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Currency Trading How to Access and Trade the Worlds Biggest Market
ISBN: 0471215546     Date Published: 2002-08-15     Author(s): Philip Gotthelf
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How to Access and Trade the World`s Biggest Market Philip Gotthelf
The first and last word on trading within currency markets Expert trading veteran Philip Gotthelf provides the first comprehensive guide to currency speculation aimed toward the average investor. Combining fundamental and technical analysis, this book teaches traders how to take advantage of fluctuations within the currency markets and capture enormous gains. Currency Trading takes the latest developments in the FOREX market and provides readers with a complete trading plan.
Philip Gotthelf (Closter, NJ) publishes the Commodex System, the longest-standing daily futures trading system in the world, and Commodity Futures Forecast Service. He is also President of Equidex Inc., a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. Gotthelf wrote TechnoFundamental Trading and The New Precious Metals Market.
New technology and the advent of around the clock trading have opened the floodgates to both foreign and domestic markets. Traders need the wisdom of industry veterans and the vision of innovators in today`s volatile financial marketplace. The Wiley Trading series features books by traders who have survived the market`s ever changing temperament and have prospered-some by reinventing systems, others by getting back to basics. Whether a novice trader, professional or somewhere in-between, these books will provide the advice and strategies needed to prosper today and well into the future.
 
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Hastily slapped together, poorly written, sloppily edited, January 10, 2004 ByDisappointed and Disgusted (Northern California) - See all my reviews This review is from: Currency Trading: How to Access and Trade the World's Biggest Market (Hardcover) It appears that Gotthelf dictated much of this book into a tape recorder, some far-away typist created the manuscript, and nobody bothered to read or edit the final result. How else to explain that "Jim Ellis is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Oracle" on p.43 (I thought it was Larry Ellison)? These sorts of editorial lapses are rife throughout the book.To name but a few examples, Fig 6.5 caption says "Cash Currency trading screen" but it's actually a bar chart of Yen futures (p.124)The data for Figure 8.11 (a perpetual contracts bar chart of Yen) is presented with the caption of Figure 8.10 ("Soybeans futures monthly chart"). No soybeans chart is presented at all; instead, a Nikkei futures chart mysteriously appears (p. 212)Figure 8.41 is printed upside down! (p.236). Honestly. This is perhaps the ultimate insult to the reader and ought to be a source of acute embarrassment to the editor and author.Academy Award nominee James...
 
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Thanks Disappointed and Disgusted from Northern California, May 9, 2004 By A Customer This review is from: Currency Trading: How to Access and Trade the World's Biggest Market (Hardcover) The author spends way too much time explaining basic economic indicators that should be basic knowledge for any investor. After I read another review that outlined the blundering editorial mistakes, I had to see for myself. All true! I cannot continue reading this text... How can anyone who makes this many conspicuous mistakes get a book deal much less be right about anything? Not worth the $70 price tag!
 
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This book must be a prank, June 15, 2006 Bylector avidus (USA) - See all my reviews This review is from: Currency Trading: How to Access and Trade the World's Biggest Market (Hardcover) How else to explain that banks are brought down not by "rogue" traders but rather by "rouge" traders - is there a secret market for cosmetics derivatives? - that Switzerland has adopted the Euro, that a chart is described as listing a gain from 93 to 97 but only shows a gain of 93 to 95 etc., etc., etc ad nauseam. In my eyes, this book is so pathetic that it is only a slight exaggeration to suggest that all those involved in the creation of this book should never be allowed to touch paper and pencil again.
 
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