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Trading the Trends
Fred McAllen - 2011
Whether you are a long term investor, short term investor, or invest in mutual funds, Trading the Trends is the book for you. The market never moves in a straight line, you must avoid bear markets, and learning to invest and trade with the market trends will place you miles ahead of the average investor and trader. You will learn how to recognize market trends early, as they are starting, and you'll learn when to move your money to safety. You will see actual trades, and experience the thoughts of the investor as the decisions are being made to enter and exit the market. Entering and exiting each actual trade, always carefully, always wisely, and always protecting the investment capital at all times. Learn from the master trader. Don't get caught in the next major market downturn and watch your portfolio be decimated.This book will show you how to avoid the pitfalls of treacherous market.
Options Trading: QuickStart Guide - The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Options Trading
ClydeBank Finance - 2016
In Options Trading QuickStart Guide, ClydeBank Finance packages the wisdom of the Wall Street elite into a straightforward and easy-to-read teaching tool. Options Trading QuickStart Guide is ClydeBank Finance at its best, making complex ideas clear while endowing readers with a wealth of powerful new knowledge. Whether you’re a newcomer to options trading or a grizzled veteran looking for a fresh take on basic strategy, you’ll enjoy the plain-spoken style and colorful scenarios illustrated in Options Trading QuickStart Guide. In addition to providing a solid beginner’s course in options trading, Options Trading QuickStart Guide walks you through a multitude of strategic trading decisions, showing you how a trader thinks and how he arrives at critical decisions. This book wasn’t written for someone who wants to stay on the sidelines, but for the ambitious trader looking to become a formidable, sharp, and cunning options trader. You'll Learn: The fundamentals of put and call options. How to understand and leverage intrinsic value How to use a stock’s IV (implied volatility) to inform smart trades What you need to know about “The Greeks.” The mechanics of the short sell Scroll Up To The Top Of The Page And Click The Orange "Buy Now" Icon On The Right Side, Right Now! ClydeBank Media LLC 2016 All Rights Reserved
How to Make Money Trading the Ichimoku System: Guide to Candlestick Cloud Charts
Balkrishna M. Sadekar - 2016
Due to the unique construction of the Ichimoku cloud, which is the heart of this system, a trader can visually determine in an instant whether a chart is bullish or bearish! Not just that: Ichimoku clearly defines support and resistance, identifies trend direction, gauges momentum, and provides trading signals It is the only system with a built-in forward looking indicator Looking at Ichimoku charts on multiple time frames can offer a tell-all x-ray into the dynamics of any market It shows how to correctly time their entry and exit trades Most charting platforms today offer Ichimoku as an indicator. Packed with in-depth analysis of high-probability trading strategies and numerous real-market examples of stocks, derivatives, commodities and currency trades, this book reveals how you can make money using the powerful Ichimoku system, the candlestick cloud charts.
The Indomitable Investor: Why a Few Succeed in the Stock Market When Everyone Else Fails
Steven M. Sears - 2012
By revealing how top investors and traders think and act Steven Sears shows the stock market to be an undulating ocean of money, with seasoned investors reading the waves others cannot.Teaching readers to think about the market in radically different ways, "The Indomitable Investor" shows how to improve returns--and, just as importantly, avoid losses--with disciplines deployed by people who almost always do exactly the opposite of what Wall Street says to do.Laying bare great fallacies, the book explains that non-professional investors wrongly think the stock market is a place to make money, which is what Wall Street wants them to try to do. "The Indomitable Investor" says otherwise and shows how Wall Street's best investors have a completely different focus.Explains the critical ideas and insights of top traders and investors in language anyone can understand and implementPacked with material rarely shared off Wall Street that is used every day by professional investorsIntroduces the 17 most important words on Wall StreetTeaches critical skills, including: How to increase returns by focusing on risk, not potential profits; how to use the stock market's historical patterns to optimize investment decisions; understanding key relationships between stocks and the economy that predict what will happen to stocks and the broader market; how to increase mutual fund returns with an easy adjustment that redirects the bulk of profits to you--not mutual fund companies, and how to analyze information like seasoned investors to move beyond "statement of the obvious" news reports that turn ordinary investors into Dumb MoneyAccessible to readers of all backgrounds, including those with a limited understanding of investing, "The Indomitable Investor" will change how investors view the stock market, Wall Street, and themselves.
How to Retire on Dividends: Earn a Safe 8%, Leave Your Principal Intact
Brett Owens - 2019
Your choice."--Richard Fields, Retirement Expert. Wall Street warns you to withdraw only 4% a year when retired. But Main Street retirees have an advantage. You can obtain 6%, 7% and even 8% annual dividend yields--triple or even quadruple the S&P 500's yield--without reducing principal or taking on unnecessary risk. Skip Wall Street's low-yielding, blue-chip, "dividend aristocrat" BS and learn how from Brett and Tom!
Moving Averages 101: Money Making Market Signals
Steve Burns - 2015
This book teaches traders just starting out, the fundamentals necessary to master moving averages. The book covers: what a moving average is, how to combine them with other indicators, and how to trade them successfully. More than just theory, this book shows the why and the how that has made Steve successful for more than 20 years. What a pro is saying about our New Trader 101 book: "Have to say, this is the best value money can buy---ridiculous if you don't READ this by a wise trader." – Bob Lang, Private trader and contributor to The Street and Mad Money on CNBC From some of our eCourse students: “Steve has really outdone himself on this one, the value to cost of New Trader 101 is enormous. While putting the majority of focus on risk management, Steve also offers plenty of information concerning technical analysis. Steve has an incredible gift when it comes to explaining difficult to grasp concepts, and he frequently shares real trades while explaining the “why” behind the trade. The Pro Forum is very enlightening in the fact that you are able to learn from the questions of others, it is not unlike the learning platform of real colleges that offer online classes. I plan on renewing membership for many years to come.” – Jim Stewart “I have spent over a year now in intense study of the market, charting, level 2, stock trending, options, technical and fundamental trading. Learned from books, various mentor-ship DVDs, webinars, and Internet videos. I was just going from on various trade to the next, most of the time losing more than I made. I have watched your e-course several times over the past few days. Since then, I have developed a rock solid trading plan. Anything I was having a problem with, I developed a set of rules to counteract it. Thank you so much for devoting your time to help new traders stay afloat in a sea that's filled with sharks! God Bless!” – Jeremy C. Rhodes ”All your guidance has helped immensely. What I’ve learned has given me a foundation which will never leave me as long as I trade. The risk management portion of the trading system alone has already paid dividends. Any questions I have, you’ve been more than helpful answering or pointing out an article you’ve already written. Understanding the ‘why’s’ of my trades has given me that ‘care free state of mind’. Feels amazing. Thank you.” – Fred Robles You can find Moving Averages 101 at New Trader U, and you can write Steve at email@example.com.
Unknown Market Wizards: The best traders you've never heard of
Jack D. Schwager - 2020
The twist in Unknown Market Wizards is that the featured traders are individuals trading their own accounts. They are unknown to the investment world. Despite their anonymity, these traders have achieved performance records that rival, if not surpass, the best professional managers. Some of the stories include: - A trader who turned an initial account of $2,500 into $50 million.- A trader who achieved an average annual return of 337% over a 13-year period.- A trader who made tens of millions using a unique approach that employed neither fundamental nor technical analysis.- A former advertising executive who used classical chart analysis to achieve a 58% average annual return over a 27-year trading span.- A promising junior tennis player in the UK who abandoned his quest for a professional sporting career for trading and generated a nine-year track record with an average annual return just under 300%.World-renowned author and trading expert Jack D. Schwager is our guide. His trademark knowledgeable and sensitive interview style encourages the Wizards to reveal the fascinating details of their training, experience, tactics, strategies, and their best and worst trades. There are dashes of humour and revelations about the human side of trading throughout.The result is an engrossing new collection of trading wisdom, brimming with insights that can help all traders improve their outcomes.
The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own Trading Psychologist
Brett N. Steenbarger - 2009
This is by far Dr. Steenbarger's best book and a must-have addition to any trader's bookshelf. I'll certainly be recommending it to all my friends." --Ray Barros CEO, Ray Barros Trading Group"Dr. Steenbarger has been helping traders help themselves for many years. Simply put, this book is a must-read for anyone who desires to achieve great success in the market." --Charles E. Kirk The Kirk Report"'Dr. Brett', as he is affectionately known by his blog readers, has assembled a practical guide to self coaching in this excellent book. The strategies he outlines are further enhanced with numerous resources and exercises for the reader to refer to and keep the principles fresh. I enthusiastically encourage anyone interested in bettering their trading and investing to read this book and keep it on their desk as a constant source of learning." --Brian Shannon, www.alphatrends.net author of Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes "Dr. Brett has distilled his years of experience, as both a trader and a psychologist/coach, into the 101 practical lessons found in The Daily Trading Coach. Those lessons provide effective strategies for coping with the stumbling blocks that traders often face. This book should be a cornerstone of any serious trader's library." --Michael Seneadza equities trader and blogger at TraderMike.net
To Trade or Not to Trade: A Beginner's Guide
Alexander Elder - 2011
You can live and work anywhere in the world, be independent from the routine, and not answer to anybody. This is the life of a successful trader.Many aspire to it but few succeed. Newcomers often fail to prepare for the markets’ tough challenges. They keep making serious mistakes that could easily be avoided.This book will help you decide whether trading is for you and teach you its key essential rules.Success in trading is based on three Ms: Mind (psychology), Method (tactics), and Money (risk management). Each of these areas is covered in its own section of this ebook. The final section covers such practical topics as record-keeping, finding a broker, beginning to trade and continuing education.CONTENTSHow this book is organized / Free updates & the honor code / Is it possible to trade for a living? / Can anyone become a successful trader?MIND - Trading Psychology for BeginnersWhat you need to succeed / Who should not trade? / No illusions / A trading aptitude test / Trading psychology resourcesMETHOD: Trading Rules for BeginnersTwo ways to analyze markets / Mind the gap between price and value / Live data and day-trading / Going long, selling short, or spreading / What stocks to trade / Futures, options, and forex / Use multiple timeframes / Discretionary and systematic trading / Placing orders / Profit targets / Protective stopsMONEY MANAGEMENT for BeginnersThe three essential numbers for every trade / The 2% Rule / The 6% RuleTrade sizing - the iron triangle of risk control / What account size is good for beginners?PRACTICALITIES for BeginnersPaper trading / Record-keeping / What is your edge? / Opening a brokerage account / Taxes / Continuing education: books, software, etc.Alexander Elder, M.D. is a professional trader based in New York. He is the author of several best-selling books: Trading for a Living, Come into My Trading Room, Entries & Exits, and The New Sell and Sell Short (all with Study Guides). Dr. Elder taught psychiatry at Columbia University. His experience provides him with unique insight into the psychology of trading. Dr. Elder is a sought-after speaker at worldwide conferences.
Trade the Trader: Know Your Competition and Find Your Edge for Profitable Trading
Quint Tatro - 2010
You're trading against other traders who care about only one thing: taking your money. That's the #1 hard reality of trading - and most traders either don't know it, or don't act as if they do. In this book, top trader and hedge fund manager Quint Tatro shows how to win consistently in the "zero sum" game of trading, where there's a loser for every winner. You'll learn how to reflect your trading competition in every facet of trading and investing: choosing companies to invest in, knowing when to jump in and out of the market, and mastering the psychology and gamesmanship of trading. Coverage includes: Understanding the "other side of the trade": the thousands of pros you're trading against. Finding a technical edge with technical analysis you can exploit over and over again. Understanding sentiment and overcoming the human emotions and biases that cost you dearly. Utilizing the most essential strategies of fundamental analysis. Playing positions and probabilities, not P+Ls. Recognizing and capturing huge opportunities in down markets.
Tools and Tactics for the Master Daytrader: Battle-Tested Tetools and Tactics for the Master Daytrader: Battle-Tested Techniques for Day, Swing, and Position Traders Chniques for Day, Swing, and Position Traders
Oliver Velez - 2000
In "Tools and Tactics for the Master Day Trader," Velez and Capra revisit and completely update over 100 of their daily commentaries from the past four years, with new material explaining what worked, what didn't, and why.This no-nonsense, easy read, meant to be referenced by traders every trading day, covers everything from potent trading strategies to intuitive insights on psychology and discipline. Proving once again that the best teacher is experience, "Tools and Tactics for the Master Day Trader" will help any trader log on with the technical skills, market knowledge, and confidence they need to capture more winning trades, and reap new profits.
The Naked Trader's Guide to Spread Betting: How to make money from shares in up or down markets
Robbie Burns - 2010
But it's not a world populated by pinstriped men waiting to rob you, steal your savings and do nasty things to small kittens. You can win. (And you never have to pay a penny in tax!) This book shows you how. Robbie Burns, bestselling author of The Naked Trader, has been spread betting for years. He explains why it's an indispensable tool to use alongside normal investing or trading. Especially as you can make money even if the market goes down. Robbie takes you through everything from how it works, to managing your risk, working out exposure, and how, often, doing nothing is the best move! He explains the ins and outs of successfully betting on shares in his trademark down-to-earth style, covering everything you need to know. From the simple stuff through to proven strategies, including those that can be used in different markets - it's all here. There are also behind-the-scenes visits to two top spread betting firms. But it's a big, bad old world out there, and there are a whole heap of mistakes you can make, an awful lot of money you can lose. Rounding up spine-chilling traders' tales of spread bets gone wrong, and using all he has learnt from making silly mistakes himself, Robbie also helps you learn what not to do. This is the ultimate guide to spread betting - how to do it, have fun and hopefully make a few quid.
Reading Price Charts Bar by Bar: The Technical Analysis of Price Action for the Serious Trader
Al Brooks - 2009
That's why Al Brooks has created Reading Price Charts Bar by Bar. With this book, Brooks--a technical analyst for Futures magazine and an independent trader--demonstrates how applying price action analysis to chart patterns can help enhance returns and minimize downside risk. Along the way, you'll discover the importance of understanding every bar on a price chart, why particular patterns are reliable setups for trades, and how to locate entry and exit points as markets are trading in real time.Throughout these pages, some of the most useful tools for deciphering price action are covered in detail, including:Trendlines and trend channel linesPrior highs and lowsBreakouts and failed breakoutsThe size of bodies and tails on candlesThe relationship between current bars to prior barsAnd much moreLearning what the market is telling you can be difficult, but with the right approach, you can achieve this goal and capture consistent profits in the process. Reading Price Charts Bar by Bar has all the information you need to succeed at this endeavor and will put you in the best position possible to make the most of your time in today's turbulent markets.Praise for Reading Price Charts Bar by Bar"Al Brooks has written a book every day trader should read. On all levels, he has kept trading simple, straightforward, and approachable. By teaching traders that there are no rules, just guidelines, he has allowed basic common sense to once again rule how real traders should approach the market. This is a must-read for any trader that wants to learn his own path to success." --Noble DraKoln, founder ofwww.SpeculatorAcademy.com and author of Trade Like a Pro and Winning the Trading Game"Al Brooks is a trader's trader. He understands the focused energy it takes to be successful at trading and works long, hard hours in front of the computer screen to beat the markets. In his first trading book, he outlines, selflessly, his strategy step by step. A doctor and educator in his previous life, he uses his eye for detail and transfers lessons he learned in training himself on the art of trading to the written page. For those who are willing to delve into the details of day trading and dedicate the time and energy to do it seriously and most likely profitably, Al Brooks's book Reading Price Charts Bar by Bar, is a must-read." --Ginger Szala, Publisher and Editorial Director, Futures magazine