Swing Trading for Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

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 ...

See more details below
Swing Trading for Dummies

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$13.99
BN.com price
(Save 44%)$24.99 List Price
Note: This NOOK Book can be purchased in bulk. Please email us for more information.

Overview

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 knowledge
  • Understand often overlooked topics such as money management, journal keeping, and strategy planning — key areas that will largely determine your success

  • Focus on the fundamentals — often overlooked by swing traders, fundamental analysis can increase your chance of success

  • Determine your entry and exit points with technical analysis — read charts, apply indicators, and compare markets

  • Evaluate companies with fundamental analysis — grasp the basics of financial statements and the criteria to screen for undervalued or overvalued stocks

  • Develop 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 investing
  • The pros and cons of technical and fundamental analysis

  • A step-by-step anatomy of a trade

  • A wealth of charts and screenshots

  • Real-world examples of swing trading successes

  • The 10 deadly sins of swing trading — avoid at all costs!

  • Sample trading plans

  • Useful resources for navigating data

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470445983
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/3/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 567,401
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Omar Bassal, CFA, is the Head of Asset Management at NBK Capital, the investment arm of the largest and highest rated bank in the Middle East, NBK. He holds the CFA Charter and an MBA with honors in finance, management, and statistics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting into the Swing of Things.

Chapter 1: Swing Trading from A to Z.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Swing Trader’s Two Main Strategies.

Chapter 3: Getting Started with Administrative Tasks.

Part II: Determining Your Entry and Exit Points: Technical Analysis.

Chapter 4: Charting the Market.

Chapter 5: Asking Technical Indicators for Directions.

Chapter 6: Analyzing Charts to Trade Trends, Ranges, or Both.

Part III: Digging Deeper into the Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Chapter 7: Understanding a Company, Inside and Out.

Chapter 8: Finding Companies Based on Their Fundamentals.

Chapter 9: Six Tried-and-True Steps for Analyzing a Company’s Stock.

Part IV: Developing and Implementing Your Trading Plan.

Chapter 10: Strengthening Your Defense: Managing Risk.

Chapter 11: Fine-Tuning Your Entries and Exits.

Chapter 12: Walking through a Trade, Swing-Style.

Chapter 13: Evaluating Your Performance.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 14: Ten Simple Rules for Swing Trading.

Chapter 15: Ten Deadly Sins of Swing Trading.

Appendix: Resources.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)