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Getting Started in Currency Trading: Winning in Today's Hottest Marketplace [NOOK Book]

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Getting Started in Currency Trading is both an introduction and reference tool for beginning and intermediate foreign exchange (Forex) traders. This information-packed resource opens with a description of the Forex market and a section of clearly defined Forex terms with examples. You'll learn how to open your own trading account by following step-by-step instructions and numerous screen shots that show you what expect inside a dealer's trading platform. You'll walk through the physical process of placing and ...
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Getting Started in Currency Trading: Winning in Today's Hottest Marketplace

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Overview

Getting Started in Currency Trading is both an introduction and reference tool for beginning and intermediate foreign exchange (Forex) traders. This information-packed resource opens with a description of the Forex market and a section of clearly defined Forex terms with examples. You'll learn how to open your own trading account by following step-by-step instructions and numerous screen shots that show you what expect inside a dealer's trading platform. You'll walk through the physical process of placing and liquidating currency orders. Later chapters introduce various trading strategies and tactics in detail, along with some fundamental and technical analysis that will help you win in the exploding foreign exchange trading market.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471738336
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/3/2005
  • Series: Getting Started In..... , #59
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Michael Duane Archer (Golden, CO) has been an active commodity futures and Forex trader for over thirty years. He has also worked in various advisory capacities, notably as a Commodity Trading Advisor and SEC registered Investment Advisor. He is currently CEO of CommTools, Inc., a think-tank focusing on cellular automata and complexity theory market forecasting solutions.

Jim L. Bickford is a twenty-seven-year software engineering veteran, technical analyst, and a very active FOREX day trader with an academic background in applied mathematics and statistics. He has numerous books to his credit and recently published Chart Plotting Algorithms for Technical Analysts.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

About This Book.

How This Book Is Organized.

Disclaimer.

PART 1: THEN AND NOW.

Chapter 1: Getting Started.

Chapter 2: History of Currency Trading.

Chapter 3: Currency Futures and the IMM.

PART 2: WHAT EVERY TRADER MUST KNOW.

Chapter 4: FOREX Terms.

Chapter 5: Selecting a FOREX Broker.

Chapter 6: Opening an Online Trading Account.

Chapter 7: Mechanics of FOREX Trading.

Chapter 8: The Calculating Trader.

PART 3: HOW TO BEAT THE MARKET (MAYBE).

Chapter 9: Fundamental Analysis.

Chapter 10: Technical Analysis.

PART 4: THE BUSINESS OF TRADING.

Chapter 11: Money Management and Psychology.

Chapter 12: Trading Tactics.

Chapter 13: What to Do If Things Go Wrong.

Chapter 14: Record Keeping.

PART 5: ADVANCED TOPICS.

Chapter 15: Advanced Topics.

Appendix A: List of World Currencies and Symbols.

Appendix B: Exchange Rates.

Appendix C: Euro Currency Unit.

Appendix D: Time Zones and Global Banking Hours.

Appendix E: Central Banks and Regulatory Agencies.

Appendix F: Resources.

Glossary.

Index.

About the Authors.

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