A Foreign Exchange Primer

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 11, 2003 - Business & Economics - 196 pages
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The foreign exchange market is the largest in the world, with an estimated $1.6 trillion average daily turnover. This book sets out to introduce the novice to the practical skills necessary to understand the foreign exchange market today.

A Foreign Exchange Primer provides a clear understanding of how this market functions, from 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.

This concise, highly accessible primer is ideal for anyone new to or wanting to become involved in the foreign exchange market, from a dealing room or sales perspective through to the novice investor. 

 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
PART I MARKET OVERVIEW
5
PART II FOREIGN EXCHANGE PRODUCTS
39
PART III ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE
119
PART IV FUNDAMENTALS AND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS
145
Index
179
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SHANI SHAMAH has spent over twenty years working in the financial markets in a variety of treasury, sales and marketing positions.  She currently works for IFX Markets Ltd in London as Global Head of Sales.  The company specializes in foreign exchange, contracts for difference, base and precious metals, managed investment and financial spread trading.

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