FX Trading for Beginners
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FX Trading for Beginners

Provides beginning forex traders with the essential tools and market knowledge in order to build winning FX strategies.
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Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
16 students enrolled
Created by Lawrence Jakows
Last updated 12/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Jump start and improve your trading approach, execution and strategies.
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Requirements
  • No special course materials required.
Description

FX Trading for Beginners is a course for new traders interested in gaining immediate forex market knowledge.

Written by experienced traders, students will benefit from insights and strategies designed to apply online learning to the individual trading platform.

The course is structured in a progressive, easy to follow format.

All materials for learning forex trading are included.

Who is the target audience?
  • New and beginning forex traders.
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
01:32:04
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Course Introduction
2 Lectures 05:57

Our course, FX Trading for Beginners, starts with an instructor introduction and discussion of the main course goal for forex students.

Instructor Introduction and Course Goal
02:26

The FX Trading for Beginners Course Syllabus is reviewed along with general expectations for FX students.

Course Syllabus
03:31

Section I Quiz
3 questions
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Trading 101
6 Lectures 24:14

The introductory lecture of Trading 101 examines the characteristics of forex and compares trading with other financial assets in an investors portfolio.

Introduction
03:40

How is margin calculated in a trader's account? Why and how the conservative use of margin should be used by new traders.

Margin
02:29

Margin and leverage go together. Planning your trading strategy wisely with these concepts will help you to become a consistent trader.

Leverage
02:28

Several types of risk factors are examined, such as information risk and event risk.

Types of Risk
04:23

How risk management techniques and tools are applied to achieve consistent forex trading goals.

Risk Management
07:16

A financial case study of the 2011 earthquake in Japan and the reaction by the yen, governments and financial markets.

Case Study Japan 2011
03:58
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Be a Great Trader
6 Lectures 17:30
Expectations
03:55

Who Are You?
01:55

What is a Trader?
02:57

Goals for Traders
02:41

Questions for You
03:45

FX Rules to Live By
02:17

Be a Great Trader Quiz
2 questions
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The FX Market
2 Lectures 15:10

FX market stakeholders, price determination and the role of fiat currencies are examined.

Players, Prices and Paper
10:33

Why trade forex? Where does trading occur? When are the prime trading times in each region of the world?

Why, Where and When?
04:37

A quiz on material from Section 4: The FX Market

The FX Market Quiz
8 questions
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FX Tools
6 Lectures 29:13

An introduction to FX Tools. Commentary on FX decision making and fundamental and technical forex analysis.

FX Decisions
03:20

How reacting to business news and being ready for interest rate decisions helps with FX fundamental trading.

Fundamental Trading
03:01

Forex traders need a basic understanding of economic terms, concepts and market opportunities.

Economics
02:48

Economic Challenge Quiz
11 questions

An economic, financial and currency analysis of the country of Australia.

Preview 11:29

An overview of technical trading: Candlestick charts, Ichimoku Cloud and Bollinger Bands.

Technical Trading
05:52

Concluding comments and suggestions for students enrolled in FX Trading for Beginners.

Conclusion
02:43
About the Instructor
Lawrence Jakows
4.7 Average rating
3 Reviews
53 Students
2 Courses
azLearning.com

Lawrence Jakows is a Director for azLearning and is presently involved in private equity. Lawrence is currently focused on the intersection of technology, learning and global finance. He has led several product launches and worldwide marketing campaigns.

Prior to founding azLearning, he held positions at Merrill Lynch as a CFM and with Harris Corporation in financial analysis.

Lawrence speaks at industry events.

Lawrence received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and his BS from Villanova University.

He currently lives in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona.