Foreign exchange and futures trading are becoming more and more popular all over the world mainly because of the promise of the great rewards that go with it. In the past, only major corporations and government institutions were able to cope with it due to the huge volume of trades that take place. Individual and small investors had been unable to participate because it was too overwhelming.
However, with the arrival of the Internet and the advancement of various tools of communication and correspondence, foreign exchange and futures trading have become within arms reach of many private movers and small timers. The Internet has allowed greater access to financial information that enables even individuals to make speculative investments, often without having to pay a single cent.