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The Forex Trading Course: A Self-Study Guide To Becoming a Successful Currency Trader

ISBN: 978-0-470-13764-2
240 pages
November 2007
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A pioneer in currency trading shares his vast knowledge

The Forex Trading Course is a practical, hands-on guide to mastering currency trading. This book is designed to build an aspiring trader's knowledge base in a step-by-step manner-with each major section followed by a thorough question-and-answer section to ensure mastery of the material. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, The Forex Trading Course outlines a practical way to integrate fundamental and technical analysis to identify high probability patterns and trades; and reveals how to develop a trading plan and appropriate strategies for different size trading accounts; how to control emotions and use emotional intelligence to improve trading performance; and much more. Filled with in-depth insight and practical advice, The Forex Trading Course will prepare readers for the realities of currency trading, and help them evolve and achieve success in this dynamic market.

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Table of Contents




About the Author.

Part One. What Drives the Forex Market?

Chapter 1. The Fundamentals of Forex.

Chapter 2. The Role of Inflation.

Chapter 3. Exploiting Information About Economic Growth.

Chapter 4. The China Factor.

Chapter 5. The Commodities Connection.

Chapter 6. How Business Confidence and Consumer Sentiment Affects the Market.

Chapter 7. Fundamental Personalities of Currencies.

Chapter 8. The Personality and Performance of the US Dollar.

Chapter 9. Conducting Your Own Fundamental Analysis.

Part Two. Timing the Trade with Technical Analysis.

Chapter 10. Mapping Price Action.

Chapter 11. Finding Significant Support and Resistance.

Chapter 12. Volatility in Forex and Its Dimensions.

Chapter 13. Chart Formations and Price Patterns You Should Know.

Chapter 14. Trading Styles and Setups.

Chapter 15. Alternative Set Ups and Trading Strategies.

Part Three. Putting It Together.

Chapter 16. The Right Way To Use Simulation Accounts.

Chapter 17. Strategies and Challenges for Different Account Sizes.

Chapter 18. The Path to Success in Forex Trading.

Chapter 19. Test Your Forex IQ.

Appendix A. Selected Futures Columns.


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Author Information

Abe Cofnas has been the forex trading columnist for Futures magazine since 2001. He formed Learn4x.com—one of the first Web-based interactive training sites devoted to forex trading—in 2001 as well. Cofnas is also the founder of www.CurrencyGames.com, a forex education and entertainment company.
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