In this course, you will learn about currency markets and different currency pairs traded in these markets. The foreign exchange market (also known as Forex or FX) is one of the most volatile, exciting markets in the financial world. Although the easy access to the Internet has allowed the average individual to become involved in forex trading, large financial institutions, central banks, and high net worth individuals are still the main players in this market. If you are thinking to start trading in fast-paced and risky forex market, it is especially important to have a solid base knowledge before trading with your real money. To be successful in this market, an individual needs to have knowledge about investment strategies and predicting currency trends, as well as a solid knowledge about trading platforms, spreads, and leverage. The purpose of this course is to provide you the education that you need to make a sound investment decision in this market. Even after finishing these courses and before participating in the Forex market, you should carefully consider your level of experience, investment objectives, and risk tolerance. Most importantly, do not invest money you cannot afford to lose.
Arash Hashemi has over 20 years' experience in Banking, Credit Risk, Business Management, Analyzing Financial Statements, and Financial Markets including Trading Securities, Commodities, and Forex. He has earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. He is currently a candidate with the Texas Board of Public Accountancy to be a Certified Public Accountant. Over the course of the past twenty years, he has held positions as a manager in different levels of Banking Industry, Teaching Financial Markets both Fundamental and Technical courses, Finance, and English. As a licensed New York Stock Exchange and Chicago Board Options Exchange broker has a sound knowledge of stock markets and the financial industry that can help students to get a solid knowledge of investing and learning about US markets and Global markets including the Foreign Exchange market.