Finally, now that you have selected a forex broker to trade with it is recommended to first open a demo trading or a practice account. Most forex brokers offer unlimited demo trading account (but will be deactivated if not used for 30 days). This is a good way to get acquainted with the forex markets and also help you to understand your trading style (scalper or intra day trading, swing trading, etc) and approach (fundamental or technical analysis). You can search for various trading methods and systems or you can develop one yourself when you have a good understanding of technical or fundamental indicators.
Forex trading is one of the most active and dynamic ways to trade the financial markets. At the heart of everything, it is the basic fluctuations in currency values which drives everything else. Learning to trade forex and understanding the forex markets can give a good foundation to trading other markets such as derivatives or equities.