Description : Proven techniques for market profile users at any level A "market profile" presents a number of basic elements from themarket in an easily understood graphic format that, when analyzedproperly, can yield profitable intraday and swing trades thattraditional indicators do not reveal. Steidlmayer on Markets showsreaders how to find these opportunities using the innovativetechniques developed by the author during his many years of tradingthe market. This fully updated Second Edition covers innovations inboth technology and technique-and broadens the scope of "marketprofile" to include stocks. J. Peter Steidlmayer (Chicago, IL) joined the Chicago Board ofTrade in 1963 and has been an independent trader ever since.Steidlmayer served on the Board of Directors of the Board of Tradein 1981-1983. While a director, he was responsible for initiatingMarket Profile and the Liquidity Data Bank. Steve Hawkins (Chicago,IL) has experience in trading in both stocks and commodities. Overthe past seven years, Hawkins has educated traders across theglobe. He has also collaborated on the writing of books on tradingand written articles for industry trade publications. He is agraduate of the University of Illinois with a degree ineconomics. New technology and the advent of around the clock trading haveopened the floodgates to both foreign and domestic markets. Tradersneed the wisdom of industry veterans and the vision of innovatorsin today's volatile financial marketplace. The Wiley Trading seriesfeatures books by traders who have survived the market's everchanging temperament and have prospered-some by reinventingsystems, others by getting back to basics. Whether a novice trader,professional or somewhere in-between, these books will provide theadvice and strategies needed to prosper today and well into thefuture.
Description : This work presents a number of basic elements of the market in a rapidly understood graphic form. This simple information, when analyzed properly, can yield excellent intraday and swing trades. It shows traders how to find these opportunities using innovative techniques created by authors Steidlmayer and Hawkins during their numerous years of trading the market.
Description : A complete guide to Steidlmayer's new approach to markets, especially the futures markets. Part I provides background information based on Steidlmayer's experiences as a commodities trader, showing how he developed his ideas and learned to apply them to futures trading. Part II outlines his theory of markets, explains factors that determine prices, and describes the Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank systems. Part III provides detailed applications, showing how to read market activity, recognize both fundamental and technical factors underlying price movements, and make sound investment and trading decisions.
Description : The new edition of the definitive reference to trading systems—expanded and thoroughly updated. Professional and individual traders haverelied on Trading Systems and Methods for over three decades. Acclaimed trading systems expert Perry Kaufman provides complete, authoritative information on proven indicators, programs, systems, and algorithms. Now in its sixth edition, this respected book continues to provide readers with the knowledge required to develop or select the trading programs best suited for their needs. In-depth discussions of basic mathematical and statistical concepts instruct readers on how much data to use, how to create an index, how to determine probabilities, and how best to test your ideas. These technical tools and indicators help readers identify trends, momentum, and patterns, while an analytical framework enables comparisons of systematic methods and techniques. This updated, fully-revised edition offers new examples using stocks, ETFs and futures, and provides expanded coverage of arbitrage, high frequency trading, and sophisticated risk management models. More programs and strategies have been added, such as Artificial Intelligence techniques and Game Theory approaches to trading. Offering a complete array of practical, user-ready tools, this invaluable resource: Offers comprehensive revisions and additional mathematical and statistical tools, trading systems, and examples of current market situations Explains basic mathematical and statistical concepts with accompanying code Includes new Excel spreadsheets with genetic algorithms, TradeStation code, MetaStock code, and more Provides access to a companion website packed with supplemental materials Trading Systems and Methods is an indispensable reference on trading systems, as well as system design and methods for professional and individual active traders, money managers, trading systems developers.
Description : Presents day traders with a systematic and rational framework for decision-making in the futures, options and equities markets. Offers complete coverage of day-trading methods including price, time and volume analysis techniques, money and position management strategies, trading systems, computerized trading tactics and much more.
Description : An essential guide to the most innovative technical trading tools and strategies available In today's investment arena, there is a growing demand to diversify investment strategies through numerous styles of contemporary market analysis, as well as a continuous search for increasing alpha. Paul Ciana, Bloomberg L.P.'s top liason to Technical Analysts worldwide, understands these challenges very well and that is why he has created New Frontiers in Technical Analysis. Paul, along with in-depth contributions from some of the worlds most accomplished market participants developed this reliable guide that contains some of the newest tools and strategies for analyzing today's markets. The methods discussed are based on the existing body of knowledge of technical analysis and have evolved to support, and appeal to technical, fundamental, and quantitative analysts alike. • It answers the question "What are other people using?" by quantifying the popularity of the universally accepted studies, and then explains how to use them • Includes thought provoking material on seasonality, sector rotation, and market distributions that can bolster portfolio performance • Presents ground-breaking tools and data visualizations that paint a vivid picture of the direction of trend by capitalizing on traditional indicators and eliminating many of their faults • And much more Engaging and informative, New Frontiers in Technical Analysis contains innovative insights that will sharpen your investments strategies and the way you view today's market.
Description : Praise for THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS "Jack Schwager simply writes the best books about trading I've ever read. These interviews always give me a lot to think about. If you like learning about traders and trading, you'll find that reading this book is time well spent." -Richard Dennis, President, The Dennis Trading Group, Inc. "Jack Schwager's deep knowledge of the markets and his extensive network of personal contacts throughout the industry have set him apart as the definitive market chronicler of our age." -Ed Seykota "Very interesting indeed!" -John Train, author of The Money Masters "Successful trading demands longtime experience because it requires firsthand knowledge. If there is a shortcut to this requirement, however, it is in reading about the experiences of others. Jack Schwager's book provides that shortcut. If you find yourself sweating upon occasion as you read, then you're as close to the trading experience as you can get without actually doing it yourself." -Robert R. Prechter, Jr., editor, The Elliott Wave Theorist THE NEW MARKET WIZARDS Some traders distinguish themselves from the herd. These supertraders make millions of dollars-sometimes in hours-and consistently outperform their peers. As he did in his acclaimed national bestseller, Market Wizards, Jack Schwager interviews a host of these supertraders, spectacular winners whose success occurs across a spectrum of financial markets. These traders use different methods, but they all share an edge. How do they do it? What separates them from the others? What can they teach the average trader or investor? In The New Market Wizards, these wildly successful traders relate the financial strategies that have rocketed them to success, as well as the embarrassing losses that have proven them all too human. Meet the Wizards of Wall Street: * Stan Druckenmiller, who, as manager of the Soros Quantum Fund, realized an average annual return of more than 38 percent on assets ranging between $2.0 and $3.5 billion * William Eckhardt, a mathematician who, in collaboration with trader Richard Dennis, selected and trained the now-legendary circle known as the Turtles * Bill Lipschutz, a former architect who, for eight years, was Salomon Brothers' largest and most successful currency trader * Blair Hull, a one-time blackjack player who began an options trading company with Asking the questions that readers with an interest in the financial markets would love to pose to the financial superstars, and filled with candid appraisals, The New Market Wizards takes its place as a classic.
Description : John J. Murphy has now updated his landmark bestseller Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets, to include all of the financial markets. This outstanding reference has already taught thousands of traders the concepts of technical analysis and their application in the futures and stock markets. Covering the latest developments in computer technology, technical tools, and indicators, the second edition features new material on candlestick charting, intermarket relationships, stocks and stock rotation, plus state-of-the-art examples and figures. From how to read charts to understanding indicators and the crucial role technical analysis plays in investing, readers gain a thorough and accessible overview of the field of technical analysis, with a special emphasis on futures markets. Revised and expanded for the demands of today's financial world, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in tracking and analyzing market behavior.