The OANDA Academy

Resources to help you trade forex, metals, precious metals,and commodities with confidence

Instructor-Led Learning

Register for and tune in to our interactive, live online sessions or tap our Video-on-Demand library.

Free Education for Traders

  • Gain valuable insight from our experts on the forex and CFD* (contract for difference) markets
  • Tap our extensive Video-on-Demand library day or night
  • Content for both new and experienced traders
  • Available in English and Mandarin

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Premium Education for OANDA clients

  • Live, interactive sessions designed and delivered by professional traders
  • Wide array of topics ranging from how to begin trading to more advanced techniques
  • Explore the crucial elements every trader should know about the forex market
  • Learn how to use technical indicators, risk management tools, and more

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Contracts for Difference (CFDs) or Precious Metals are NOT available to residents of the United States.

Self-Directed Learning

Choose your own curriculum and focus on what you want to learn at your own pace.

Introducing Currency Trading

  • Learn the history, terminologies, and fundamental concepts of retail forex trading
  • Get insight on spot trades and understand what bid and ask prices are
  • Realize the benefits of trading in the world’s largest and most liquid financial market
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Commodities and Precious Metals

  • Diversify your portfolio by trading in a variety of markets
  • Trade oil, natural gas, corn, bonds, and market indexes like the DAX and Nikkei
  • Hedge your exposure without owning the underlying asset
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Explore Technical Trading

  • Learn the techniques experienced traders use to identify and act on market movements
  • Take a no-nonsense approach to working with the most popular technical indicators
  • Attain a thorough understanding of technical indicators, overlays, and trend lines
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News and Commentary

Keep abreast of up-to-the-moment financial markets news and trends impacting your portfolio.

Stay Informed 24/7

Read MarketPulse daily and be aware of the current events impacting financial markets and your portfolio.

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Market Commentary

Watch our weekly videos to get our take on what’s unfolding in the global forex market.

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Trading FX and/or CFDs on margin is high risk and not suitable for everyone. Losses can exceed investment.