The [foreign exchange] market is by far the largest and most liquid market in the world, with daily FX turnover estimated at around $2 trillion. If this seems like a lot to you, it is because it is. Compare FX volumes to the tiny $50 billion traded at the NYSE or the $800 billion traded in government debt and you get an idea of the size of the market.

Agustin Silvani, Beat the Forex Dealer

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