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Trading today's markets—including stocks, futures, orForex—can be a challenging and difficult endeavor. But it ispossible to achieve consistent success in this field, if you'reprepared to learn a complete trading plan from entry to exit.

In High Probability Trading Strategies, author andwell-known trading educator Robert Miner skillfully outlines everyaspect of a practical trading plan—from entry toexit—that he has developed over the course of hisdistinguished twenty-plus-year career. The result is a completeapproach to trading that will allow you to trade confidently in avariety of markets and time frames.

With this book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how torecognize high-probability trading opportunities, pinpoint exactentry and stop prices, and manage a trade until it's completelyclosed out. You'll discover how the four key factors ofdual-time-frame-momentum, pattern, price, and time can guide youdown the path to trading profits. As you become familiar with theproven strategies and techniques taught in High ProbabilityTrading Strategies, you'll also come to understand the type ofmarket information you can use to make specific trade decisions andhow to execute those decisions from start to finish.

Miner teaches in a practical, step-by-step manner until acomplete trading plan is developed. While the ideas found here areessential to trading success, the best way to learn is by example.That's why Miner has devoted an entire chapter—called "RealTraders, Real Time"—to trade examples submitted by his paststudents. In it, you'll see how they apply the strategies taughtthroughout the book to markets around the world.

A companion website completes this comprehensive learningpackage. It's not a word-for-word review of the material in thebook, but rather an additional tool to illustrate more examples.With it, you'll learn how to put high-probability tradingstrategies into practice, day by day and bar by bar, for manydifferent markets and time frames.

Written with the serious trader in mind, High ProbabilityTrading Strategies details a practical approach to analyzingmarket behavior, identify-ing profitable trade setups, andexecuting and managing trades—from entry to exit—thatwill allow you to both preserve and grow your capital. If you'relooking to make the most of your time in today's markets, look nofurther than High Probability Trading Strategies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470181669
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/20/2008
  • Series: Wiley Trading Series, #328
  • Edition description: Hardcover and CD
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 625,558
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT C. MINER has been a leading trading educator formore than twenty years and publishes daily reports on the Forex,stock, and futures markets. He speaks around the world on tradingand has written for a wide variety of trading publications. Minerhas been named "Guru of the Year" and is a first-place winner of amajor brokerage company's annual real-time trading contest.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

PART ONE High Probability Trading Strategies for Any Marketand Any Time Frame 1

CHAPTER 1 High Probability Trade Strategies for Any Marketand Any Time Frame 3

Any Market, Any Time Frame 4

Conditions with a High Probability Outcome 4

Leading and Lagging Indicators 5

What You Will Learn in This Book and CD 6

Let’s Get Started 8

CHAPTER 2 Multiple Time Frame Momentum Strategy 9

What Is Momentum? 11

Multiple Time Frame Momentum Strategies 12

The Basic Dual Time Frame Momentum Strategy 12

Momentum Reversals 14

Most Price Indicators Represent Rate-of-Change 15

Momentum and Price Trends Often Diverge 16

How Dual Time Frame Momentum Strategies Work 19

Which Indicators to Use for Multiple Time Frame MomentumStrategies 31

What Are the Best Indicator Settings to Use? 36

Dual Time Frame Momentum Strategy Rules 43

Dual Time Frame Momentum Strategy Trade Filter 46

CHAPTER 3 Practical Pattern Recognition for Trends andCorrections 49

Why Is It Important to Identify a Trend or Correction? 50

Simple Pattern Recognition Based On Elliott Wave 52

Trend or Correction: The Overlap Guideline 52

ABC and Away We Go 58

Complex Corrections 64

Overlap Is the Key to Identify a Correction 66

Trends and Five-Wave Patterns 67

Greater in Time and Price 75

Fifth Waves Are the Key 77

Momentum and Pattern Position 79

Momentum and Pattern Not Enough 82

CHAPTER 4 Beyond Fib Retracements 83

Internal Retracements and Corrections 84

Alternate Price Projections Qualify Internal Retracements 89

More Alternate Price Projections 92

External Retracements Help Identify the Final Section of a Trendor Correction 96

Pattern Price Targets 99

Price, Pattern, and Momentum 106

No Excuse 108

CHAPTER 5 Beyond Traditional Cycles 111

Time Retracements and Corrections 112

Alternate Time Projections Narrow the Time Retracement Range114

More Time Factors 117

The Time Target Zone 118

Time Bands 128

More Time Factors 135

Conclusion 137

CHAPTER 6 Entry Strategies and Position Size 139

Entry Strategy 1: Trailing One-Bar Entry and Stop 140

Entry Strategy 2: Swing Entry and Stop 150

Position Size 158

Conclusion 162

CHAPTER 7 Exit Strategies and Trade Management 163

Multiple-Unit Trading 164

Risk/Reward Ratios 165

Exit Strategies 166

Trade Management 168

Trade Only the High Probability, Optimum Setups 197

PART TWO Trading the Plan 199

CHAPTER 8 Real Traders, Real Time 201

Adam Sowinski (Slorzewo, Poland) 202

Jagir Singh (London, United Kingdom) 206

Cees Van Hasselt (Breda, The Netherlands) 214

Kerry Szymanski (Tucson, Arizona) 218

Derrik Hobbs (Warsaw, Indiana) 222

Carolyn Boroden (Scottsdale, Arizona) 227

Jaime Johnson (Encinitas, California, and

Bogata, Columbia) 231

Chapter Summary 234

CHAPTER 9 The Business of Trading and Other Matters237

Routines and Trading Records 237

Why Traders Win or Lose 239

Technology, Trading Time Frames, Markets to Trade, and Leverage242

Trade for Points, Not for Ticks 244

You Can’t Buy Success 244

You CAN Be a Successful Trader 245

More Bar-by-Bar Entry to Exit Trade Examples 247

Glossary 249

Bibliography 261

About the Author 263

Index 265

About the CD-ROM 271

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  • Posted July 2, 2012

    Highly do not recommend!

    This book is a waste of paper. It is 168 pages of drivel that is an advertisement for buying his trading system. A total waste.

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