Currency Futures

Trading Basics

Currency Futures

A future is an agreement to buy or sell something at future point in time. A currency future is when that agreement is on an FX market.

Other Trading Basics

Bottom Up Analysis

A form of fundamental analysis which starts with analysis of the individual parts.

Bottom up analysis of an index would involve the analysis of each company in that index.

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Basis Point

A basis point is 0.01% and is typically used when quoting interest rate changes.

A move of 0.25% is described as 25 basis points.

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