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Welcome! Are you new to trading forex? The School of Forexics is our free online course that helps beginners learn how to trade forex. If you've always wanted to learn to trade but have no idea where to begin, then this course is for you.



  • Types of Charts
    In order to study how the price of a currency pair moves, you need some sort of way to look at its historical and current price behavior.A chart, or more specifically, a price chart, happens to be the first tool that every trader using technical analysis needs to learn.A chart is simply a visual representation of a currency pair’s price over a set period of time.It visualizes the trading activity that takes place during a single trading period (whether it’s 10 minutes, 4 hours, one day, or one week).Any financial asset with price data over a period of time can be used to form a chart for analysis.Price changes are a...
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  • Three Types of Analysis
    What's it gonna be? The red pill, the green pill, or the blue pill?3 Types of Forex Market AnalysisThere are three basic types of market analysis: technical, fundamental, and market sentiment. Which suits you?Technical AnalysisTechnical analysis is the framework in which traders study price movement.Fundamental AnalysisIf you like analyzing social, economic, and political factors that affect currency supply and demand, then fundamental analysis is for you!Sentiment AnalysisSometimes it’s not always about the numbers, but how market players feel…how do you figure out and trade forex off of that?Which Type of Analysis for Forex Trading is Best?In order...
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  • Brokers 101
    The first step in the real world of forex is opening an account with a broker. But be warned! Brokers love to hunt for noobs.History of Retail Forex TradingLearn the roots and history of the forex market to help give you an understanding of how to tame this beast.Forex Broker Types: Dealing Desk and No Dealing DeskThere are two types of services when doing business in the retail forex market: Dealing Desk and No Dealing Desk. What’s the difference?Dealing Desk vs. No Dealing Desk Forex BrokersOne type of broker isn’t necessarily better than the other because each trader is different. This lesson will help you decide which factors are most important to...
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  • Why Trade Forex?
    Want to know some reasons why traders love the forex market? Read on to find out what makes it so attractive!Why Trade Forex: Advantages Of Forex TradingLow transaction costs and high liquidity are just a couple of the advantages of the forex market.Why Trade Forex: Forex vs. StocksNobody likes bullies! Good thing for us, unlike the stock market, there is no one financial institute large enough to corner the forex market!Why Trade Forex: Forex vs. FuturesThe futures market trades a puny $30 billion per day. Thirty billion? Peanuts compared to the FIVE TRILLION that is traded daily in the forex market!
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  • Who Trades Forex?
    From money exchangers, to banks, to hedge fund managers, to local Joes like your Uncle Pete - everybody participates in the forex market!Forex Market StructureBecause there is no centralized market, tight competition between banks normally leads to having the best prices! Boo yeah!Forex Market PlayersThe forex market is basically comprised of four different groups.Know Your Forex History!If it wasn’t for the Bretton Woods System (and the great Al Gore), there would be no retail forex trading! Time to brush up on your history!
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  • How Do You Trade Forex?
    Now, it's time to learn HOW to rake in the moolah!How to Make Money Trading ForexWhat is forex trading? How does forex trading work? What you need to know on how to get started in trading forex.Know When to Buy or Sell a Currency PairLet’s start with the very basics. First, what drives the value of a currency?What is a Pip in Forex?You’ve probably heard of the terms “pips,” “pipettes,” and “lots” thrown around, and here we’re going to explain what they are and show you how their values are calculated.What is a Lot in Forex?How many units of currency can we trade? What size positions can we trade and what are they called?Impress Your Date with Forex...
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  • How Do You Trade Forex?
    Now, it's time to learn HOW to rake in the moolah!How to Make Money Trading ForexWhat is forex trading? How does forex trading work? What you need to know on how to get started in trading forex.Know When to Buy or Sell a Currency PairLet’s start with the very basics. First, what drives the value of a currency?What is a Pip in Forex?You’ve probably heard of the terms “pips,” “pipettes,” and “lots” thrown around, and here we’re going to explain what they are and show you how their values are calculated.What is a Lot in Forex?How many units of currency can we trade? What size positions can we trade and what are they called?Impress Your Date with Forex...
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  • What is Forex?
    Think the stock market is huge? Think again. Learn about the LARGEST financial market in the world and how to trade in it.What is Forex?Learn about this massively huge financial market where fiat currencies are traded.What Is Traded In Forex?Currencies are the name of the game. Yes, you can buy and sell currencies against each other as a short-term trade, long-term investment, or something in-between.Buying And Selling Currency PairsThe first thing that you need to know about forex trading is that currencies are traded in pairs; you can’t buy or sell a currency without another.Forex Market Size And LiquidityThe Forex market is yuuuuuuuggggeeee! And...
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