This is the eBook version of the printed book.Currency trading offers immense potential to stock and futures investors seeking new speculative opportunities. However, there are several ways to trade in currencies, and many unsuspecting traders have been burned by aggressive marketing campaigns and gimmicks luring them into unfavorable trading environments. In this book, best-selling trading author Carley Garner covers everything you need to know to avoid those pitfalls and start earning big profits. Currency Trading begins by demystifying all the essentials, from quotes and calculations to the unique language of Forex trading. You'll learn about choosing trading platforms and brokerage firms; working with leverage; accounting for transaction costs; considering liquidity and margin issues; managing counterparty and other risks; and much more. Garner thoroughly explains the currency spot market (Forex, a.k.a. FX); currency futures traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and elsewhere; and currency ETFs. She candidly discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each, cutting through the "smoke and mirrors" often associated with currency trading. You'll also find a full section on currency market speculation, including a clear introduction to fundamental and seasonal analysis in currency markets. With her guidance, you can identify the markets and approaches that best fit your objectives, and avoid the pitfalls that have all-too-often victimized new currency traders.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What Is FOREX? 5
Chapter 2: Making "Cents" of Currency Pairs 17
Chapter 3: FX Brokers and the Reality of Transaction Costs 25
Chapter 4: Is FOREX the Currency Casino? 51
Chapter 5: FOREX Trading Quotes and Calculations 59
Chapter 6: What Are Currency Futures? 65
Chapter 7: Calculating in Currency Futures 83
Chapter 8: Currency ETFs Versus FOREX and Futures 97
Chapter 9: Order Types and Choosing a Currency Trading Platform 109
Chapter 10: Currency Options 125
Chapter 11: Currency Market Fundamental 133
Chapter 12: Getting Technical with Currencies 159
Chapter 13: Tips and Tricks for Currency Traders 183
Chapter 14: Currency Lingo 199
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