Low on specific strategies and rules to incorporate into your market approach, the interviewees would not want to give away anything truly useful in case they lose their edge. The explanations of Bull and Bear Markets and the use of combining price breakout with volume increases to improve the chances of success are excellent. The book is quite old and therefore a little dated. If you want to leverage your capital through the use of options, do nothing until you read this book. Probably one of the best books on options for beginners.
Options are a difficult subject to learn never mind to master, this will make getting used to the basics a walk in the park. Options are a tough topic and a lot of new tools have been developed since this book was written. After reading this book you will still not be equipped to be a successful options trader.
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However, it does achieve what it sets out to do. This book takes you to the next level of understanding options. Taking away the mystery and helping you realize that options can actually be used to create regular income and as a fantastic vehicle for limiting risk and knowing what your risk-reward really is. Great strategies and thoroughly good read. As it says on the cover, this is the definitive guide for practical trading strategies. An easy to read book with some useful insights.
Written in , when everyone and their dog made money in the biggest bull market of all time, I wonder how Vic would have fared in the , or stock market busts. A mixture of interviews with top traders on topics as far reaching as trading Futures, Trading T-Bills, aggressive trading, stock selection, and psychology.
The books provides interesting insights into the minds of the traders interviewed and how they operate to achieve that profit. For an insight into the minds on Wall Street, this is a classic book. Focus is definitely on interviewing and insights into trading styles, which can make interesting reading and a break from too much number crunching and technical analysis books. The people interviewed provide no real practical insight into specific trading systems or actions, yet is it still a good read. Buy and Hedge gives you an important lesson in risk management.
I know, it sounds boring right. If you do not have a solid grasp of the concepts in this book you will be severely hampering your chances of success. Covering what they call the 5 iron rules of hedging this book re-iterates the importance of using Options and other strategies to know and limit your risk. Although Talbott tells you what all the lies are, his version of the truths are also debatable. A firm view against the use of technical analysis to analyze stocks and market shows he is no expert in this area. Some interesting arguments, especially if you have a left-wing conspiracy theory bent.
Talbott holds some views that do not make sense. Also, I am sure some of the lies he has made up just for effect. A good book if you enjoy some insights into the two most successful investors of all time, but lacks any serious investing strategy or practical examples. More a book about the people and catchphrases. With very diverse interviews this time, the book would appeal to investment firm insiders but I feel this will have less value to the independent investor who focuses on the stock market.
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A rather weak trading psychology section at the end leaves one wondering what the point was. Designed as a complete education the book covers everything you need to know to get started in investing in stocks. What makes it different is that there are 16 hours of instructor lead video included, which turns this training from a book to a full stock market seminar training. Premium stock market education is expensive, this training course is extremely cost-effective.
Well rounded education for those who want to take the stock market seriously. If so, you really need to study Technical Analysis. This is essentially the study of Supply and Demand, Volume and Price through an array of different lenses called Stock Charts.
Linton, David Updata plc. Good writings and clear explanations, backed up with very thoughtful use of Ichimoku Charts make this a must-read reference. Nison, Steve New York Institute of Finance From the man who introduced candlestick charting to the West, this is the updated 2nd edition of the original. Candlestick Charts or Bars are used routinely today and are an essential part of building your charting methodology.
Candlesticks give insights into short-term supply and demand scenarios and enhance the speed of pattern recognition. Understanding Point and Figure Charting is essential to the IFTA certification and there are questions in the exam paper on this topic. Plummer, Tony Kogan Page Latest or current edition. This book is an essential addition to the other books as it focuses on psychology and sentiment, critical for you to understand.
The Definitive Collection This book compiles R. Devour the three ground-breaking works, long out of print, in which Elliott first described the Wave Principle to the world.
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Now, for the first time in English, this book presents the next stage of candlestick analysis — Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. Sometimes called Cloud Charts, this analysis adds moving averages to candlestick charts. But moving averages a little different from those traditionally used in the West. For trending markets, Cloud Charts add an essential tool for analyzing near-term areas of support and resistance.
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This is usually a critical piece of the exam, but can also be challenging to learn as the esoteric concepts in the theory are more like taking a step into the twilight zone. Christopher Grafton helps to translate J. Building a robust trading system is important to success. This is exactly what Quants Quantitative Analysts do for their day job. With so many Stock Market Software Program Vendors offering integrated back-testing functionality, this book is a must-read.
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