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This is a compilation of all the Learn Forex training lessons that you must know before you start trading the foreign exchange market, all of them have been arranged from the basics, then technical analysis and lastly key concepts. Starting without knowing all of them will mean that you will most likely be missing the one thing that can improve your profits.


The lessons below are divided into the following Main Courses: FX Basics, Technical Analysis and Key Concepts.

Forex Basics

Lesson 1: How To Start Online Currency Trading - How to Learn and the steps to follow when setting up for beginners, steps to setting up demo accounts, and finding a Forex platform use.


2: How to Open a Practice Account - Procedure for opening a demo practice account that will be used for learning currency trading online.


3: How to Open a Live Account - Procedure for opening a real account


4: About Foreign Exchange Market - Tutorial guide explaining what the FX Market is all about and the things you need to know about before starting.


5: About Trading Courses Online -  All you need to know about online Forex training courses, video tutorials, e-books and which tutorials are best to train with so as to help FX beginners in understanding currency market Basics concepts.


6: Foreign Exchange Participants - Know about the various players that in the market.


7: Major Currency Pairs - The major pairs, which pairs are considered the major pairs and why. Learn more about EUR USD, GBP USD, USD CHF and USD JPY.


8: Currency Pairs Names - The way currency pairs are named, Learn how the pairs are named.


9: Benefits of Foreign Exchange Market - The advantages of Foreign exchange over other financial markets, like the stocks.


10: How To Read a Quote - How to read exchange rate quotes from online currency charts and how currencies are quoted. Example of currency quotes on charts.


11: Lots and Contracts - What are lots and contracts and how they are used. Currencies are traded in units, 1 unit is equal to $100,000 dollars.


12: Long and Short - The buying and selling of currencies, going long or going short. This topic talks about the terms used when buying and selling currencies and setting up these transactions.


13: Trading Platforms - Tutorial about MT4 platform, the best software for buying/selling. This topic talks about platforms, setting up these platforms, opening demo and setup trades using this platform as an example. These platforms are also available for Mobile phones.


14: Forex Account Types - Different types of accounts, micro, mini and standard and which one to choose.


Also Read Islamic Swap Free Accounts - About swap free accounts


15: Practice Demo Accounts - About demo accounts used by beginners to learn about platforms operations and practice with.


16: How to Trade the Currency Market - How to transact currencies on the exchange market, the methods you can use to transact currencies.


17: News Trading - News trading course that talks about the various methods and techniques used to analyze news reports using economic calendars.


18: News Trading Strategy Summary - What to look for in news reports, and which news are suitable and which are not. Points to consider for news reports.


19: Fundamental Reports Analysis - A list of major fundamental indicators (Major Movers) - major movers are news reports that cause major volatility in the currency prices. Various fundamental indicators that cause price movements.


20: Economic News Reports - A list of medium fundamental indicators (Medium Movers) - medium movers are news reports that do not cause a lot of movement but still cause a reasonable amount of movement which can still be analyzed.


21: Fundamental Reports - A list of minor fundamental indicators (Minor Movers) - minor movers have little or no impact on the prices.


22: How to Place Indicators - How to place various indicators on charts.




Technical Analysis

23: About Technical Analysis - What is this all about and the methods that are used to trade the Foreign exchange market.


24: Technical Analysis Basis - What are the three factors that form the basis of this method and the reasons why it is used in FX.


25: Price Action 1-2-3 Method - How to use the  1-2-3 Method applied on the candlestick charts.


26: Pin Bar Price Action Method - The pin bar method used in trend reversals and the interpretation behind this reversal method.


27: Elliott Wave Theory - The Elliot wave theory principle and how it is applied to the trends and price pullbacks. Elliott wave theory - the 5 wave count and 3 wave count.


28: Rules for Elliott Wave Count - The rules that are used when it comes to counting the five and three waves in the Elliott wave theory principle.


29: Types of Charts - The three types of price charts used to plot price movements on the platforms. Learn different Charts that are used in FX.


30: Order Types - Types of market orders and how these orders are setup. Understanding the market orders and example of setting these orders on the currency platform.


32: Entry Limit Orders - Setting of entry limit orders - entry sell limit order and entry buy limit order. How to set up these orders.


33: Entry Stop Orders - Setting Of entry stop orders


34: Pivot Points - What are pivot points and how to use pivot points indicator. How to set up the pivot points.


35: Pivot Points Support & Resistance - This tutorial explains how to use the support levels and resistance levels that are plotted by the pivot points.


36: Pivot Points - How to day trade with pivot points.


37: Japanese Candlesticks - What are Japanese candlestick charts and how to analyze them.


Japanese Candlesticks Course

38. Japanese Candlesticks Patterns - Introduction to Japanese candlesticks charting patterns.


39: Marubozu & Doji Candlesticks - The marubozu and the doji patterns


40: Spinning Tops Candlesticks - About spinning tops.


41: Reversal Candlestick Patterns - Trend reversals with reversal candlesticks.


42: Inverted Hammer & Shooting Star Candlesticks - Interpretation of inverted hammer and the shooting star.


43: Piercing Line & Dark Cloud Cover Candlesticks - Interpretation of the piercing line and the dark cloud cover.


44: Morning Star & Evening Star Candlesticks - Interpretation of morning star and the evening star.


45: Support and Resistance Levels - How to interpret support and resistance levels, Interpretation of support and resistance levels.


46: Support & Resistance Levels - About how to use the support and resistance levels.


47: Trend Lines and Channels - What are trend-lines and channels and how to draw them.


48: Upward Trend Line - This topic also talks about how to draw an upward channel.


49: Downward Trend Line - This topic also talks about how to draw a downward channel.


50: Trend Line Reversal - This explains about trend line reversals used to exit when there is a reversal.


51: Momentum Trends - Momentum and the formation of stronger trends.


52: Parabolic Trends - The formation of steep trend line angles. Explains about parabolic moves, what they are and how to interpret parabolic moves.


53: Chart Patterns - The various chart patterns used to trade currency charts.


54: Double Tops and Double Bottoms - Double tops and double bottoms formations.


55: Head & shoulders Chart Patterns - The head and shoulders formation and drawing this formation and its neckline.


56: Continuation Chart Patterns - Identifying these in chart patterns.


57: Consolidation Chart Patterns - Interpretation of bilateral/consolidations and explanations of consolidation and price breakouts.


58: Fibonacci Retracement - How to draw the Fibonacci retracement and the Interpretation of the different retracement levels.


59: Fibonacci Expansion - How to plot Fibonacci expansion levels and the explanation of the different extension levels.


60: Fibonacci Exercises - Learn and practice your knowledge about Fibonacci by solving these simple Fibonacci retracement and Fibonacci expansion exercises.


61: Divergence Setups - The different types of divergence setups and an explanation with screenshot examples of these setups and about W-shape and M-shapes.


62: Classic Divergences - Drawing classic divergence setups in bullish and bearish trends. How to interpret these setups.


63: Hidden Divergences - Drawing bullish hidden and bearish hidden divergence setups. How to interpret these setups.


64: Divergence Summary - A summary of points to remember when drawing these setups.




Key Concepts:


65: Calculating Leverage & Margin - Learn how to use leverage and margin, the calculation of how leverage and margin works with examples.


66: How Leverage and Margin Works - The concept of how margin and leverage works when it comes to FX market.


67: Leverage & Margin Explained - Examples of how leverage and margin works.


68: What is a Stop Loss - Stop loss orders and how to set these orders.


69: Setting Stop Loss Methods - The methods used to calculate and determine where to place these orders and how to set.


70: Indicators Stop Loss Setting - Indicators that are used to set these orders, Parabolic SAR, Support and Resistance levels and Bollinger Bands.


72: Stop Loss Setting Summary - A summary of points to consider when setting these orders.


73: What is Money Management - Money management and how to transact currencies FX profitably using money management. Explanation of what money management is.


74: Money Management Methods - Money management methods used in Forex and risk management methods.


75. Multiple Time Frames - The method of analyzing price charts using two different chart time frames.


76: Market Hours - New York, Tokyo and London sessions.


77: Best Times to Trade FX - The best times for when to transact and trade the Foreign exchange market.


78: When Not to Trade FX - The times not to trade and the times you should avoid placing transactions.


79: Types of Traders - These are scalpers, day traders, swing and position.


80: Setting a Schedule - How to set up a schedule to follow in the Foreign exchange market.


81: Market Sessions - This tutorial is about the various characteristics of these three sessions.


82: Forex Systems - Explains what a system is and gives four examples of systems.


83: Creating a System - The best method to create a profitable system. This explains about how one can create and come with their own FX systems and implementing strategies that work within your system design.


84: Writing Rules of a System - The rules of a system and how to write down rules of your system. Explains the method of how to write the rules of a system.


85: Generating Signals - Generating buy and sell signals on real time currency charts.


86: Tips For Trading Systems - Tips to implement to make your FX system more profitable and come up with the best system.


87: Writing a Journal - How to write a journal example. This lesson is about how to write a journal illustrating examples of a written journal.


88: Market Psychology - The psychology of FX.


89: Psychology & Emotions - The emotions, fear and greed. Tutorial talks about the emotions you should avoid, that is fear and greed.


90: Psychology Principles - Tutorial about the principles of psychology.


91: Psychology Principles 2 - Part 2: psychology principles


92: Carry Trading - A carry example and interest rates, how to use interest rates differences.


93: Factors of Carry Strategy - The different factors used to set up carry and the factors to consider.


94: US Dollar Index (USDX) - USDX, the US Dollar index and how to use it.


95: FX Plan Example - How to combine everything by writing a Forex plan that you can use. A tool that every one should have - example template plan.


Key Concepts and Understanding the Foreign Exchange Market

This section covers the step by step coverage of all Learn Forex lessons covered within this beginners guide website. These topics have been arranged in a systematic hierarchy from the learn Forex basics to the more advanced lessons. Each topic is also numbered so that you can keep track of those lessons that you have already covered providing you with the easiest way to learn for new beginners.


By studying all the above topics you will have enough knowledge to start trading foreign exchange currencies, you can also navigate to the FX strategies wiki and the Indicators wiki. Once you complete studying these topics you can then navigate to the:


Technical indicators are the most commonly used tools when it comes to currency analysis and no course can be complete without discussing indicators, The Technical Analysis Section will explain to you how to generate buy and sell signals using these tools.


Do not skip any lesson read all of them. Also register for a free practice demo account and practice with it while reading the above tutorials. Some concepts can take you some time to grasp, the whole training course on this website will take you about 1 to 2 months to complete, during this time you should be learning while at the same time practicing using a demo. The practice demo is similar to the live account that you will be transacting with when you deposit real money with your currency broker.


Example of a Training Lesson for Beginners

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  • Training for Beginners MetaTrader 4 Software Introduction


Each lesson has numerous real examples to show you how the concept being taught works when it comes to learning each concept.


If you are looking for a free Forex training course, the above tutorials and articles provide all the information required to start trading, you can also visit the other sections of this website to learn the strategies used by experts and the technical analysis of all indicators and how to use them to generate buy and sell signals.


Research on various indicators topics together with strategies used for trading from the various information sections of this website located at the top navigation menu and side navigation menu.


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