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Praise for ADVENTURES of a CURRENCY TRADER -A truly easy, unique, and enjoyable read! Rob has done it once again to teach us in the funniest way possible how not to make the most common trading mistakes. If you are tired of reading how-to books, this is perfect for you. I highly recommend this book to all traders. Everyone will learn something about themselves by reading t ...more
Hardcover, 221 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by John Wiley & Sons (first published January 1st 2007)
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Mark Easter
Aug 02, 2014 Mark Easter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Praise for ADVENTURES of a CURRENCY TRADER

"A truly easy, unique, and enjoyable read! Rob has done it once again to teach us in the funniest way possible how not to make the most common trading mistakes. If you are tired of reading how-to books, this is perfect for you. I highly recommend this book to all traders. Everyone will learn something about themselves by reading this book."
—Kathy Lien, author, Day Trading the Currency Market, and Chief Strategist, www.dailyfx.com

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Gregory
Sep 03, 2008 Gregory rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for anyone wanting to learn to trade currencies and to do it successfuly.
It will be added to my personal list of classics.
It is written very similar to the works of Og Mandino - A story wherein the Principles that Booker wants you to glean form the story are very obvious.
Althought there is a lot of basic currency trading education in the book, it is clear that Booker wanted to emphasize Trading Discipline and controling ones emotions more than anything else. Which I think wa
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Girish Nayyar
Aug 20, 2016 Girish Nayyar rated it it was amazing
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Best book I have read so far on currency trading. For the first time I really understood what they mean by creating a system with rules and how important these two things are combined with money management for any success in the world of trading.

There were in numerous occasions during the narration of Harry's story that I could relate to and gave me an opportunity to self introspect the things I had been wrong on in my personal trading.

It was a fantastic read with lot of entertaining sections an
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Triffany
Dec 19, 2007 Triffany rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Potential Personal Investors and Traders
This fictional story of an individual currency trader is sort of the story of 'any man' who decides to trade for a living.

You get a chance to attend the school of hard knocks with Harry Banes and learn from his mistakes, hopefully avoiding them yourself if you decide to take that route to financial independence.

It's real and it is a story I've heard over and over again from successful FX traders around the world.

If you are at all considering being a personal investor of ANY kind, but especiall
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Piotr Karaś
Jul 04, 2014 Piotr Karaś rated it it was amazing
I liked this book very much. It's such a rarity - this kind of literature.
Hui Shi
May 12, 2011 Hui Shi rated it really liked it
It's entertaining! It's familiar! It's a veracious account of the many common pitfalls new forex traders might go through.
Anard
Oct 18, 2007 Anard rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone
It's fun, entertaining, but yet educating as well.
I'll be glad if someone would make a movie based on this book.
Natalie Pyles
Sep 10, 2008 Natalie Pyles rated it liked it
More good trading advice from Rob Booker, but this time as a novel. pretty interesting.
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Dec 05, 2012 Michael rated it it was amazing
I could put this book down after I started reading it. One of the best books ever on trading/investing.
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