Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Technical Analysis, F&O

Here are some very good ebooks on technical analysis, Futures trading.There are more to come, so check this space for updates!


TECHNICAL ANALYSIS


1. The Candlestick Course by Steve Nison
Expertinstruction on the practical applications of candlestick charting Candlestick charting is more popular than ever before, with a legion of new traders and investors being introduced to the concept by some of today's hottest investment gurus. Having introduced the candlestick technique to the West through two of his bestselling books, Steve Nison is regarded as a luminary in the field of candlestick charting. In his new venture, The Candlestick Course, Nison explains patterns of varying complexity and tests the reader's knowledge with quizzes, Q&As, and intensive examples. In accessible and easy-to-understand language, this book offers expert instruction on the practical applications of candlestick charting to give every level of investor a complete understanding of this proven, profitable, and time-tested investing technique. Straightforward answers quickly clarify this easy-to-use charting method. This guide will allow readers to recognize and implement various candlestick patterns and lines in today's real-world trading environment-giving them a noticeable edge in their trading activities

2. Fibonacci Applications and Strategies for Traders by Robert Fischer
Fresh look at classic principles and applications of Fibonacci numbers and the Elliott Wave trading system. Demonstrates how to calculate and predict key turning points in commodity markets, analyze business and economic cycles as well as identify profitable turning points in interest rate movement. Forty charts and tables show how to use this analysis on a daily, weekly or intra-day trading basis.

3. Technical Analysis & Options Strategies by Kenneth H. Shaleen
This book takes 17 of the most popular options strategies and shows how and when to use them depending upon market conditions. It shows traders the particular options position to take given a specific technical situation. More than just knowledge, this book imparts a system, providing traders with the means by which they can understand and apply each of the strategies duscussed. Furthermore, actual market conditions are used to demonstrate strategies, not "after-the-fact" examples. In addition, this book offers analysis and detailed charts for each of the strategies, as well as discussions on how and when to adjust them.

4. A thorough trading guide from a professional trader
The Complete Guide to Technical Trading Tactics can help the new individual investor understand the mechanics of the markets. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this book details what it takes to trade and shows readers how they can broaden their horizons by investing in the futures and options markets. The Complete Guide to Technical Trading Tactics outlines a variety of proven methodologies-pivot points, candlesticks, and other top indicators-so readers may use those that work best for them as well as make their own trading decisions without a second thought. Author John Person also shares his insights on a variety of trading technologies that will allow readers to gain a competitive edge in the market.John L. Person (Palm Beach, FL) publishes The Bottom-Line Financial and Futures Newsletter, a weekly commodity publication that incorporates fundamental new developments as well as technical analysis using his trading system.

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FUTURES


1. The Four Biggest Mistakes in Futures Trading by Jay Kaeppel
This book will help you trade futures profitably by showing you how to identify and avoid making four common mistakes that can derail your plan and reduce your profits. Following on the heels of his original bestseller, The Four Biggest Mistakes In Option Trading, systsem developer Kaeppel now focuses his attention on the volatile futures market and shows traders how to trade these markets to their advantage. In Kaeppel's quick reading style you'll .Learn how to assess whether you are financially and emotionally ready to trade futures, .Determine how much money you can affort to risk, .Learn what leverage is and how it can be used to generate above average returns without exposing yourself to too much risk, .Understand why "fearing" the market is better and safer than downplaying risk. Now steer clear of trading missteps and learn how to trade more profitably trade after trade with Kaeppel's winning strategies.

2. Money Management Strategies for Futures Traders by Nauzer J. Balsara
Distills complex theories for the benefit of the average trader with little or no background in finance or mathematics by offering a wide range of valuable, practical strategies for limiting risk, avoiding catastrophic losses and managing the futures portfolio to maximize profits. Numerous topics are explored including: why most traders lose at the futures game most of the time; why most mechanical trading systems are apt to fail; the probabilistic approach to trading; how to make stop-loss orders work for, rather than against you; the pros and cons of options versus futures trading; and how to limit risk through diversification.

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