All About Forex Trading

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 19, 2011 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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Currency trading techniques you can bank on!

Forex trading can be remarkably lucrative—and complex, confusing, and risky. Too many investors dive right into Forex, suffering big losses. If you want to trade currencies successfully, read this book, take your time, and plan accordingly. The $4 trillion Forex market will be waiting.

All About Forex Trading walks you through everything you need to know to make currency trading a vibrant part of your diversified portfolio and generate handsome returns—regardless of what is happening to stocks and bonds. Whether your investing style is conservative or aggressive, this no-nonsense guide has what you need to build a powerful Forex trading strategy. Learn all there is to know about:

  • What (and who) drives currency prices
  • Investment vehicles for Forex trading
  • Technical analysis techniques
  • Key fundamental indicators
  • Navigating the economic calendar
  • All the traded currencies—from the Americas to Europe to Asia
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 Forex Basics
5
Chapter 2 What Drives Currency Prices
15
Chapter 3 Who Drives Currency Prices
45
12 Key Questions to Ask
65
Chapter 5 Currencies of the Americas
81
Chapter 6 Currencies of Western Europe
99
Chapter 7 Currencies of Asia
129
Chapter 9 Currencies of Eastern Europe
175
Chapter 10 Navigating the Economic Calendar
195
Chapter 11 Indicators That Forex Traders Watch
221
Chapter 12 Investment Vehicles for Trading Forex
227
Chapter 13 Effective Technical Analysis Techniques
269
Chapter 14 Getting Started as a Forex Trader
309
Conclusion
325
Index
327

Chapter 8 Currencies of Oceania and Africa
161

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About the author (2011)

John Jagerson and S. Wade Hansen are the founders of Learning Markets, which helps individual investors take control of their investment portfolios. They are also the authors of All About Investing in Gold and Profiting with Forex.

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