Making money from currency trading - To explorefrom our partners20 cities with the hottest housing markets10 habits wealthy people have in commonhow the next recession will probably start revealedcarrie wilkerson: 'success is in the eye of the beholder'success magazinegoogle watches you shop when you're not onineman sues hershey for underfilling their boxesamazon launches wedding shop to compete with etsyvet clinic looking for professional 'cat cuddler'by pubexchange. But currency trading offers a bit of protection by being a bit less flexible: you can't buy any nation's money on margin, so unlike equity trading, where a bad leveraged buy can leave you owing more than your initial investment, in the currency exchange market, your risk is limited. In today's age of social networking, foreign exchange has gone social too: in addition to seeing that a friend "liked" a photo or a business on facebook, you can now trade on sites that let you see when that friend bought swiss francs or sold yen. Currency trading, which became possible for the average investor about 15 years ago, has added that social aspect -- and been made all the easier -- thanks to online broker oanda and its retail platform, fxunity, which has mobile and gamification features.
Watch our video to find out the basic processes taking place on the foreign exchange market and how you can benefit from them.