ETF Trading and Investing Strategies (Collection) [NOOK Book]


Breakthrough ETF trading and investing strategies: 3 books packed with techniques for reducing your risks and costs – and supercharging your returns


Three remarkable books help you use the latest ETF strategies to cut your investing costs, control your risks, and improve your returns! In The ETF Trend Following Playbook, Tom Lydonhelps you drive superior performance by combining proven trend following strategies, low-cost ETFs, and fully-proven technical analysis methods....

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Breakthrough ETF trading and investing strategies: 3 books packed with techniques for reducing your risks and costs – and supercharging your returns


Three remarkable books help you use the latest ETF strategies to cut your investing costs, control your risks, and improve your returns! In The ETF Trend Following Playbook, Tom Lydonhelps you drive superior performance by combining proven trend following strategies, low-cost ETFs, and fully-proven technical analysis methods. You’ll discover how to quickly identify markets that are about to plummet, so you can get out of the way... and how to identify markets that are headed up, so you can capture all of their profits.In Buy–Don’t Hold, Leslie Masonson shows how to avoid the massive stock-market drops that destroy “buy and hold” investors, and offers specific, easy-to-use investing strategies for investors with each risk profile: conservative, moderate and aggressive. Finally, in Investing with Exchange Traded Funds Made Easy, Marvin Appel cuts through today’s ETF marketing hype, helping you choose the right ETFs from the hundreds now available. Drawing on objective data and proven, backtested strategies, Appel reveals what ETFs can and can’t do, and shows exactly how to use them to consistently beat the market.


From world-renowned investing experts including Tom Lydon, Les Masonson, and Marvin Appel

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132931427
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 1/13/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 768
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Tom Lydon, President of Global Trends Investments, is a leading expert on ETF investing for individuals. His website and newsletter are widely followed by individual investors and the industry. He contributes to CNBC, Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Investor's Business Daily, and Barron’s. Thousands have attended his seminar, How to Manage a Million Dollar Portfolio. Leslie N. Masonson is a Financial Advisor for a large financial institution where he provides customized advice to his clients on investing and retirement planning. Previously, he was a Financial Consultant with Newbridge Securities Corp. and AXA Advisors, LLC. His thirty-nine year career has spanned trading, investing, banking operations, management, teaching, consulting, and financial management. Dr. Marvin Appel is CEO of Appel Asset Management Corporation and VP of Signalert Corporation, Registered Investment Advisors in Great Neck, New York, which together manage over $300 million for individual clients. He also edits the highly acclaimed investment newsletter, Systems and Forecasts. He has been featured on CNNfn, CNBC, CBS, and, and has presented at many leading investor conferences.

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Table of Contents

The ETF Trend Following Playbook: Profiting from Trends in Bull or Bear Markets with Exchange Traded Funds

Acknowledgments    xii

About the Author    xiv

Introduction: Buy—and—Hold: Rest in Peace    xv

Chapter 1  Trends Are an Investor’s Best Friend    1

Chapter 2  Risk and Disaster Don’t Have to Go Hand-in-Hand    11

Chapter 3  Spotting Trends    23

Chapter 4  Why Trend Following Can’t Be Beat    39

Chapter 5  The Nuts and Bolts of ETFs    49

Chapter 6  Tools You Can Use    61

Chapter 7  Navigating U.S. Markets    65

Chapter 8  International Opportunities    77

Chapter 9  The Best-Looking Sector in the Room    93

Chapter 10  The Luster of Gold and Crude    107

Chapter 11  The World of Currencies    123

Chapter 12  Trends in Fixed Income    133

Chapter 13  Getting Leverage in the Markets    149

Chapter 14  Conclusion: Let’s Get to Work    159

Glossary    165

References and Resources    181

Index    199


Buy—DON'T Hold: Investing with ETFs Using Relative Strength to Increase Returns with Less Risk

Foreword     xiii

Acknowledgments     xvi

About the Author     xviii

Introduction     1

Chapter 1: The Stock Market Roller Coaster     13

Chapter 2: Understanding the Concept of Risk      37

Chapter 3: Personal Investing Plan: Six-Step Road Map to Success     55

Chapter 4: Exchange-Traded Funds--The Most Suitable Investment Vehicles     67

Chapter 5: The Stock Market Dashboard--Key Stock Market Indicators to Gauge the Market’s Direction     95

Chapter 6: Using Relative Strength Analysis to Determine Where to Invest     135

Chapter 7: Subscription Software for Ranking the ETF Universe     173

Chapter 8: Putting It All Together     87

Bibliography     207

Index     211


Investing with Exchange-Traded Funds Made Easy: A Start-to-Finish Plan to Reduce Costs and Achieve Higher Returns

Acknowledgments xv

About the author xvii

Chapter 1  Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs): Now Individuals Can Invest Like the Big Players    1

Chapter 2  The Multifaceted Stock Market: A Guide to Different Investment Styles    25

Chapter 3  A One-Step Strategy for Selecting Superior Investments: Indexing    43

Chapter 4  Investment Risk: A Visit to the Dark Side    57

Chapter 5  How Well Are Your Investments Really Doing? Risk-Adjusted Performance    87

Chapter 6  Diversification: The Only Free Lunch on Wall Street    103

Chapter 7  The One-Decision Portfolio    115

Chapter 8  When to Live Large: An Asset Allocation Model for Small- versus Large-Cap ETFs    135

Chapter 9  Boring Bargains or Hot Prospects? Choosing between Growth andValue ETFs    151

Chapter 10  When Is It Safe to Drink the Water? International Investing    173

Chapter 11  What Bonds Can Tell You about Stocks: How to Use Interest Rates    191

Chapter 12  It’s a Jungle Out There: Selecting from Among Different ETFs with Similar Investment Objectives    207

Chapter 13  The Ultimate ETF Investment Program for 30 Minutes per Month    223

Chapter 14  ETF Strategies for Investment Income    237

Chapter 15  The Hottest Investments Around: Commodity ETFs    251

Appendix  Internet Resources for ETF Investors    267

Index     273

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