Foreign exchange trading can be used when using FOREX trading. There are many platforms that are very safe and can be used to help keep track of your trades as well as watching any currency pairs. Historically FOREX trading was only used by financial companies. The internet has made it possible for anyone to participate in foreign exchange trading.
There are many foreign exchange platforms but you need to be aware that not all platforms are created equal. Good platforms should be safe, secure and 100% legal. Generally large companies will have some of the safest foreign exchange platforms. However there are some downfalls to these companies as many will require a large initial investment or you may only be able to make large transactions. Each platform will have its own limits.
There are many international foreign exchange platforms and it does not matter where you are a resident you can use many international platforms. International platforms can be tricky as you will need to understand the laws associated with that country. Because of these legal issues many platforms do not accept international customers.
Many professionals use foreign exchange trading platforms though the ones that they use may not be easily found using an Internet search. If you are unsure of which platform to chose then you should do some research and read reviews and comments about the different platforms. You can also see what platforms the experts are using.
The best and most professional platforms are those that display the costs upfront with no hidden fees, provide unbiased information on learning how to trade and other free information on the many different foreign currency markets. Good platforms will inform you about the risks involved with FOREX trading and will warn of the dangers involved with margin trading. A good platform does not claim or promise any strategies to create high returns.