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The Visual Investor
by: John Murphy
Now in a book aimed at the huge and growing market of individual investors in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, John introduces readers to the art and science of visual analysis. Clearly and simply he explains the principles of technical analysis in terms that nonprofessionals can understand and shows individual investors how to track the ups and downs of stock prices by visually comparing charts--instead of relying upon abstruse mathematical formulas and rarefied technical concepts. He also introduces readers to his widely acclaimed Intermarket Analysis--a proven analytical approach based on understanding the impact that all the different markets have on each other and what that means to investors. Features dozens of easy-to-read charts and graphs with step-by-step instructions on how to understand and interpret them. Includes leading software demo disks.

Intermarket Technical Analysis:Trading Strategies for the Global Stock, Bond, Commodity and Currency Markets
by: John Murphy
Trying to trade stock, bond, commodity and currency markets without intermarket awareness is like trying to drive a car without looking out the side and rear windows--very dangerous. In this guide to intermarket analysis, the author uses years of experience in technical analysis plus extensive charts to clearly demonstrate the interrelationshps that exist among the various market sectors and their importance. You'll learn how to use activity in surrounding markets in the same way that most people employ traditional technical indicators for directional clues. Shows the analyst how to focus outward, rather than inward, to provide a more rational understanding of technical forces at work in the marketplace.

The Elements of Successful Trading
by: Robert Rotella
After the turbulence on Wall Street in the 1980s, it is more important than ever for a trader to have a clearly defined strategy that incorporates the technical financial aspects of trading as well as the less easily defined "mind set" of success. This ground-breaking work charts the way to creating such a trading strategy, teaching readers how to combine money-management analysis techniques, established trading techniques, and the realities of trading on the floor. This will be welcomed by the legion of traders eager to learn how applied psychology can benefit them professionally.

Smarter Trading : Improving Performance in Changing Markets
by: Perry J. Kaufman
As a direct result of economic globalization and computerized trading, today's professional stock, bond, and futures traders face a career-making-or breaking-challenge: to track and immediately comprehend the bewildering place of market, volume, and price changes, then some how profit from this unexpected volatility. In Smarter Trading distinguished author and trader Perry Kaufman helps harried financial pros cope with financial market uncertainty by creating a "robust" trading model that adapts quickly to market changes and yields stronger, more predictable results. And he shows them how to make sense of the current barrage of sophisticated, hi-tech trading technologies-neural networks, fuzzy logic, expert systems, chaos, and fractals, to name a few-and align these weapons with their own trading strategies.

Beyond Candlesticks : More Japanese Charting Techniques Revealed
by: Steve Nison
Internationally recognized as "The Father of Candelsticks," Nison introduces even more powerful yet subtle Japanese charting techniques that have never been published or used in the Western world before. Detailed charts and graphs take readers step-by-step through each charting technique. These versatile techniques can be used for equities, fixed income, foreigh exchange and overseas markets.

Secrets of the Soes Bandit : Original Electronic Trader Reveals His Battle-Tested Trading Techniques
by: Harvey I. Houtkin and David Waldman
The Small Order Execution System, which gives individuals direct access to the NASDAQ stock market, has spawned a fast-growing cult of electronic day traders who look to profit from price fluctuations and momentary discrepancies in the quotes offered by market makers. Wall Street views them as a pernicious band of rogues. And Harvey Houtkin, author of Secrets of the SOES Bandit, views himself as the merry band's Robin Hood.

The Ultimate Breakthrough in Market Turning Point Detection
by: Jeffrey A. Cuddy
"Give me a pivot, and I will turn the world," said Archimedes - and here is your key to catching pivot points in the markets. Few experiences are as emotionally satisfying as buying right after a bottom or shorting right after a top - find out how to do it right, in stocks or futures!

The Disciplined Trader: Developing Winning Attitudes
by: Mark Douglas
Dealing with fear and greed, pulling the trigger - these are hard challenges for all traders. How can we stop losing, reverse, and win? How can we develop inner discipline? This book is a must read for all serious traders.

Martin Pring on Market Momentum
by: Martin Pring
(Author's comment) Market Momentum should appeal to you if you already have a grounding in technical analysis and want to use oscillators in a practical way. It's not geared to the mathematically oriented because I've tried to keep the formulae to a minimum. You'll find is useful though, if you have a special appeal for charting software and have often wondered how to use some of the more exotic indicators packaged with their program.

Cybernetic Trading Strategies
by: Murray A. Ruggiero
This cutting-edge guide explains how advanced technologies can create winning trading strategies. The first book to provide specific instructions and applications on how to develop tradable market timing systems using neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, chaos theory, and machine induction methods. It incorporates the new technologies with classical technical analysis methodologies and guides readers through system testing and reliability.

Secrets for Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets
by: Stan Weinstein
Stan Weinstein's Secrets For Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets reveals his successful methods for timing investments to produce consistently profitable results. Topics include: Stan Weinstein's personal philosophy on investing; The ideal time to buy; Refining the buying process; Knowing when to sell; Selling Short; Using the best long-term indicators to spot Bull and Bear markets; Odds, ends, and profits.

Pit Bull
by: Martin Schwartz
In a title reminiscent of the mega-bestseller, Liar's Poker, Pit Bull provides a rare look inside the high pressure, high stakes world of Wall Street through the eyes of champion trader Martin Buzzy Schwartz. He offers listeners a chance to learn the secrets that made him the man Barron's calls the best there is.

Technical Analysis Explained
by: Martin J. Pring
Technical Analysis Explained presents a powerful strategy for anticipating the level and growth rate of future financial activity and reaping the rewards of dividend growth and capital appreciation. Packed with hundreds of illustrations to clarify key points, it will enable investors to avoid costly mistakes.

Technical Analysis from A to Z
by: Steven B. Achelis
This book provides an overview, analysis and mathematical calculations for over 70 different technical indicators. Each entry features an example that shows precisely how the indicator performs in real markets. For traders and investors seeking to understand and profit from technical analysis, Technical Analysis from A to Z will help readers recognize trends and act accordingly.

The Art of Short Selling
by: Kathryn F. Staley
A guide for serious investors illustrates in detail the entire process of short selling for profit; explains how, when, and why to sell short; and provides current trading examples, guidelines and pertinent regulatory information.

How to Make Money in Stocks
by: William J. O Neil
The previous edition of this best-selling classic has sold more than 400,000 copies. Now market guru and Investor's Business Daily publisher William O'Neil has thoroughly updated this virtual rule book for becoming an investment pro. How to Make Money in Stocks offers rational, well-documented guidance for all who want to make smart investments-even people who have never owned stock before. O'Neil explains how to make money reading the daily financial news pages. . .pick the best industry groups in the market. . .read charts like an expert and improve stock selection and timing. . .substantially reduce losses and mistakes. . .and turn a profit from reading and analyzing the news.

McMillan on Options
by: Lawrence McMillan
(Publisher comment) Thousands of investors turn to Larry McMillan, leading finance writer and advisor, for expert advice on options. In this reader-friendly book, McMillan offers the latest information on the high-profit world of options trading. This up-to-date guide provides an information-hungry marketplace with in-depth coverage of pricing strategies, volatility and risk control, hedging techniques and option philosophy, as well as key insights into the predictive power of options, the versatile option, and buying and selling. Real-world examples provide hands-on applications and clear illustrations to turn theory into practice.

Trading Systems
by: Joe Krutisinger
Trading Systems details the inner workings of 12 of the highest-performing trading systems ever created. Written in an easy-to-understand style, well-known trading expert Krutsinger explains the unique features of each system, how each was developed, and how readers can choose the system best suited to their needs.

Option Volatility & Pricing : Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques
by: Sheldon Natenberg
One of the most widely read books among active option traders around the world, Option Volatility & Pricing has been completely updated to reflect the most current developments and trends in option products and trading strategies. It covers pricing models, volatility considerations, basic and advanced trading strategies, and risk management techniques.

Trading for a Living
by: Dr. Alexander Elder
As a professional trader, technical analysis expert, and practicing psychiatrist, Dr. Elder helps aspiring traders step away from the crowd of amateurs. He presents a comprehensive system for trading stocks, futures, currencies, and options. This book provides a complete course in the three M's of successful trading: Mind, Method, and Money.

Options: A Strategic Investment
by: Lawrence McMillan
This blockbuster bestseller is considered to be the bible of options trading. Now completely revised and updated to encompass all the latest options trading vehicles, it supplies traders and serious investors with an abundance of new, strategic opportunities for managing their investments. Examples make clear the power of each strategy in carefully defined market conditions.

The Arms Index
by: Richard W., Jr. Arms
Get an indepth look at how volume--not time--governs market price changes. Describes Arms' short-term trading index (TRIN), a measure of the relative strength of the volume in relation to advancing stocks against that of declines. Also shows how to use Arms' own system to forecast the price changes of individual issues as well as market indexes.

Profits in Volume
by: Richard W., Jr. Arms
Get an indepth look at how volume--not time--governs market price changes. Describes Arms' short-term trading index (TRIN), a measure of the relative strength of the volume in relation to advancing stocks against that of declines. Also shows how to use Arms' own system to forecast the price changes of individual issues as well as market indexes.

Trding Without Fear
by: Richard W., Jr. Arms
Get an indepth look at how volume--not time--governs market price changes. Describes Arms' short-term trading index (TRIN), a measure of the relative strength of the volume in relation to advancing stocks against that of declines. Also shows how to use Arms' own system to forecast the price changes of individual issues as well as market indexes.

The Long Term Day Trader
by: Michael Sincere, Deron Wagner
What happens when you combine a traditional long-term investor with a highly aggressive day trader? You end up with a long-term day trader: a person who holds a stock longer than most day traders but sells faster than a traditional buy-and-hold investor. The Long-Term Day Trader can help you use the short-term strategies of the professional day trader to improve your long-term returns. It doesn't matter whether you are a short-term trader or a long-term investor. By using the most profitable tactics of the top day traders, you really can boost your long-term returns.

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