Until recently anyone wishing to trade the Forex market needed thousands of dollars just to open an account. This put the market out of reach for anyone other than large businesses and cash rich individuals.Nowadays, mostly thanks to the advancement of technology such as the Internet, many Forex brokers are offering mini Forex accounts that can typically be opened and traded with just $100. This has opened up Forex to practically anyone who has an interest in currency trading. These mini accounts are set to help the foreign exchange become the worlds most popular trading activity. Everyone from students and housewives right up to millionnaire entrepeneurs can now trade the Forex on a mini account and still make large profits.