Here is a selection of books that will help you learn trading basics and feel confident on the market. Notice that all the books on the list are in English.
If you are short of time and need a quick yet sufficient summary about trading essentials, you can always read articles in our Forex guide book.
The 7 Habits of Successful Forex Traders
A lot of people get into forex trading in order to make a quick buck. They may have some luck in the beginning, but almost always one or a few losing trades will wipe them out of the game. Over ninety percent of forex traders lose money in the long-run. Why, because they are not equipped with the proper mindset and skills to play the long-game. Remember, all it takes is one bad trade to kick you out.
The typical online forex gurus depict a picture of a fabulous trading lifestyle with fancy cars, beaches and a boatload of cash. I find the best trading opportunities are usually discovered on a clean market chart, without pictures of beaches, mountains, cocktails by the side.
When it comes to trading, I believe the top traders are not born but made. They are not necessarily smarter than the average, but definitely more thoughtful and committed. If we don't rise to our expectations, we default to our training. And our training is our good trading habits!