Forex news signals

Forex news signals, just like many other forex signals, are very important in the career life of a forex trader. With it traders can get first hand information about forex related news and apply their analysis of the news in a timely fashion to their trades for maximum profitability, all things being equal. Forex news is scheduled everyday with different levels of importance. It is only wise that a trader should take advantage of it while trading in the forex market.


To understand what forex news signal is all about, there is need to know what a forex signal is. A forex signal is a set of analyses guides a trader regarding the buying and selling of currency pairs at any given time. A forex signal system can only generate signals based on any of the following two

  1. Technical analyses charting tools

  2. News

When the signal is based on news regarding the forex market, then it is known as forex news signal.


All traders that trade the forex market (especially the new ones) need the forex news signal at all time. This is because of the level of volatility that forex news always introduce to the forex market anytime it breaks. The volatility that forex news can bring introduces ordinary volatility, moderate volatility, or extreme volatility to the market; which affect forex traders of all types.

Between the new and old traders, it might seem that the new traders need forex news signal more that old traders. The fact remains that all traders need them equally; the new traders, who know next to nothing about trading the forex market under such conditions, need forex news signals to guide them in their trades; the old traders on the other hand need them to, at least to alert them of a recent development in the forex market.

There are traders who prefer not to trade the forex market when there is a high level of volatility in the market. Such traders may not have much need for the forex news signals. Once they find out, through some sort of alert or something, that there is high volatility in the market as a result of forex news, they fold their trades and watch from the sidelines until the volatility dies down.

The content of this article reflects the author’s opinion and does not necessarily reflect the official position of LiteForex. The material published on this page is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered as the provision of investment advice for the purposes of Directive 2004/39/EC.

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