The Little Book of Trading: Trend Following Strategy for Big Winnings [NOOK Book]

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This book gives readers tools that the great traders, today's Market Wizards, have used to trade for decades in good markets and bad, up and down. Based on author Michael Covel's own experience trading as well as insights gleaned from leading international trading gurus, the book explains why mutual funds are no longer the investment vehicle of choice for people looking to secure their retirement. Uncertain markets over the past few years have made investors uneasy about even the most "safe" stocks and companies....

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The Little Book of Trading: Trend Following Strategy for Big Winnings

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Overview

This book gives readers tools that the great traders, today's Market Wizards, have used to trade for decades in good markets and bad, up and down. Based on author Michael Covel's own experience trading as well as insights gleaned from leading international trading gurus, the book explains why mutual funds are no longer the investment vehicle of choice for people looking to secure their retirement. Uncertain markets over the past few years have made investors uneasy about even the most "safe" stocks and companies. Every investment seems to risky these days. But the pros know how to beat the market regardless of what is happening in the economy and stock markets. Here the pros share their strategies in digestible, easy to follow strategies. These are tools, concepts, psychologies and philosophies that will keep everyone protected and making money even when the next the surprise crisis, the next bubble happens.

Each chapter of Covel's new book will feature either a top trader or trading firm that has beaten mutual fund performance like a drum. Reading the book will give readers the same money-making knowledge as the most successful investors. This revised edition will have a new chapter 9 along with a new foreword by Cole Wilcox at Longboard Asset Management LLC.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118143889
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/7/2011
  • Series: Little Books. Big Profits , #33
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 342,591
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Michael W. Covel serves as President of Trend Following (trendfollowing.com), a privately owned research firm. His first book is Trend Following: Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets, and his second is The Complete TurtleTrader. He also founded TurtleTrader.com® in 1996, and since then, it has grown into an internationally recognized archive of trading information and data visited by over 10 million users. His first documentary film—Broke: The American Dream, about the 2007–2009 crash—was released in 2009 and premiered on The Documentary Channel.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Cullen O. Roche

Introduction: A Wake-Up Call xvii

Chapter One

Stick to Your Knitting 1
Gary Davis, Jack Forrest, and Rick Slaughter

Chapter Two

Someone’s Gotta Lose for You to Win 21
David Druz

Chapter Three

No Guts, No Glory 37
Paul Mulvaney

Chapter Four

In a Land Far, Far Away from Wall Street 53
Kevin Bruce

Chapter Five

Think Like a Poker Player and Play the Odds 65
Larry Hite

Chapter six

Stand Up, Dust Yourself Off, and Keep Going 83
David Harding

Chapter Seven

Throw Away the Fundamentals and Stick to Your Charts 103
Bernard Drury

Chapter Eight

Study Hard and Get an A+ 117
Justin Vandergrift

Chapter Nine

You Can’t Know Everything 131
Eric Crittenden and Cole Wilcox

Chapter Ten

Make It Work Across All Markets 147
Michael Clarke

Chapter Eleven

Stay in the Moment of Right Now 163
Charles Faulkner

Chapter Twelve

Sing the Whipsaw Song 181

Appendix A: Getting Technical: What Is Capitalism Distribution? 187

Appendix B: Fund Performance Data 193

Glossary of Key Terms 201

Author Disclaimer 207

Acknowledgments 209

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