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:
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
“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)
Before I purchased, I contemplated is it worth spending the money? After having listened to it all, more than worth it. I've realized if your going to be stingey with investing in your own education, then forget about it. You'll never make it.
This book is a must for anyone that wants to look at trading the forex markets, investing, hedging investments. Lots of great information and helpful tips to get you on you're path to profitable trading.
For me it only had one or two interesting tips that could have been summed up in one paragraph. The rest of the book was filler and not really worth the money.
"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.
"good but not great"
Nothing special about this book. Anyone in high-school can put together the information in this book. Very basic information that should not have any price tag on it. They would make more money if they give this book away for free, in return for contact information of potential clients.
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.
"Gook little introduction to the Forex market"
I personally like both. One to listen to when busy or on the road, the other for quick references to pages or chapters.
No extreme reaction.
I recommend this book to anybody who wants a quick understanding on how the Forex market works. It is surely a good introduction. The narration is excellent and easy on the ear which is very important. There is nothing worth listening to a book when the narrator is awfull, loud or has a strong accent.
Intellegently written, factual
Explanation of using news to trade forex
No, this is the first
The trading strategies and trading with news
Remember to download accompanying reference guide with graphs in, otherwise book won't make any sense.
"Current and Educational"
Kathy Lien has taken a complicated issue and laid it out in an understandable format. As a new investor, this book gives me confidence to begin moving forward in the Forex market. Thank you, Mrs. Lien!
"If Tim Ferriss wrote a book about Forex"
This was an excellent summary of the forex industry.
I was looking for a starters guide that would tell the story of how the forex market started, explain the philosophy behind why the forex market exists, and also teach me about different trading methods.
If you don't know much about Forex, this is an excellent place to start.
"A good beginners book"
If you are new to trading, this is a good place to start. However, for the intermediate trader, this book most likely does not contain much new information.
"Audible stops this from getting 5 stars"
There was a couple times where the narrator said "as shown in illustration #'s" since audible has no pictures I have no idea what the point was.
Good for beginners as a prerequisite.
"Good read for beginners "
I found the information to be informative, and some of it reinforcing information that I have heard prior. This guidance is for the beginner like myself and solid.
"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".
"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.
"The most comprehensive forex "starters guide""
For beginners, Intermediates and experienced traders. this book is an excellent tool to help understand some of the ins and outs of the forex world. Full of really useful tips and information. I cannot recommend.this book enough. I've purchased the eBook, the audio book, and will very shortly be purchasing the physical copy too. For newbies, I would recommend spending a few months getting your head around the forex world (baby pips school of pipsology website), then practice with a trading account for about 12 weeks before using this book. it will probably make more sense than if you would jump straight into a book. there is no 'quick route' in learning forex. but this book is definitely a big step in the right direction. nice to hear Rob Booker mentioned too! great mentor and trader.
Last few chapters were useful for trading. Help refine my techniques. I think its useful for intermediate traders.
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