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Forex software and financial tools are continuously evolving, making it easier to break into the foreign exchange markets. Take a look at our selection of Forex training courses on Udemy, taught by real world professionals and join over a million learners who are finding out how to make the best of the global marketplace.

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The Forex (FX or foreign exchange) market is the marketplace for trading national currencies against each other. Currency trade is used as an investment tool as much as it is used by tourists traveling internationally. Foreign exchange markets can be a great financial instrument to hedge against rising interest rates and diversify a portfolio. Udemy offers many courses that can teach you the nuances of Forex.

Frequently asked questions
Forex stands for “foreign exchange" and refers to the trading of global currencies. The forex market provides a way for traders to buy and sell different foreign currencies. You can trade U.S. dollars for Euros or Euros for Japanese Yen, for example. As industries, businesses, and manufacturing have become increasingly globalized, so has financial trading. The forex market is the largest in the world, with almost $7 trillion exchanged on a daily basis. Unlike stock and options trading, forex trading does not take place within an actual physical exchange that opens and closes, such as the New York Stock Exchange. Rather, forex trading takes place 24/7 in an over-the-counter, or OTC, market. Traded currencies show up in pairs, such as USD/EUR. Both individual investors and major financial institutions participate in forex trading.