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What is Currency Hedging?

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Currency Hedging” In simple terms, currency hedging is the act of entering into a financial contract in order to protect against unexpected, expected or anticipated changes in currency exchange rates. Hedging can be likened to an

What is a Cross Currency?

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Cross Currency” A cross currency is a pair of currencies traded in forex that does not include the U.S. dollar. One foreign currency is traded for another without having to first exchange the currencies into American

What is a Currency?

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Currency” Currency can best be defined as tokens used as money in a country. In addition to the metal coins and paper bank notes, modern currency also includes checks drawn on bank accounts, money orders, travelers