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A Foreign Exchange Primer, 2nd Edition

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Building on a very popular first edition, A Foreign Exchange Primer, Second Edition provides an extremely accessible and up-to-date reference for anyone who wants to work or trade in this unique market.

 The book begins with a market overview to introduce readers to this trillion dollar financial market before going on to foreign exchange products such as spot foreign exchange; forward contracts; short- and long-dated contracts; broken-dated contracts; non-deliverable forwards; foreign exchange swaps; currency swaps; foreign exchange options; picturing profit and loss of options; foreign exchange futures and exchange for physical. The book then goes on to discuss essential knowledge required in order to understand the foreign exchange market, with advice on foreign exchange dealing rooms; managing the relationship with an institution; foreign exchange dealings; foreign exchange market orders; electronic foreign exchange trading and margin trading. The book concludes with a discussion on the differences between fundamental and technical analysis, covering their different approaches, key factors impacting currencies and a brand new chapter on market psychology.

 Fully updated from the 1st edition, A Foreign Exchange Primer, Second Edition provides a clear understanding of how this market functions, from the main products through to the techniques used, coverage of the main participants, details of the various ‘players’ and an understanding of the ‘jargon’ used in everyday dealings in order to equip readers with all the practical skills necessary to understand the foreign exchange market today.


Contents

Disclaimer

1 Introduction

PART I MARKET OVERVIEW

2 A Brief History of the Market

3 Market Overview

4 Major Participants

5 Roles Played

6 Purposes

PART II FOREIGN EXCHANGE PRODUCTS

7 Spot Foreign Exchange

8 Forward Contracts

9 Short- and Long-Dated Contracts

10 Broken-Dated Contracts

Glossary of Terms for Chapters 7 to 10

11 Non-Deliverable Forwards

12 Foreign Exchange Swaps

13 Currency Swaps

14 Foreign Exchange Options

15 Picturing Profit and Loss of Options

Glossary of Terms for Chapters 14 and 15

16 Foreign Exchange Futures

17 Exchange for Physical

PART III ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE

18 Foreign Exchange Dealing Rooms

19 Managing the Relationship with an Institution

20 Foreign Exchange Dealings

21 Foreign Exchange Market Orders

Glossary of Terms for Chapter 21

22 Electronic Foreign Exchange Trading

23 Margin Trading

PART IV FUNDAMENTALS AND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

24 Fundamental versus Technical Approaches

25 Fundamental Analysis

26 Key Factors Impacting Currencies

27 Technical Analysis

Glossary of Terms for Chapters 24 to 27

28 Market Psychology

29 Final Remarks

Index