Once dominated by global banks, hedge funds, and multinational corporations, the foreign exchange market, or forex, is now easily accessible to traders and investors around the world. But in order to make the most of your time in this market, you need to have a firm understanding of how it works.
Written by forex expert Kathy Lien, The Little Book of Currency Trading shows you how to effectively trade and invest in today’s biggest market. Minute by minute, she describes the multitude of opportunities possible in the forex market, from short-term price swings to long-term trends, and details the practical products that can help you achieve success.
Along the way, Lien skillfully explains the forces that drive currencies and provides strategies to profit from them; reveals how you can use various currencies to reduce risk and take advantage of global trends; and examines what you can do to make money without the stress of monitoring the market every day. Other issues addressed include:

Getting started in forex and finding the right approach for you
The most commonly made forex mistakes
Making the most of slow and steady investing as well as learning the fast and furious approach to forex
Avoiding popular forex scams
And much more
Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, The Little Book of Currency Trading opens the world of currency trading and investing to anyone interested in entering this dynamic arena.
©2010 Kathy Lien (P)2010 Gildan Media Corp
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“Kathy Lien is one of the best and brightest in the currency field. Her new audiobook is a definite must for all new forex traders. Kathy explains in an easy-to-understand yet practical format how to get started in currency trading.” (Andrew B. Busch, Global Currency and Public Policy Strategist, BMO Capital Markets)
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3 out of 5 stars
By Mudar Bahri on 15-01-12

Good but could have been better

This book is good for understanding the Forex market better. It has actually changed my perception to the market from a very dangerous and unexpectable market to a very predictable market that can be utilized to increase my monthly income or even to invest in it after my retirement.

The disadvantages are that it omits so many important details especially on charts and charts' reading. It focused on one chart only (The Double Bollinger Bands) and did not mention enough details about other famous and important charts (Stochastic, RSI, ADX, MACD, Momentum, etc.). While the first chapters have been utilized to provide introductory materials about trading in general, it would have been utilized better if it talked about charts and technical indicators, the pros and cons of each, and what benefit does each one provide. But to be fair with the author, she has mentioned another book to refer to when seeking for more details on charts and it is called "The Art of Charts Reading".

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5 out of 5 stars
By Mr Cy Keogh on 27-12-16

A very useful introduction to Forex

I am relatively new to the Forex market, and found this audiobook both a timely review of my scant knowledge with some important additions such as the proper use of Bollinger bands, moving average data, and the importance of fundamentals, planning, and the best time to enter and exit trades. I found some parts a little confusing where there is reference to a chart, which of course I can't see. I can listen to that chapter again of course. Walter does a good enough job, though it would have been nice to have a lady narrator, or even Kathy herself. I suspect this was done to appeal to a wider audience? The 'got it, get it, good' catchphrase soon lost its appeal. Her other book is now on my wish list. Enough said.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Christon on 15-06-15

Really informative

I purchased this book to educate myself before investing. I knew the basics but didn't really have a plan of attach. This book has really helped me to slow down and consider how I can be successful (including what that means to me). I cannot figure out how to access the supplemental documents yet, unfortunately. However, the strategies listed are simple enough to understand that I can figure it out.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Ramiro on 02-12-15

Very good info for starters

the information is awesome just hard to retain as an audio book will have to read it. too many numbers thrown at you.

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