Forex Trading

Ready to learn how to trade Forex? The experienced instructors at Online Trading Academy are here to help! The foreign exchange market (also known as forex or FX) is one of the most exciting, fast-paced markets in the financial world. Though historically, forex has been the domain of large institutions, central banks, and high wealth individuals, the growth of the Internet has allowed the average individual to become involved with online currency trading.

Learning to Trade Forex: About the Forex Trading Market

The foreign exchange market is the virtual location where global currencies are traded. Though the total volume ebbs and flows, the Bank for International Settlements reported that the forex market trades in excess of $4.9 trillion U.S. per day. This makes it the largest electronic market, essentially dwarfing the stock market.

What is Currency Trading?

Trading currencies is the act of making predictions based on minuscule variations in the global economy and buying and selling accordingly. The exchange rate between two currencies is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another. Forex traders use available data to analyze currencies and countries like you would companies, thereby using economic forecasts to gain an idea of the currency's true value.

The Benefits of Forex Trading

Many brokers have moved to zero commissions, but there are other costs associated with trading. As such, new forex traders are always advised to take a conservative approach and use orders, like stop-loss, to minimize losses. High leverage, which should be prudently applied, gives traders the opportunity to achieve results with less capital than necessary for other markets. Forex trading requires training and strategy, but can be beneficial for individuals looking to trade currencies. However, it is a very high-risk endeavor. Learning currency trading gives traders a range of exciting new opportunities to invest in.


Learn Forex Trading and Online Currency Trading at Online Trading Academy

Learn Forex trading and online currency trading from the experts at Online Trading Academy

Learn currency trading from experienced instructors! At Online Trading Academy, we break down the online forex trading experience into multiple courses based on your level of expertise. We can help establish the fundamentals of online currency trading for the new trader, or refresh advanced principles with a more experienced investor. Trade forex online on your own schedule with markets overlapping so that forex markets are open practically 24/7. Our instructors can help you learn how to implement your own forex trading strategy based on live streaming data and analysis.

What you will learn with our Forex trading classes

  • How to analyze the global market and choose the right currency pairs for your trading objectives.
  • Learn to track and capitalize on market moves even if you don't have access to complete research on underlying market conditions.
  • Understand the difference between Forex and equities trading and how to use them together.

Online Trading Academy offers Forex Trading online and classroom workshops, as well as weeklong courses to traders. Learn how to trade Forex using the latest tools and software, and make predictions based on careful training.

To enroll in courses, you must first take a FREE Introductory Class.

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Financial Education Solutions

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Financial Education Solutions
Income Solution
  1. 1
    Free Half-Day Class

    Half-Day Class Begin your education with a free class where you'll learn about our rules-based strategy and building a trading plan.

  2. 2
    Three Day MTO Class

    This powerful 3-day classroom experience will provide you with an overview of all that Online Trading Academy has to offer — enabling you to see if we are a good fit to help you accomplish your financial education goals.

  3. 3
    Core Strategy Course

    Core Strategy Course Learn a simple, rules-based strategy which is designed to help you find price inbalance on a stock chart.

  4. 4
    XLT: Core Strategy
    + Online Learning Labs

    XLT: Core Strategy See how to anticipate market moves and learn live by sharing an instructor's virtual desktop.

  5. 5
    Futures Course (and/or)
    Forex Course

    Futures CourseLearn the unique language and rules of futures trading and how to apply the core strategy.

    (and/or)

    Forex CourseUnderstand how to analyze the global market and choose the right currency pairs for your trading objectives.

  6. 6
    XLT: Futures (and/or)
    XLT: Forex + Pro Picks

    XLT: FuturesGet instructor reviews of your own futures trades through live trading and daily online time at your workstation.

    (and/or)

    XLT: ForexTransform the theory learned in your earlier Forex education into real world currency trading in this advanced course.

    plus

    Pro PicksGet access to trading strategies straight from our instructors, including entry, targets, and stop values for specific trades.

  7. 7
    Total Solution

    Receive a comprehensive education with strategies designed to help you identify where the pros are buying and selling.

  8. 8
    Mastermind Community

    Mastermind CommunityJoin once you have completed three XLT courses and get access to our most exclusive and advanced educational offerings.

Wealth Solution
  1. 1
    Free Half-Day Class

    Half-Day Class Begin your education with a free class where you'll learn about our rules-based strategy and building a trading plan.

  2. 2
    Three Day MTO Class

    This powerful 3-day classroom experience will provide you with an overview of all that Online Trading Academy has to offer — enabling you to see if we are a good fit to help you accomplish your financial education goals.

  3. 3
    Strategic Investor Course

    Strategic Investor Course Immerse yourself into investing across all major asset classes and learn to think like a money manager.

  4. 4
    XLT: Strategic Investing
    + Strategic Investing Portfolio

    XLT: Strategic Investing Learn advanced strategic wealth management skills that build on the strategies delivered in Strategic Investor.

    plus

    Strategic Investing PortfolioAccess three separate portfolios focused on different life stages that use different allocations of cash and investments designed for steady income and variable growth

  5. 5
    Options Course

    Options CourseLearn how trading and writing options can be used to ensure your portfolio and manage risk.

  6. 6
    XLT: Options Trading
    + Pro Picks

    XLT: Options TradingUnderstand more advanced options theory and then apply it as you share a virtual desktop with an expert instructor.

    plus

    Pro PicksGet access to trading strategies straight from our instructors, including entry, targets, and stop values for specific trades.

  7. 7
    Total Solution

    Receive a comprehensive education with strategies designed to find buying and selling opportunities.

  8. 8
    Mastermind Community

    Mastermind CommunityJoin once you have completed three XLT courses and get access to our most exclusive and advanced educational offerings.

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