Preface. Author s Note. Acknowledgments. CHAPTER 1 Exploring the Currency Market. What Is Forex? Forex Roots. Forex Participants. Forex versus Exchange Markets. Trade Mechanics. Order Types. Margin and Leverage. Earning Interest. Selecting a Currency Dealer. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 2 Principles of a Bargain Hunter. Live Your Life. Learn to Read Price Action. Never Pay Full Price. Manage Your Risk. Manage Your Profit. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 3 Reading Price Action. Understanding Supply and Demand. Identifying Support and Resistance. Trading Price Action. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 4 Managing Risk. Always Use a Stop Order. Beware of Overtrading. Reducing Your Transaction Costs. Stop Thinking about Losses in Pips. Managing Risk through Position Size. Manage Risk Consistently. Be Conservative with Trailing Stops. Is Losing 70 Percent of Your Trades Bad? Know When to Take a Break. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 5 Managing Profit. Common Profit Management Techniques. That Increase Volatility. Identifying Profit Targets. Identifying Profit Targets with Fibonacci Ratios. Using Trailing Stops. Automating Profit with Limit Orders. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 6 Bargain Hunting Along the Edge. Determining Trends. Identifying a Bargain Day. Locating a Support and Resistance Zone. Managing Risk. Managing Profit. Example Trades. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 7 Bargain Hunting with Price Action. Identifying a Bargain Day with Price Action. Managing Risk. Managing Profit. Example Trades. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 8 Bargain Hunting with the Commodities Channel Index. The Traditional CCI Trade. The Bargain Hunter s CCI Trade. Managing Risk. Managing Profit. Example Trades. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 9 Bargain Hunting with Fundamental Data. Why Trade News? What News Is Worth Trading? Which Currency Pair Should You Trade. Understanding Market Reactions. Trading a Fundamental Event. Closing Bell. CHAPTER 10 Achieving Consistency: Simple Steps Every Trader Can Take. Stop Searching for the Holy Grail. Fix Yourself First. Are You Really Going to Earn 100 Percent a Month? Consider Long-Term Trading. Specialize. Develop a Written Trading Plan. Keep a Trading Journal. Demo Trade Properly. Closing Bell. Afterword: The Final Closing Bell. About the Author. Index.
RYAN O'KEEFE educates traders through his trading blog www.ryanokeefe.com. His blog is visited by over 1,500 traders a month and is dedicated to helping them learn to trade around their day job. O'Keefe speaks at trading seminars, hosts online webinars, provides one-on-one workshops, and writes a blog for www.fxstreet.com. He has been studying and trading the currency market for thirteen years. Today, O'Keefe trades from a quiet lake house around various interests.