In the age of the internet and constant flow of information, data concerning Forex as well as areas related to it are available from a wide variety of sources. The profits associated with currency market trading are very lucrative and are constantly attracting new Forex traders in big numbers on a daily basis. Within the field of trading, Forex is generally considered to be unique when compared to the likes of stock exchange.
In finance, a trade is an exchange of a security (stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, derivatives or any valuable financial instrument) for "cash", typically a short-dated promise to pay in the currency of the country where the 'exchange' is located. The price at which a financial instrument is traded, is determined by the supply and demand for that financial instrument.