Description : Short-term trading refers to the practice of buying and selling financial instruments within the same trading week or, at most, a few weeks. Short-term traders buy and sell stocks over a few days or weeks in the hope that their stocks will continue climbing in value for the time they own them, making for quick and, often, huge profits. Some of the more commonly traded financial instruments are stocks, stock options, currencies, and futures contracts such as equity index futures, interest rate futures, and commodity futures. Short-term trading was once the preserve of banks, financial firms, and professional investors. Many traders are bank or investment firms employees working in equity investment and fund management. As with many other business segments, the Internet, technology, and legislative changes have opened up this attractive marketplace to a new breed of individual investors and speculators working part-time. You and I can now stand on an even playing field with the largest banks, wealthiest individuals, and trading institutions from the comfort of home. Short-term trading can provide you with very high and secure rate of return as high as 12%, 18%, 24%, or even 300%. If performed correctly, short-term trading can far outpace all other investment techniques. The key is to know how to perform this process correctly. This all sounds great, but what is the catch? There really is none, except you must know what you are doing! This groundbreaking and exhaustively researched new book will provide everything you need to know to get you started generating high-investment returns with low risk from start to finish. In this easy to read and comprehensive new book you will learn how to set up your online account, how to choose the correct software to use in trading, how to get started in short-term trading, how to invest in short-term stocks, evaluate performance, and handle fees and taxes. This book delves into trading tactics for swing trading, position trading, leveraging the stock market, selling short, and pinpointing entry, exits, and targets for your trades. You will pick up the language of a trader so that you recognize candlestick patterns, advancing and declining issues and volume, call options, and put options. You will know how to find the very best stocks every day, how to read and prosper with stock charts, how to use the New York Stock Exchange tick indicator and trading index (TRIN), the Commodity Channel Index (CCI), the moving average convergence/divergence (MACD), the Dow 30-Day Moving Average. As you read this book, the mysteries of short-term trading will unfold so that you can double or even triple your investment all while avoiding the common traps and pitfalls. In addition, we took the extra effort and spent an unprecedented amount of time researching, interviewing, e-mailing, and communicating with hundreds of today s most successful investors. Aside from learning the basics of mutual fund trading you will be privy to their secrets and proven successful ideas. Instruction is great, but advice from experts is even better, and the experts chronicled in this book are earning millions. If you are interested in learning essentially everything there is to know about short-term investing as well as hundreds of hints, tricks, and tips on how to earn enormous profits in short-term investing while controlling your investments, then this book is for you. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Description : The investment world is full of different methods for understanding how to best grow your rates of return and minimize risk. The Candlestick Charting method, first developed by Japanese rice traders in the middle of the 19th century, has become one of the favorite modern methods of analyzing and understanding the market through careful plotting and analysis of the data provided. This book will guide you through the seemingly complex, but revolutionary, useful method of candlestick charting to gain the highest possible rates of return while ensuring your risks are as minimal as possible. Candlestick charting is a complex language all in itself and for that reason, this book will guide you through the entire process of understanding the language, starting with the very origins of the technique. You will learn how it was developed and why it is still used today, including what changes have been made to the methods by Western investors. You will learn how the candlestick charts are prepared and what the different line constructions signify. Additionally, you will be shown how to read and differentiate between the different bodies, including the short and long white and black bodies, to measure high and low price levels, support, and resistance. You will be shown the various additional forms such as spinning tops, shadows, and doji. Next, the various different candle lines are outlined in full detail, showing you dozens of different formations including the single candle lines of "the hammer", "the hanging man", and "the shooting star", the dual candle lines of "dark cloud over", "the piercing pattern", "the engulfing pattern", "last engulfing pattern", and "harami". You will also learn the window candle lines, as well as the formations of three or more candle lines. Analysis of candle lines and the technical aspects, including how to discern stops, the risk/reward in each line, trends, the use of computers, and how to place and offset trades will supply you with the necessary information you need to read the candle lines. By interviewing dozens of experts in the reading and analysis of candle charts, this book is able to provide a comprehensive perspective of candle charts and how you can start using moving averages, analyzing three line break charts, renko charts, and kagi charts. You will be provided with practice charts for all three major types and additional resources to help you learn how to read and analyze each type. For anyone interested in the centuries old Japanese style of market analysis that is candlestick charting, this book provides a comprehensive overview from the very origins to the most modern of interpretations. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Description : This is the only comprehensive UK-published guide to short-term trading, combining detailed reference information with the author's advice on strategy and tactics. Every serious trader in the UK needs this book - not a nice-to-have, but a must-have! The 10 key things you will learn: - Detailed description of the different trading platforms (SEAQ, SETS, SETSmm, SEATS Plus) on the London Stock Exchange. - How to deal inside the spread in market making stocks and get the best price. - How auctions work on the London Stock Exchange platforms. - The importance of direct market access for active traders. - The secrets of programme trading, index arbitrage and block deals. - How the cash, futures, lending and derivatives markets interact. - The secrets and risks of short selling. - Which directors' deals to follow and which are irrelevant. - How to make money from takeover situations. - Secret strategies from an established and successful trader.
Description : Currently, there are nearly 200 publicly traded real estate investment trusts (more commonly referred to as REITs) in operation in the United Sates with a combined $500 billion in assets. An estimated two-thirds of REITS are traded on national stock exchanges. A REIT is a real estate company that offers its shares to the public. By doing so, a REIT stock becomes like any other stock that represents the holder s ownership in a business. However, REITs have two distinct features: REITs manage groups of income-producing properties and must distribute 90 percent of profits as dividends. The Complete Guide to Investing in REITs will teach you everything you need to know about REITs and how you can earn high rates of return. In this book, you will learn about publicly and privately held REITs, Net Asset Value (NAV), Adjusted Funds From Operations (AFFO), Cash Available for Distribution (CAD), the benefits associated with REITS, dividend reinvestment programs (DRiPs), capitalization rate, equitization, leverage, positive spread investing, securitization, and straight-lining. You will also learn about equity, mortgage, and hybrid REITs and the more specific types, including residential, office, industrial, and retail. The Complete Guide to Investing in REITs will walk you through finding the appropriate REIT for you. This book will also teach you how to manage your REIT, how to limit your personal risk, how to understand REIT performance, and how to analyze REITs. By reading this book, you will know and understand the pitfalls of investing in REITs, you will know how REITs behave as an investment class and how to best integrate them into your portfolio, and you will know what economic issues affect real estate and the effects these have on REITs. This book is not merely for the novice investor who wants to learn everything possible about real estate investment trusts; professional investors, financial planners, and investment advisors will also find valuable information in this book. Ultimately, The Complete Guide to Investing in REITs will help you stabilize and grow your portfolio and earn high rates of return by providing you with vital information and practical guidance. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Description : The keys to financial success and security are just one book away. Investing in the equity or stock market has never been riskier - or more profitable. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Stock Investing, veteran Certified Financial Planner Sarah Young Fisher and business writer Susan Shelly lead the novice investor through the often confusing process of investing in the stock market, helping him or her think like a veteran trader. ? Written with the recent market in mind, this book will give strategies that apply to today's investors.
Description : The growth of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) in recent years alongside an unprecedented access to investment resources by any individual with a computer has led to a major boost in the market for many of these funds. According to recently released numbers reported in the Chicago Tribune, there are more than $608 billion in assets within ETFs, with almost $400 billion of that in domestically traded assets an increase of almost 40 percent in one year. This book will provide for you a complete guide to both understanding how to invest in Exchange Traded Funds and to earn the highest possible rates of return without risking your financial future. You will learn why the ETF has become the next major addition to essentially every casual trader s portfolio, offering a viable alternative to high-fee mutual funds and Wall Street infused stock trading. You will discover the multiple ways in which you can build the stock equity side of your portfolio, through large and small growth, sector investing, international investing, and with specialized stock ETFs. In addition to standard forms of ETFs, you will learn the various forms of Bond ETFs, Real Estate Investment Trading ETFs, and Commodity ETFs for gold, silver, and other precious metals. Also, you will discover why you should include a mixture of non-ETF investments in your portfolio to remain diversified at all times. A special section detailing a sample ETF portfolio and how yours should be organized will help you understand the format and building structure for ETF investments. The keys to buying and holding successfully, a stark change from normal investment strategies, will help you learn what ETFs do differently, while the listing of rule exceptions make it easy to recognize when you will have even more options than you originally expected. Through countless hours of interviews with financial professionals and newly independent traders like yourself, you will learn exactly how ETFs are being used today to revolutionize the world of personal finance, including retirement funding, education savings, and portfolio diversification. A list of commonly asked questions will ensure that every possible question you currently have is taken care of and the top ten mistakes that every new investor makes when starting with ETFs will help keep you from increasing your risk. You will be shown the entire corral of trading options at your disposal, both online and offline, and how Internet trading can help to increase your returns even further. The vital task of risk management is touched on repeatedly within each chapter, while trading profiles help you understand which investments have been most successful in recent years. For anyone getting ready to start trading in the highly lucrative ETF market, this book is a must have tool. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Description : Currency trading is the practice of exchanging one country's currency for another's. The foreign exchange (Currency, Forex, or FX) market is the largest trading market in the world -- exceeding $3.2 trillion every single day! Essentially, there are four variables involved: currencies, exchange rate, time, and interest rate. The relationships of these variables create opportunities for small investors to obtain investment returns that are unheard of in the traditional investment world. You owe it to yourself and your family to begin learning about currency trading. You can get started with just $100, and the investment can easily be managed in a part-time capacity, usually requiring a few hours on the Internet a week from your home or your office. Currency investments can provide you with a very high and secure rate of return, in some cases as high as 12 percent, 18 percent, 24 percent, or even 1,000 percent every year. This all sounds great, but what is the catch? There really is none. You just have to know what you are doing! This groundbreaking and exhaustively researched new book will teach you everything you need to know to get you started. In no time, you will be generating high-investment returns with low risk from start to finish. You will discover what currency trading is; how to invest in foreign currency; trading strategies and tactics; technological considerations; how to set up your account online; how to purchase currency online; day-trader insights; current trends; Pivot Programs; price projectors; futures predicting; trading software; and insider secrets to help you double or even triple your investment -- all while avoiding the traps and pitfalls that come with many other kinds of investments.
Description : Provides an overview treatment of hedge funds including trading strategies, business strategies, due diligence and risk management. The trading strategies of hedge funds are often much more diverse and risky than mutual funds: they can go short, use futures to a greater extent, engage in arbitrage, or other exotic activities.
Description : How to capture the right swing in the market and create wealth with the most beginner friendly type of trading How many times have you seen a stock trading app pop up on your phone screen? How many times have you pressed the "on" button on your TV and been bombarded with flashy numbers at the bottom of your screen? Until now, you have no idea what all these graphics, numbers and talks about bull and bear markets mean. Yet, knowing how many people have already invested and been successful with stocks creates the fear of missing out on additional income streams. Everyone who wants to savvily invest their first extra $1 chooses the stock market because these people know, with the right strategy $1 can easily be worth $10+. You are curious how millions of people create a fortune through stock investments on a daily basis, but you get intimidated by the unlimited options on the stock market. Don't worry. Let me tell you something. There is one type of trading that is stress-free and so simple every high school student could turn into a Wall Street Wolf. Swing trading is a short term-trading method where you usually keep your stocks between 2 to 6 days. In comparison with the day trader who has to sell his stocks within 1 day to make profits, you have enough time to think about the right move and not lose money from a "spur of the moment" decision. It can be really stressful to watch several screens at the same time and catch the exact right moment to close out your stocks. In that case, trading turns into a full-time job. If you are more interested in a part-time trading business to explore the stock market and work with proven expert strategies, then swing trading is the right choice for you. Short time trading is perfect for everyone who doesn't want to jump into the trading business with a sack of gold and rather start with smaller investments. In "Swing Trading For Beginners", you'll discover: A step-by-Step plan to succeed with swing trading from the get go 4 different kinds of people that will help you beat the Wolf of Wall Street The beginners trading dictionary to keep the bear away and take the bull by the horns The latest stock trends and how to predict the next buzz before anyone else The most reliable stocks and how to invest in a $5 billion company 3 real examples for stocks you shouldn't miss out on 5 alternative financial instruments to invest in How to simulate trading to build a safe and profitable strategy for your first real investment The typical day in a swing traders life How to avoid false breakouts and cut out losses And much more. Even if the gains in short term trading are smaller, you will benefit from cutting your losses much quicker than with any other type of trading. This allows you to take your first step into trading and discover different strategies until you find the one that works the best for you. Trading is all about planning and has nothing to do with gambling or online poker. If you follow the experts' step-by-step roadmap, trading is a promising long term business to create the extra financial comfort you've been looking for. If you want to take your first footstep into swing trading, scroll up and click the "Add to Cart" button now!