Oct 112013
 

Algorithmic trading and Direct Market Access (DMA) are important tools helping both buy and sell-side traders to achieve best execution. This book starts from the ground up to provide detailed explanations of both these techniques: An introduction to the different types of execution is followed by a review of market microstructure theory. Throughout the book examples from empirical studies bridge the gap between the theory and practice of trading. Orders are the fundamental building blocks for any strategy. Market, limit, stop, hidden, iceberg, peg, routed and immediate-or-cancel orders are all described with illustrated examples. Trading algorithms are explained and compared using charts to show potential trading patterns. TWAP, VWAP, Percent of Volume, Minimal Impact, Implementation Shortfall, Adaptive Shortfall, Market On Close and Pairs trading algorithms are all covered, together with common variations. Transaction costs can have a significant effect on investment returns. An in
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Algorithmic Trading and DMA: An introduction to direct access trading strategies
Oct 042013
 

Get the E*Trade experts' inside track on playing the marketsFor retail traders, knowing which possible strategies to employ when has always been a challenge. That is, until now. For the first time, popular E*Trade educators Rick Swope and Shawn Howell introduce their two-dimensional scoring system for determining how bullish/bearish a trade setup looks by reading charts. In Trading by Numbers, they present a scoring system that uses a trend score and a volatility score, removing the guesswork and giving you a solid guide to the markets. Based on the score, the authors provide a toolkit of option strategies that are best to execute in each specific situation. Using common indicators and patterns, the book provides analysis for choosing your right strategy while managing risk. Authors Swope and Howell are accomplished market educators and their partners are the leaders in trading and investing, including E*Trade, CBOE, OIC, NYSE, NASDAQ OMX, CME and ISEAn easy-to-use guide that will help
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Trading by Numbers: Scoring Strategies for Every Market (Wiley Trading)
Sep 232013
 

Praise for Algorithmic Trading"Algorithmic Trading is an insightful book on quantitative trading written by a seasoned practitioner. What sets this book apart from many others in the space is the emphasis on real examples as opposed to just theory. Concepts are not only described, they are brought to life with actual trading strategies, which give the reader insight into how and why each strategy was developed, how it was implemented, and even how it was coded. This book is a valuable resource for anyone looking to create their own systematic trading strategies and those involved in manager selection, where the knowledge contained in this book will lead to a more informed and nuanced conversation with managers."—DAREN SMITH, CFA, CAIA, FSA, Managing Director, Manager Selection & Portfolio Construction, University of Toronto Asset Management"Using an excellent selection of mean reversion and momentum strategies, Ernie explains the rationale behind each one, shows how to test it, how t
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Algorithmic Trading: Winning Strategies and Their Rationale (Wiley Trading)
Sep 222013
 

An award winning system developer explains how to create, test, and implement a profitable trading systemTraders have long been drawn to the idea of translating their strategies and ideas into trading systems. While successful trading systems have been developed, in most cases, they work very well for a period of time in specific markets, but perform less well across all markets in all time frames. Nobody understands this better than author Keith Fitschen—a thought-leader in trading system development—and now, with Trading Strategy Generation + Website, he shares his extensive experience in this field with you.Trading Strategy Generation skillfully explains how to take market insights or trading ideas and develop them into a robust trading system. In it, Fitschen describes the critical steps a trader needs to follow, including: translating the market insight into a rules-based approach; determining entry and exit points; testing against historical data; and integrating money manage
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Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals (Wiley Trading)
Sep 152013
 

Fact: 95% of short-term traders lose money. Even worse, the average stock-picking newsletter has returned -3.7% annually over the past 30 years!(Source: Jack Schwager, Market Sense and Nonsense). Despite the seemingly insurmountable odds of becoming a successful trader, it is not only possible, but also probable. But you need to be pointed in the right direction. Inside, you will find the roadmap to becoming a successful systematic trader from a trading skeptic who has never trusted a guru or talking head marched on TV if he can’t test their ideas. Here are the highlights: How to automate your trading by working 10x smarter so you can make 10x more money, at 10x the speed, all while having 10x more free time and fun. How to ditch your trading hobby and create your trading business. How to cash in on a $25,000 reward for this one idea. The greatest enemy to your success as a trader. What the Holy Grail of trading is, and more importantly, what it isn't. How to overcome the pitfalls
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Trading Strategies From a Trading Skeptic
Sep 082013
 

For 30 years, Robert “Dr. Bob” Froehlich, Vice Chairman of DWS Investments, has been digging up attractive investment opportunities where no one else can find them. His always timely and insightful investment articles on the subject have made him one of the most respected investment strategists of our time. A Bull for All Seasons is a compilation of Dr. Bob's most prescient writings from the past decade, in which he explains the issues and events that drove his investment choices. Analyzing macro trends ranging from demographics to world events to Federal Reserve activity, he hits the mark almost every time. For each essay, Froehlich includes an “after-report” consisting of facts and numbers that, in nearly every case, bear out the accuracy of his prediction. Here, you'll find the author's greatest hits, including The emergence of international markets (1998) Dow Jones topping 10,000 (1999) and 12,000 (2005) The fall and rise of Mexican Stock Market (2000) U.S. economic grow
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A Bull for All Seasons: Main Street Strategies for Finding the Money in Any Market
Sep 052013
 

Uncover the newest profit opportunities in today's bond marketplace!The Strategic Bond Investor explains how to maximize your investing returns with bonds—one of the few reliable and stable investments left standing after all the economic chaos. Senior vice president and portfolio manager at PIMCO, Anthony Cescenzi provides an aggressive yet risk-conscious approach you can easily build into your overall trading strategy in the fixed-income market.Completely updated to address the realities of an unpredictable economy, The Strategic Bond Investor includes new sections on the parallels between the credit and bond markets, the power of the New Fed, and ways to navigate the massive price fluctuations of the post-credit-crisis markets. In addition, you’ll find: Detailed description of different bond types Concrete data on how each one performs in various environments Key economic reports on how market factors like the credit crisis affect bond movements  Techniques for forecasting t
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The Strategic Bond Investor: Strategies and Tools to Unlock the Power of the Bond Market
Sep 042013
 

Praise for Trade Like a Pro"Noble's commitment to the individual trader is exactly what traders need during these volatile times. He has knowledge that spans across markets and is worldwide. He is a valued contributor to the TraderPlanet.com community, and this book further demonstrates his dedication to educating traders and helping them become more successful."—Lane J. Mendelsohn, Publisher, TraderPlanet.com"In a time when, on a global level, important things are happening to the financial industry, when new profit opportunities as well as risks are revealed, the book Trade Like a Pro offers a complete picture concerning the risk administration techniques."—Teodor Ancuta, President and General Manager, Sibiu Stock Exchange"Trade Like a Pro is a comprehensive presentation of all the basic trading strategies that belongs in every investor's library. Whether your specialty is futures, options, or stocks—or, for that matter, a combination of all three—you will find yourself going
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Trade Like a Pro: 15 High-Profit Trading Strategies (Wiley Trading)
Aug 222013
 

Learn both the theory and practice of pairs trading, why it is consistently profitable, and how you can apply the strategies in your own trading with this valuable guide. Author Douglas Ehrman covers pairs trading involving stocks, options on stocks, and futures contracts, and explains how this type of trading allows you to profit from the changing price relationship of securities. In addition to a comprehensive discussion of the theories involved, he also includes practical examples that will to help you put what you've learned into practice.Douglas S. Ehrman is a hedge fund manager and a leading authority on pairs trading. He is one of the founders and the Chief Executive Officer of AlphAmerica Asset Management LLC in Chicago. He also served as the chief executive officer of AlphAmerica Financial, Inc., the company that operated PairsTrading.com prior to its merger with PairTrader.com.
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The Handbook of Pairs Trading : Strategies Using Equities, Options, & Futures
Aug 192013
 

Published in 1996 and written by Larry Connors and "New Market Wizard" Linda Raschke. This 245 page manual is considered by many to be one of the best books written on trading futures. Twenty-five years of combined trading experience is divulged as you will learn 20 of their best strategies. Among the methods you will be taught are: * Swing Trading - The backbone of Linda's success. Not only will you learn exactly how to swing trade, you will also learn specific advanced techniques never before made public! * News - Among the strategies revealed is an intra-day news strategy they use to exploit the herd when the 8:30am economic reports are released. This strategy will be especially appreciated by bond traders and currency traders. * Pattern Recognition - You will learn some of the best short-term set-up patterns available. Larry and Linda will also teach you how they combine these patterns with other strategies to identify explosive moves. * ADX - In our opinion, ADX is one of the mo
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Street Smarts: High Probability Short-Term Trading Strategies
Aug 182013
 

Don’t conform to Wall Street’s rules. Be your own trader—Maverick style. PROVEN STRATEGIES FOR GENERATING GREATER PRO FITS FROM THE AWARD-WINNING TEAM AT MAVERICK TRADING Wall Street’s dirty secret is out—you don’t need a professional to manage your money, and you can beat the market on a consistent basis. All that’s required are three things: personal dedication, a sound risk management strategy, and the trading system outlined in this book. Yes, it’s that simple. As active traders at the private proprietary trading firm Maverick Trading, the authors have taught hundreds of budding traders how to end their relationship with the so-called professionals and trade on their own, using the same system the firm used to generate gains of more than 100% in 2008, 50% in 2009, and 50% in 2010. It’s not a get-rich-quick scheme. It’s a long-term methodology designed to create steady wealth you can live on, retire on, and pass down to the next generation. Maverick Trading teach
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Maverick Trading: PROVEN STRATEGIES FOR GENERATING GREATER PROFITS FROM THE AWARD-WINNING TEAM AT MAVERICK TRADING
Aug 132013
 

Options trading industry expert Larry McMillan explains the ins and outs of options—and how to profit big trading them in today’s markets. In this brand-new, secret-revealing guide, the bestselling author of Options as a Strategic Investment takes you to the forefront of options trading strategies while covering the basic principles that are essential to becoming a successful trader. In this session, McMillan will show you that both new and experienced traders always have opportunities to find new ways to make gains in the options market. You will learn first-hand the problems that most commonly prevent options traders from winning and have a personal coach to help you eliminate those obstacles. His strategies for profit are simple and can be broken down into basic principles that all options traders, no matter what level of experience, should use. With the guidance given to you in this DVD course, you will learn to: • Examine whether or not partial profits do more harm than good
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Avoiding Option Trading Traps: What to Look for and Strategies for Success (Wiley Trading Audio)
Aug 082013
 

THE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS CLASSIC—REVISED AND UPDATED TO HELP YOU SUCCEED, EVEN DURING TIMES OF EXTREME VOLATILITY “This book contains the most advanced methodology I’ve ever seen.”—GEORGE C. LANE, from the Foreword Required reading for certification in the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) program Over a decade ago, when this groundbreaking guide was first published, the world of technical analysis had experienced vast change. Seemingly overnight, technological advances had utterly transformed the way market analysts performed their jobs. A growing army of professional technical traders, armed with global plug-and-play software, needed to improve their skills of price projection, timing, and risk management to weather the increasing market ranges and volatility. Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional helped them achieve it. The word spread that this practical guide provided radical new uses and combinations of indicators and formulas—and it became an instant classic.
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Technical Analysis for the Trading Professional, Second Edition: Strategies and Techniques for Today’s Turbulent Global Financial Markets
Aug 052013
 

An A to Z options trading guide for the new millennium and the new economyWritten by professional trader and quantitative analyst Euan Sinclair, Option Trading is a comprehensive guide to this discipline covering everything from historical background, contract types, and market structure to volatility measurement, forecasting, and hedging techniques.This comprehensive guide presents the detail and practical information that professional option traders need, whether they're using options to hedge, manage money, arbitrage, or engage in structured finance deals. It contains information essential to anyone in this field, including option pricing and price forecasting, the Greeks, implied volatility, volatility measurement and forecasting, and specific option strategies.Explains how to break down a typical position, and repair positionsOther titles by Sinclair: Volatility TradingAddresses the various concerns of the professional options traderOption trading will continue to be an important
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Option Trading: Pricing and Volatility Strategies and Techniques (Wiley Trading)
Aug 022013
 

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. Featuring: Pricing models Volatility considerations Basic and advanced trading strategies Risk management techniques And more! Written in a clear, easy-to-understand fashion, Option Volatility & Pricing points out the key concepts essential to successful trading. Drawing on his experience as a professional trader, author Sheldon Natenberg examines both the theory and reality of option trading. He presents the foundations of option theory explaining how this theory can be used to identify and exploit trading opportunities. Option Volatility & Pricing teaches you to use a wide variety of trading strategies and shows you how to select the strategy that best fits your view of market conditions and individual risk tolerance. New sections include: Expanded
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Option Volatility & Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques
Jul 172013
 

ALL ABOUT . . . SERIES All AboutSTOCK MARKET STRATEGIES Nerve-rattling markets have convinced investors of one thing­­buy and hold is no longer the only viable strategy. All About Stock Market Strategies provides an in-depth examination of today's most popular and successful investing strategies. From the basics of each strategy to choosing the correct strategy for a particular market, it is an authoritative look into this essential topic, written for investors of every size and objective.
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All About Stock Market Strategies : The Easy Way To Get Started
Jun 272013
 

In High Probability Trading Strategies, author and well-known trading educator Robert Miner skillfully outlines every aspect of a practical trading plan–from entry to exit–that he has developed over the course of his distinguished twenty-plus-year career. The result is a complete approach to trading that will allow you to trade confidently in a variety of markets and time frames. Written with the serious trader in mind, this reliable resource details a proven approach to analyzing market behavior, identifying profitable trade setups, and executing and managing trades–from entry to exit.
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High Probability Trading Strategies: Entry to Exit Tactics for the Forex, Futures, and Stock Markets (Wiley Trading)
Jun 172013
 

A comprehensive guide to Forex trading for individual investorsCountless money-making opportunities abound in the Foreign Exchange (Forex) market every day, but how does an amateur investor take advantage of these opportunities to earn high returns? This book by CNBC-featured Forex Expert Mario Singh provides a comprehensive solution to this question.Following the first section that explains in plain English—what is Forex trading, how money is made in the Forex "game," the six major players involved, and the importance of knowing one's Trader Profile—the second section focuses on specific and practical guidance which includes:A "Trader Profile Test" to help the reader get a clear picture of his natural trading style and which of five trading profiles he belongs to (Scalper, Day Trader, Swing Trader, Position Trader or Mechanical Trader)17 proven trading strategies (between 2 to 5 strategies for each trader profile) for the reader to immediately start cashing in on the Forex marketD
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17 Proven Currency Trading Strategies, + Website: How to Profit in the Forex Market (Wiley Trading)
Jun 162013
 

While most books on trading deal with general concepts and shy away from specifics, Forex Patterns and Probabilities provides you with real-world strategies and a rare sense of clarity about the specific mechanics of currency trading. Leading trading educator Ed Ponsi will explain the driving forces in the currency markets and will provide strategies to enter, exit, and manage successful trades. Dozens of chart examples and explanations will guide you each step of the way and allow the reader to "look over the shoulder" of a professional trader hard at work at his craft.This book provides traders with step-by-step methodologies that are based on real market tendencies. The strategies in this book are presented clearly and in detail, so that anyone who wishes to can learn how to trade like a professional. It is written in a style that is easy to understand, so that the reader can quickly learn and use the techniques provided.
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Forex Patterns and Probabilities: Trading Strategies for Trending and Range-Bound Markets (Wiley Trading)
Sep 302012
 

The hands-on guide to implementing the O'Neil trading method, for traders and investors everywhereWilliam O'Neil + Company is an internationally respected Registered Investment Advisor, and Trade Like an O'Neil Disciple Course: How You Can Make 18,000% in the Stock Market translates the strategies that have made it a success for investors everywhere. Written by two former employees who have spent years building their own trading techniques based on the O'Neil model, this is the hands-on self-study follow up to their powerhouse first book Trade Like an O'Neil Disciple: How We Made 18,000% in the Stock Market. This new companion book is a step-by-step guide to implementing these tried and true trading methods into a home trading system under various market conditions.Using real trades and including set ups with buy, add, and sell points for both winning and losing scenarios, the book enables readers to put practical methodologies to work in their own portfolios. Incorporating examples fr
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In The Trading Cockpit with the O
Sep 302012
 

In Trading Stock Options, experienced option trader Brian Burns explains the basics of stock options and shows you how to trade the most successful option strategies. As you begin your journey on the option path, you'll have the luxury of real-life trade examples to show you the way. The diagrams and charts help turn the complex world of options into easy to visualize and simple to understand strategies that even the most novice of traders can utilize. Trading Stock Options will show you how you can use options to: * Get paid to buy and sell your favorite stock * Purchase stocks for less than their current price * Buy insurance on stocks in your portfolio * Profit when stocks lose value * Perform short-term trades with less money than trading the stock From the Introduction: "Through my experiences with option trading, I have tried almost every strategy I could find. In this book, I will be discussing the strategies that I use the most and feel are the best available. I will
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Trading Stock Options: Basic Option Trading Strategies And How I