popular currency pairs in forex trading

EUR/USD (euro/dollar) – “euro”
USD/JPY (U.S. dollar/Japanese yen) – “gopher”
GBP/USD (British pound/dollar) – “cable”
USD/CHF (U.S. dollar/Swiss franc) – “swissie”

AUD/USD (Australian dollar/U.S. dollar) – “aussie”
USD/CAD (U.S. dollar/Canadian dollar) – “loonie”
NZD/USD (New Zealand dollar/U.S. dollar) – “kiwi”

http://www.investopedia.com/walkthrough/forex/getting-started/pairs.aspx
Majors: EUR/USD, USD/JPY, GBP/USD, USD/CHF
Commodity Pairs: AUD/USD, USD/CAD, NZD/USD
http://www.fxcm.com/uk/markets/forex/currency-pairs/

 

 

Scalping
“A trading strategy that attempts to make many profits on small price changes. Traders who implement this strategy will place anywhere from 10 to a couple hundred trades in a single day in the belief that small moves in stock price are easier to catch than large ones.”
http://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/scalping.asp

 

Currency nicknames – the secret handshake of traders
“USD (U.S. Dollar) – Greenback or Buck
GBP (British Pound) – Sterling
GBP/USD (British Pound / U.S. Dollar pair) – Cable
EUR (Euro) – Single currency or Fiber
CHF (Swiss Franc) – Swissy
CAD (Canadian Dollar) – Loonie
AUD (Australian Dollar) – Aussie or Ozzie
NZD (New Zealand Dollar)- Kiwi
USD/RUB (U.S. Dollar / British Pound pair) – Barnie
EUR/RUB (Euro / Russian Rubble) – Betty
GBP/JPY (British Pound / Japanese Yen pair) – Guppy or Gopher
EUR/JPY (Euro / Japanese Yen pair) – Euppy (pronounced Yuppy)
USD/JPY (U.S. Dollar / Japanese Yen pair) – Ninja
EUR/GBP (Euro / British Pound pair) – Chunnel”
http://forexillustrated.com/currency-nicknames-secret-handshake-traders/

Currency Correlation

Currency Pair Correlations
https://www.cashbackforex.com/en-us/school/tabid/426/ID/437424/currency-pair-correlations

Currency Correlation
“Compare how currency pairs have moved relative to each other”
http://fxtrade.oanda.com/analysis/currency-correlation

Using Currency Correlations To Your Advantage
http://www.investopedia.com/articles/forex/05/051905.asp