Acknowledgements About the author Preface Introduction Part A: Fundamental Analysis Introduction Trading using economic data Economic indicators Interest rates and central banks Political risks Fundamental analysis wrap-up Part B: Technical Analysis Introduction A potted history How to use TA Charts Trading with trends Technical analysis wrap-up Part C: The Fusion Philosophy Introduction How the philosophy works Trading examples Fusion philosophy wrap-up Part D: Risk Management Introduction Top five risk management tips Trading examples Risk management wrap-up Conclusion My top ten tips for trading Appendix Index
Kathleen Brooks is UK and EMEA research director at Forex.com based in London. She uses both fundamental and technical methods in her analysis and often fuses the two to get a complete picture of the market. Her philosophy of market analysis is to break things down to their most simple parts and build from there. She is a regular contributor to Yahoo Finance, Reuters Great Debate and she is often quoted in international publications including the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. She can be seen regularly on business TV including CNBC, CNBC Arabia, Sky News Australia and the BBC. She started her career in finance at BP where she worked first as a business analyst in its trading division and then as a trading analyst in its foreign exchange dealing room. Prior to joining Forex.com she was a financial features writer for City A.M. Kathleen holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature and Classical Civilization from Trinity College Dublin, and a Master's of Science from The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York City.