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If you are going to trade currencies, you had better shorten the learning curve! Experienced broker and trading educational author Carley Garner guides viewers through seven clear and concise lessons exploring the world of FOREX. This simplified guide to the basics of FX is a must for anybody looking to get involved in currency trading. Garner efficiently steers beginning FOREX traders through easy-to-follow discussions of currency market mechanics, margin calculations, pip value calculation, the truth about leverage, understanding pairs trading, reading and interpreting currency quotes, and navigating a trading platform. She also provides insight on the various FX brokerage types and the realities of speculating in the FOREX market.

This product is sold with the understanding that neither the author nor the publisher is engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional services or advice by publishing this product. Each individual situation is unique. Thus, if legal or financial advice or other expert assistance is required in a specific situation, the services of a competent professional should be sought to ensure that the situation has been evaluated carefully and appropriately. The author and the publisher disclaim any liability, loss, or risk resulting directly or indirectly, from the use or application of any of the contents of this product. There is substantial risk of loss in trading FOREX.

Carley Garner is an experienced futures and options broker and co-owner of DeCarley Trading in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is also the author of Currency Trading in the FOREX and Futures Markets, A Trader’s First Book on Commodities, and Commodity Options published by FT Press. She has contributed to the FT Press Delivers line of digital products, Insights for the Agile Investor. Her e-newsletters, The DeCarley Perspective, The Stock Index Report, and The Bond Bulletin have garnered a loyal following.

Carley is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where she earned dual bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Accounting. She jumped into the options and futures industry with both feet in early 2004 and has become one of the most recognized names in the business.

Throughout her fast-paced career, Carley has been featured in the likes of Stocks & Commodities, Futures, Active Trader, Option Trader, Your Trading Edge, Equities, Expiring Monthly, and Pitnews magazine. Carley is often interviewed by news services, such as Reuters and Dow Jones Newswire, and has been quoted by the Investor’s Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal. She has also participated in radio interviews and can be found on the speaking circuit. Carley is also proactive in providing free trading education; for details, visit www.DeCarleyTrading.com.

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Table of Contents

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Introduction

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00:06:21

Lesson 1: What Exactly Are FOREX Traders Exchanging?

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00:07:02

Lesson 2: Coming to Peace with Pairs

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00:10:56

Lesson 3: Quoting Currencies

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00:11:07

Lesson 4: Calculating Margin and Understanding Leverage Ratios

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00:10:52

Lesson 5: Calculating Profit, Loss, and Risk in FOREX

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00:18:59

Lesson 6: Understanding Brokerage Types and Getting Started

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00:11:41

Lesson 7: The Realities of FOREX

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00:05:57