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You might think the currency market is an orderly process for exchanging dollars, yen and euros as trade settles around the world. Learn why itâ€™s more accurate to think of the currency market as a freewheeling, unregulated and dynamic zone open to interventions, rigging and fixes. It can lead to all sorts of traps for the unwary investor. Brokers, investment firms, speculators and central banks are all trying to get the market going their way. We try to make sure youâ€™re on the right side of the trade.