A Foreign Exchange Primer

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 22, 2011 - Business & Economics - 250 pages
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This book will provide a thorough introduction to the foreign exchange markets, looking at the main products through to the techniques used, coverage of the main participants, details of the various players, and an understanding of the jargon used in everyday dealings. Written in a concise and accessible manner, it will be an ideal introduction for anyone looking to become involved in the FX markets, from dealing rooms or sales perspectives, to novice investors.

The new edition has been updated to reflect the changes that have taken place in the industry over the past few years. Most chapters have been enhanced and this new edition now features new material on the psychology of trading, the psychology of price movement and online trading.
 

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Contents

Cover
A Brief History of the Market
Market Overview
Maior Participants
Roles Played
Spot Foreign Exchange
Forward Contracts
Short and LongDated Contracts
Exchange for Physical
Managing the Relationship with
Foreign Exchange Market Orders
Glossary of Terms for Chapter 21
Margin Trading
Fundamental versus Technical
Fundamental Analysis
Technical Analysis

Glossagg of Terms for Chapters 7 to 10
Foreign Exchange Swaps
Foreign Exchange Options
Picturing Profit and Loss of Options
Glossary of Terms for Chapters 14 and 15
Glossary of Terms for Chapters 24 to 27
Market Psychology
Final Remarks
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

SHANI SHAMAH joined Jared James Associates as a Director mid 2006 to focus on treasury products including foreign exchange, currency options, commodities and the spectrum of short-term money markets instruments. The coverage extends globally across all revenue and non-revenue generating areas with specialization in trading, sales, structuring, research/strategy and eCommerce. With over 26 years experience in the City with various top and second tier international financial institutions, mostly in foreign exchange and currency options, she is also a specialist in the business development of eCommerce offerings (both institutional and retail) and a generalist in various other financial products with a formidable appreciation and market awareness of the risk management and compliance functions.

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