Foreign Exchange (FX) Market Overview Learn the fundamentals of the largest market in the world, the FX market! What you'll learn Explore the concepts of Economic Globalization and International Trade. Discover how the foreign exchange market is evolving and how it operates. Identify the four main categories of foreign exchange market participants. Recognize how supply and demand impacts foreign exchange rates and forecasting. Requirements There are no prerequisites and no advanced preparation is required. Please note that CPE credit is not available for this Udemy course. For those interested in earning CPE credit, please visit FXCPE.com. You should have an interest in learning about foreign exchange risk management, and a basic understanding of economics will be helpful. Description "Globalization has created this interlocking fragility. At no time in the history of the universe has the cancellation of a Christmas order in New York meant layoffs in China." This quote from Nassim Taleb, respected scholar, risk analyst and author of the New York Times best-seller “The Black Swan” highlights how our world economy is more integrated than ever before. At the foundation of this increasing economic globalization is the foreign exchange market, the single largest and most liquid market in the world, which reached 5.3 trillion US dollars in average daily turnover in April 2013. This information packed FX Market Overview course is designed to help finance and accounting professionals, as well as those interested in or exposed to the foreign currency market, scale the learning curve quickly and easily. The overarching goal of this program is to share the essential knowledge needed to understand the fundamentals of the foreign exchange market, to clarify common misunderstandings, and to navigate this 24/7 365 global market in an efficient and effective manner in pursuit of accomplishing international business objectives. Would you like to know the many ways Apple is exposed to the FX market? Can you recognize a direct versus an indirect currency quote in the newspaper? Are you interested in how business and government participate in the FX market? Do you want to know how economists use technical and fundamental analysis techniques to forecast exchange rates? Have you wondered how the shift in time zones across major FX centers impacts trading volume and liquidity worldwide? If you are curious about any of these questions, make sure to attend this FX Market Overview program to get answers. While there are plenty of courses that teach FX trading for the retail investor, this unique program focuses on multinational corporations that are seeking to deliver better currency risk management results to the bottom line. Join foreign exchange industry expert Evan Mahoney, CPA for this 1 hour program as we highlight the major trends and significant factors that are shaping the foreign exchange market. Upon completion of this program, you will clearly see how the currency market plays an incredibly large and important role in the macro-economy, is inextricably linked to economic globalization, and serves as the core mechanism for enabling international trade.