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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
7 winning strategies for trading forex.
Petersfield, Hampshire : Harriman House, 2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||9781435614994 1435614992 1281172030 9781281172037 9780857190246 0857190245 0857190903 9780857190901|
|Description:||1 online resource (260 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||About The Author Preface Introduction PART I - TRADING FOREX 1. Getting started Unique Characteristics of the Forex Market Investing vs Trading Trading Time Frames Warming Up - Opening an account - Currency codes - Currencies are traded in pairs - Trade size - Pips - Reading forex rates - Understanding rollover - What sort of leverage can I get? - Trading - Volatility - Common types of order How to Choose a Broker Forex Trading Is A Serious Business A Day in the Life of a Full-Time Forex Trader 2. Spot Forex Market Structure Market Players - Banks - Large companies - Central banks - Institutional investors/speculators - Forex brokers How the OTC Structure Affects Self-Directed Traders Summary 3. How To Overcome The Odds Of Trading Forex Mind - Do You Have the Mental Strength? - Fear and Greed - Face And Control Your Fears - Focus On the Big Picture Money - Preserve Your Capital - Be Well-Capitalized - Cap Your Losses and Get Your Profits Method - The old question: technicals or fundamentals? - Method is malleable Summary 4. The Ten Rules of Trading Forex PART II - STRATEGIES Strategy 1 - Market Sentiment What Is Market Sentiment? What Factors Influence Market Sentiment? - Interest rates - Economic growth - Geopolitical risks Ways of Measuring Market Sentiment 1. Commitment Of Traders (COT) report 2. Market's reactions to news Summary Strategy 2 - Trend Riding Time Frames of Trends Trend Directions Stages of a Trend Using Currency Price Charts - Trendlines - Measuring trend strength Technical Execution Of The Strategy Summary Strategy 3 - Breakout Fading The Crowd Likes to Trade Breakouts Why Most Breakouts Fail Tricks of Institutional Dealers and Traders - Lack of fresh blood Identifying The Opportunities - Where potential fakeouts occur - Chart patterns - Best market condition to fade breakouts Summary Strategy 4 - Breakout Trading Types of Breakouts Measuring Reversal Breakouts Identifying the Opportunities - Where potential breakouts occur - Chart patterns Filtering False Breakouts Summary Strategy 5 - Decreased Volatility Breakout The Volatility Rollercoaster Ways of Measuring Volatility 1. Moving average 2. Bollinger bands Triangles - Identifying the particular type of triangle - Technical execution of the strategy - Further strategy enhancement Summary Strategy 6 - Carry Trade What Is A Carry Trade? More Money Will Follow The Money Factors Supportive Of Carry Trades Risks Involved In Carry Trade Points of Entry Summary Strategy 7 - News Straddling The Importance of News Market's Reaction to News Identifying the Opportunities Single out market-moving news Note the schedule of news releases Which currency pair to trade for this strategy? Technical considerations Summary Appendices Forex Glossary Currency Codes Major Regulatory Agencies|
|Other Titles:||Seven winning strategies for trading forex|