepted currency within national borders for buying and selling merchandise. Continue Reading...