Getting Started in Currency Trading, + Companion Website: Winning in Today's Market

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 5, 2012 - Business & Economics - 452 pages
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The definitive introduction to FOREX trading

Getting Started in Currency Trading, Fourth Edition is both an introduction and a reference manual for beginning and intermediate traders. Starting with a description of the Foreign Exchange (FOREX) market and a brief history, the book includes an invaluable section made up of relevant FOREX terms clearly defined using examples. The FOREX market has grown substantially and evolved dramatically in recent years, and this new edition is designed to help the reader to adapt and take advantage of these changes.

Including coverage of how to open a trading account, a step-by-step walk through the physical processes of placing and liquidating currency orders, and information on trading strategy and tactics complete with fundamental and technical analysis, the book has everything needed to assist the trader in the decision making process.

  • New edition is revised and expanded to take into account all of the recent changes in the currency market
  • Now includes a step-by-step introduction for the new trader and additional material on regulation
  • FOREX arithmetic calculations are presented in a clear, easy to understand way
  • Recommendations, guidelines, and caveats appear throughout the book

This new edition of Getting Started in Currency Trading contains significant new information, including a chapter on computers and FOREX, managed FOREX, and new information about regulation, alongside the author's successful trading plan, designed to help the reader put it all together.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
17
3
27
4
35
5
47
6
57
Contents
63
Chapter 7
69
Contents
207
Chapter 16
217
Part 5
229
17
231
Chapter 18
245
Chapter 19
253
Chapter 20
269
Chapter 21
281

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83
9
105
Chapter 10
115
Part 3
127
Contents
133
Chapter 12
147
13
173
Part 4
193
Chapter 15
205
Contents
295
Chapter 23
301
Chapter 24
321
Chapter 25
335
Chapter 26
357
List of World currencies and symbols
373
glossary
389
About the Author
403
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About the author (2012)

MICHAEL DUANE ARCHER has been an active futures and FOREX trader for over thirty-five years. He has worked in various advisory capacities, notably as a commodity trading advisor, registered SEC investment advisor, and branch manager for Heinold of Hawaii. Archer currently trades and is involved in several technical analysis research projects. He hosts the FOREX website www.goodmanworks.com.

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