*Preface
*

Introduction: Answers to Some Common Questions

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What are the

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Why Be a
Trader?

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When Not to
Be a Trader?

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Why Spend
Time Learning How to Trade or Invest by Yourself?

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Is
Speculation the Same as Gambling?

**PART
1: Financial Markets
**

1. The
Capital Market

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Primary and
Secondary Capital Markets

2. The
Stock Market

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Important
Points about Stock Markets for Traders

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How to
Choose Stocks for Trading

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Glossary of
Important Stock Market Terms

3. The
Bond Market

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Zero Coupon
Bond

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Yield and
Price

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Bond Issuers

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Investing in
Bonds

4. The
Commodity Market

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Commodity

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Commodity
Futures Exchange

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History

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Participants
and Functioning of Futures Exchange

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How
Commodities are Traded

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Types of
Commodities

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Secondary
Classification of Commodities

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Commodity
Indices

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Major
Commodity Exchanges of the World

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How to Trade
Commodities

5. Foreign
Exchange Market

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The Indian
Market

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Interbank
Market

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Major and
Minor Currencies

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Cross
Currency

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Quotes of
Currency Values

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Contract
Size

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PIP — Also
Known as Tick or Point

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PIP Value

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Bid / Ask
Spread or Buy / Sell Spread

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Margin and
Leverage

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How to Start
Trading in the Forex Market

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How Trading
Works in the Spot Forex Market

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Carry Trade

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Why Trade
Forex

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Factors
Affecting the Forex Market

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Glossary

6. The
Money Market

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Types of
Money Market Instruments

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Conclusion

7. Derivatives

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Short
Selling

8. Forwards

9. Futures

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Futures
Trading Mechanism

10. Options

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Call Option

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Put Option

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Strike Price

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Expiration
Date

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Exercise

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Option
Moneyness

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Premium

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Exercising
Versus Closing Out

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Types of
Options

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Option
Strategies

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Options
Glossary

11. Swaps

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Interest
Rate Swaps

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Currency
Swap

12. Structured
Products

**PART
2: Technical Analysis**

13. What is
Technical Analysis?

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Price

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Volume

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Time Frame

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Price
Variables

14. Charts

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Types of
Charts

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Candlestick

15. Support and
Resistance

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Support

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Resistance

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Why do
Support and Resistance Occur?

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Drawing
Support and Resistance

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Support and
Resistance Zones

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Support and
Resistance Break

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Trading
Range

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Importance
of Support and Resistance

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Trading
Strategies

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Option
Strategies

16. Trend

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Types of
Trends

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Trend
Classification

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Trend Lines

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Trend Line
Break

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Trend
Trading

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Trend
Channel

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Volume

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Arithmetic
and Semi-Log Scale

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Point and
Figure Chart (P&F)

17. Dow Theory

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Dow Theory
Principles

18. Candlestick
Study

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Candlesticks
Shapes

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Wicks

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Doji

Patterns

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Reversal
Patterns

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Multiple
Candle Patterns

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Continuation
Patterns

19. Gaps

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Common Gaps

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Breakaway
Gaps

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Continuation
or Runaway Gaps

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Exhaustion
Gaps

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Island
Cluster

20. Chart Patterns

Reversal Patterns

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Head and
Shoulders

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Double Top
and Double Bottom

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Triple Top
and Triple Bottom

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Rounded Top
and Rounded Bottom

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V-formation

Neutral Patterns

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Triangles

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Wedges

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Rectangles

Continuation Patterns

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Flags and
Pennants

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Conclusion

21. Indicators

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Construction

22. Moving Averages

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Simple
Moving Average (SMA)

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Exponential
Moving Average (EMA)

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Which Moving
Average to Use

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Trading
Moving Averages

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Important
Points about Moving Averages

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Typical
Price

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Envelope

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Bollinger
Bands

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Parabolic
SAR

23. Oscillators

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Centred
Oscillators

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Price Rate
of Change (ROC)

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Banded
Oscillators

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Stochastic

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Williams %R

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Chande
Momentum Oscillator

24. Trend Indicators

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ADX

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Aroon

25. Volume
Indicators

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On Balance
Volume

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Accumulation
Distribution

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Chaikin
Money Flow

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Chaikin
Oscillators

26. Volatility
Indicators

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Chaikin
Volatility Indicator

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Relative
Volatility Index

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Conclusion

27. Fibonacci
Numbers

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Retracements

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Fibonacci
Arcs and Fan

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Fibonacci
Trading Strategies

28. Elliott Wave

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Introduction

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Elliott Wave
Principle

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Elliott Wave
Theory

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Rules for
Wave Count

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Wave
Classification

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Wave
Characteristics

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Wave
Patterns

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Flat

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Irregular

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Triangles

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Trading with
Elliott Wave

29. Gann Studies

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Gann Line

30. Money and Risk
Management

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Trader's
Life Cycle

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Psychological
Management

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Risk
Management