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Trading Book

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Investing and Trading Book

CFI’s investing and trading book is free and available for anyone to download as a pdf.

 

FREE Trading & Investing eBook

From market knowledge to trading and technical analysis strategies, this complete Trading Manual covers all the major topics a new trader 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 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 book useful in reaching your future goals.

CFI’s book on trading 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.

 

CFI trading book cover page

 

The Markets (chapter 1)

The markets section of CFI’s trading eBook 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

 

Technical and Trading Strategies (chapter 3)

The technical analysis section of the investment banking 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 all you need to get started trading on your own of going 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 a going for an interview at a bank or trading your own account, this book is a great way to get a lot of information in one highly organized format.  And the best part is…it’s completely free!

To learn more and advance your career, check out these additional resources:

  • Accounting Book
  • Investment Banking Book
  • Finance Interview Questions
  • Career map

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