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.
How to Maximize Your Profit Potential in Forex Trading: Trading Technique for Making Large Amount of Money on Every Trade in the Forex Market Using Leverage, Margin, and Equity Management Strategy
Traders will discover how to use leverage to determine the amount of the lot size to trade and how lot size is used to calculate the pip value of the trade. Leverage is a very important component of forex trading because it helps traders maximize their respective profit potential. A trader with small trading account can trade the standard lot size, which is 100,000units. Leverage helps to multiply profits and the proper use of leverage is a very good strategy for managing market risk and equity. This information is well detailed in the book for traders (both beginners and old forex traders) to understand how they can use leverage to their advantage.
Moreover, margin requirement is also a very important integral part of forex trading. In fact, it is the required margin that determines the notional amount that is the fraction of the standard lot size a trader is allowed to access in the forex market. The required margin varies from broker to broker. The book will help traders to understand the connection between required margin and leverage. In simple term, the leverage given by brokers tells the trader of the margin requirement a broker accepts to enable traders access the standard lot size of 100,000units.
Traders will also discover how they can adjust both leverage and margin requirement to determine the amount they want on each pip. For the standard lot size of $100,000, the pip value is $10 and the margin requirement is $1000, and for lot size of $10,000, the pip value is $1 and the margin requirement is $100. It is important to know that the amount per pip can be further increased, this you will find in the book.
In addition, you (traders) will find how to determine your staying power and your winning power in the forex market. You will discover how proper equity management can help increase your trading account size.
The concepts enumerated in the book are based on good and perfect trading strategies that work consistently.