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Forex market

  • Traders buy and sell foreign currencies

  • The spotlight is on the world’s 6 major currencies (EUR, USD, CHF, GBP, AUD, JPY)

  • Unlimited buyers and sellers

  • Easy to free of positions as there is always someone that wants to buy

  • Trading is possible 24 hours a day, 5 days a week

Stock market

  • Individuals buy and sell stocks

  • There are more than 40,000 types of stocks available

  • There is a limit on the number of buyers and sellers

  • There are stocks that are difficult to free/sell

  • Trading is possible only during market operating hours