Forex or the foreign exchange market is one of the biggest trading markets and also among the most volatile. Forex trading can either be done manually or buying and selling through a broker or a financial brokerage firm. It can also be done by using the automated process like using a software or an expert advisor also known as a Forex robot.
Generally speaking, Forex is trading in the international currency market. Forex market deals with all the currency trading in the world. Because of its high level of unpredictability, some would refer the Forex market like gambling. Currency values change very fast, that you would need good analysis and at the same time, luck, to be able to land a good transaction.
There are about $3 trillion worth of turnovers every year in the Forex market. More and more traders, newcomers and people are getting interested in sharing the pie. But it is not as simple as that. Tools are necessary to be able to succeed in Forex trade. Forex trading is not also for those who are constantly indecisive and fearful at heart. It takes a lot of decisiveness and courage for you to be able to put your account and investment at risk so that you would be able to gain profit.
This characteristic of the Forex market made some programmers and trading experts to come up with a support system that would enable those who are relatively new in the business to be able to cope with the competition. Thus, the automated Forex trading systems and Forex robots called the expert advisor or EA.
The are two types of Forex trading indicators. These indicators would help you determine if the price is going up or getting down. These indicators would also help you in deciding whether you are entering or exiting a transaction. These indicators are also how kinds of Forex trading robots are called.
• Velocity/Momentum Robots
These robots analyze the price changes, fluctuations and other movement. Upon analyzing the movement of the price, patterns are defined and organized. These patterns would be grouped together and would be used to understand or as a reference when entering a deal or trade.
The rise and fall of the prices would be displayed and therefore would help in determining a pattern in the movement of the price. This would help the trader understand the factors that trigger price movement and at the same time identify opportunities. These trading robots would help you get oriented with the weak and strong points of different markets.
• Continuation trading robots
These kind of robots deal with averages. This kind of robot is ideal for Forex markets that show trends. This robot would determine if there are trends the market by monitoring the up and down movement of the currency trading.
Determining and understanding trade by averages would provide flexibility. At the same time, this would allow you to trade outside the technical factors of trading.
These two kinds of robots, operating based on the kinds of trading indicators, show significant impact on improving Forex trading transactions. Although, not all Forex robots can be entirely relied on to finish deals for you. So, you would have to be careful when buying your own robot. At the same time, it is important to remember that Forex robots are meant to support the trader, not to replace them.