With currency trading, one thing is certain: you must use a reliable application, as the last thing you want is a sudden crash when you could have made a crucial trade. There is a wide set of currency trading software that allow you to trade either manually or automatically.
Automatic currency trading software is growing in popularity, because it seems to offer a easy way to make money. It is crucial that you remember, regardless of all the claims, the forex market is highly volatile and there is not a single constant winning formula. You cannot assume that you will never lose money. As always, forex is a high risk activity, as you can quickly lose millions within a few minutes.
Manual software require you to have more of a knowledge of the market, but you have a lower risk, if you invest well. Of course if you invest in ‘bearish’ trends, you will lose money.
Many applications are linked to a company or broker that will offer their own spread, which is crucial that you know about. Spread, is the difference between the buy and sell price. You will always find that the sell price is lower than the buy price. The lower the spread, the better as you will gain more profit, and also lose less if you invest badly. A high spread will require you to trust that your chosen currencies will gain in value more than a low spread. Spread is typically referred to with pips. Pips are 0.0001 of the currency you are trading in. It seems small, but currency doesn’t move suddenly.
All in all, you really need to find the software that fits your needs perfectly, whilst also being reliable. Nothing is worse than to lose that crucial trade due to your software crashing. Find software that works for you, along with a solid broker.