Swing Trading For Dummies

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Swing Trading For Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

330 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Sep 2008

ISBN-13: 9780470293683

ISBN-10: 0470293683

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Take advantage of price swings in strongly trending securities and pump up your portfolio

Want to know the strategies of successful swing trading? This friendly guide covers the ins and outs of this risky but profitable investing approach, explaining all the basics in plain English. You'll see how to use the two investment approaches - technical and fundamental analysis - to indentify promising securities in strongly trending markets. In addition, this guide covers how to calculate investment returns and, most important, how to manage your portfolio's risk.Learn from a highly experienced trader, analyst, and portfolio manager - the author shares his insider knowledgeUnderstand often overlooked topics such as money management, journal keeping, and strategy planning - key areas that will largely determine your successFocus on the fundamentals - often overlooked by swing traders, fundamental analysis can increase your chance of successDetermine your entry and exit points with technical analysis - read charts, apply indicators, and compare marketsEvaluate companies with fundamental analysis - grasp the basics of financial statements and the criteria to screen for undervalued or overvalued stocksDevelop and implement your trading plan - outline what you trade and how often, decide your risk tolerance, and calculate your performance

Open the book and find: The differences among swing trading, day trading, and buy-and-hold investingThe pros and cons of technical and fundamental analysisA step-by-step anatomy of a tradeA wealth of charts and screenshotsReal-world examples of swing trading successesThe 10 deadly sins of swing trading - avoid at all costs Sample trading plansUseful resources for navigating data


Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Sep 2008
ISBN-13: 9780470293683
ISBN-10: 0470293683
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 330
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.2
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.25 x 9.25 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Getting into the Swing of Things
Swing Trading from A to Z
Understanding the Swing Trader's Two Main Strategies
Getting Started with Administrative Tasks
Determining Your Entry and Exit Points: Technical Analysis
Charting the Market
Asking Technical Indicators for Directions
Analyzing Charts to Trade Trends, Ranges, or Both
Digging Deeper into the Market: Fundamental Analysis
Understanding a Company, Inside and Out
Finding Companies Based on Their Fundamentals
Six Tried-and-True Steps for Analyzing a Company's Stock
Developing and Implementing Your Trading Plan
Strengthening Your Defense: Managing Risk
Fine-Tuning Your Entries and Exits
Walking through a Trade, Swing-Style
Evaluating Your Performance
The Part of Tens
Ten Simple Rules for Swing Trading
Ten Deadly Sins of Swing Trading
Appendix: Resources

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5★ by 2reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 You can make money with these tips! Excellent book for those looking for technical indicators (not fundamentals so much) as to when to buy and sell 07/05/2012
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