Before, [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] as only reserve to multinational corporations and well-financed investor, but now things have changed this market is now opened to the average investor.
The difference between stocks and forex, is that the former move independently of each other, while the latter currencies move relative to each other. Thus, you can diversify your trading.
In addition, the level of playing field is different in stock, since in Forex it is the news that drives currency prices which is available to everyone on a real-time basis. This means that there are no “insiders” in the forex market which operates 24 hours a day around the world.