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For example, if a currency pair is quoted as EUR/USD 1.4000/1.4003, the price at which a broker will sell (Ask) one EUR is 1.4003 USD, while the price at which a broker will buy (Bid) one EUR is 1.4000 USD. The price difference is the broker's profit. With such a pip spread, the cost of buying one lot (USD 100,000) would be USD 30.
swissy aussie and less so yen and euro are all showing warning signs of a correction. based on current circumstances it should be temporary rather than trend changing, but you would expect cable to suffer as well, but for the reasons below, it may see a lot of dip buying.
Despite formation of the forex market in the 1970s, access to the forex market by small speculators was very limited until the late 1990s, when widespread access to Internet technologies made market access practical. Today, individual speculators form a large part of the market, which had previously been accessible only by large commercial institutions.
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