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Diary of a Currency Trader

A simple strategy for foreign exchange trading and how it is used in practice

By Samuel J. Rae

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Diary of a Currency Trader

A simple strategy for foreign exchange trading and how it is used in practice

By Samuel J. Rae

Jacket text

Diary of a Currency Trader is Samuel J. Rae’s no-nonsense, full disclosure look at his approach to the retail foreign exchange markets.

In the book Samuel takes you through his personal journey and how he got to where he is today followed by a step-by-step, illustrated description of the strategy he uses and the principles that underlie his approach.

Having described the way he trades, Samuel then journals ninety days’ worth of market operations with full explanations as to how and why he enters each and every trade, the results he achieves and his thoughts on the markets he operates in.

Fully illustrated and set out in an easy to follow format, Diary of a Currency Trader takes you into the daily operations of a retail trader to an unprecedented level of detail. If you are looking to discover what it actually means to trade forex full time, this book is for you.

About the author

Having completed his Economics BSc Degree in Manchester, Samuel Rae quickly discovered that the retail Forex industry was for him. A short foray into the corporate world drove him to search for an alternative to the more traditional ways of making a living, and in becoming a retail trader he has achieved exactly that.

Through persistent market participation and extensive education he has grown to become a specialist in both fundamental and technical analysis.

His personal trading style combines classic candlestick analysis with a simple, logical and risk management driven approach to the financial markets - a strategy that is described and demonstrated in his Diary of a Currency Trader.

Media coverage

From Master Investor:

Through persistent market participation and extensive education he (Samuel J. Rae) has grown to become a specialist in both fundamental ad technical analysis.

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From Master Investor:

His personal trading style combines classic candlestick analysis with a simple, logical and risk management driven approach to the financial markets – a strategy that is described and demonstrated in his Diary of a Currency Trader.

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From Master Investor:

His personal trading style combines classic candlestick analysis with a simple, logical and risk management driven approach to the financial markets – a strategy that is described and demonstrated in his Diary of a Currency Trader.

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From FX Trader Magazine:

“Diary of a Currency Trader” is an easy to follow journal which reveals the daily operations of a currency trader. Samuel J. Rae reveals his trading approach through a step-by-step, well-illustrated description of the strategy he uses and the principles that underline his method. After describing his trading method, Samuel then guides the reader through… Read more »

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From Traders Day Trading:

Getting started in the currency markets can initially seem simple, but the vast amount of information available to beginner traders means that it can quickly become daunting. A large number of traders end up “giving up” on their currency market aspirations because the get overwhelmed by the scope of the industry. This is a terrible… Read more »

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From Square Mile:

If there is one unnecessary thing that seems to run as undercurrent through the retail foreign exchange industry, it is the human need for complexity. Too many traders cram numerous indicators onto their charts, and spend their time wading through vast amounts of historic price data for complex recurring patterns in the hope that they… Read more »

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Contents

About the author
Preface
Introduction

1. Birth of a Trader
A short history lesson
An obsession sparked
Honing my craft

2. The Way I Trade
My trading plan
My trading strateg
My favourite setups
Market examples
Psychology

3. My Trading Diary
Month 1
Month 2
Month 3

4. Analysis of Diary Period

5. Conclusion

Useful resources
Appendix



Published: 09/12/2013
Edition: 1st
Pages: 182
Formats: paperback - ISBN 9780857193384
ebook - ISBN 9780857193261
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