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BID BIG

Bid/Ask Spread

The point difference between the bid and offer (ask) price. The spread is what Forex brokers use to make money on every Forex trade placed through their network.

Example: Currency spread If the current bid price for the EUR/USD currency pair is 1.5750 and the current ask price is 1.5753, this means that currently you can sell the EUR/USD at 1.5750 and buy at 1.5753. The spread is the amount of pips between the bidding price and the asking price. The example spread 3 pips.
See also: Bid

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