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Comprehensive Trading & Investing eBook

From capital markets to trading and technical analysis strategies, CFI’s 115-page trading & investing eBook covers all the major topics a world-class analyst needs to know.

Welcome to the official trading eBook from the Corporate Finance Institute. In this 116-page trading manual, we walk through all the important skills and the body of knowledge required for working as a trader at a bank or managing your own account. From market knowledge to trading and technical analysis strategies, this eBook covers all the major topics a new trader needs to know.  We hope you find this trading book useful in reaching your future goals.

CFI’s trading book is divided into three chapters: the markets, trading concepts, and technical trading strategies.  Below is a detailed breakdown of what’s included in each chapter.

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Trading Book – The Markets (chapter 1)

The markets section of CFI’s Trading Book includes:

Part 1 The Markets

  • Understanding Asset Classes
  • Types of Markets
  • The Fixed Income Market
  • The Money Market
  • The Stock Market
  • Exchange-Traded Funds
  • Commodity Futures
  • The Forex Market

Trading Concepts (chapter 2)

The trading book includes:

Part 2 Trading Concepts

  • Random Walk Theory
  • Fundamental and Technical Analysis
  • How to Read Stock Charts
  • Stock Trading – Value Investing
  • Stock Trading – Growth Investing

Trading Book – Technical and Trading Strategies (chapter 3)

The technical analysis section of the trading book includes:

Part 3 Trading Strategies

  • Technical Analysis – A Basic Guide
  • The ADX Indicator
  • Triangle Patterns
  • The Trin Indicator
  • The MACD Indicator
  • A Pin Bar Scalping Strategy
  • The Three Simplest Trend Following Strategies
  • The Psychology of Trading Winning Mindset
  • Six Essential Skills of Master Traders
  • Trading Inspiration: Quotes from the Masters

Book Review

Below is one of many reviews CFI received from satisfied readers:

“The technical analysis and trading book covers just about all you need to get started trading on your own or go for an interview at a bank trading desk.  Thank you, CFI for creating this free book I cannot thank you enough.”

Additional Resources

This trading book is a great way to jumpstart your investing knowledge.  Whether you are going for an interview at a bank or trading your own account, this book provides a lot of information in one highly organized format.  And the best part is… it’s completely free!

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