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The Art of the Trade: What I Learned (and Lost) Trading the Chicago Futures Markets [NOOK Book]

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The Art of the Trade is a searing portrait of the futures and options industry as seen through the eyes of someone who has participated in this arena for more than twenty years. On one level, it's a brutally honest, no-punches-pulled look at the individuals and institutions that comprise this unique community. On another level, The Art of the Trade is a personal story of the challenges author Alan Jankovsky faced as he battled the markets, the brokerage industry, and his own ...
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The Art of the Trade: What I Learned (and Lost) Trading the Chicago Futures Markets

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Overview

The Art of the Trade is a searing portrait of the futures and options industry as seen through the eyes of someone who has participated in this arena for more than twenty years. On one level, it's a brutally honest, no-punches-pulled look at the individuals and institutions that comprise this unique community. On another level, The Art of the Trade is a personal story of the challenges author Alan Jankovsky faced as he battled the markets, the brokerage industry, and his own early penchant for self-destruction.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470447499
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/19/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,319,302
  • File size: 281 KB

Meet the Author

Jason Alan Jankovsky is a twenty-plus year veteran of leveraged transaction trading. Trading extensively in futures, options, and FOREX since 1986, first as a customer and then as a registered broker, he is self-taught and self-educated. Working in almost all facets of the business, he has authored several trading systems, trained other successful traders and has been published in many industry periodicals; his numerous articles on global cash FOREX have appeared in TraderSavvy, The Perspective, SFO Magazine, and other industry publications. He is the author of Trading Rules that Work: The 28 Essential Lessons Every Trader Must Master (Wiley), an Amazon top-100 bestseller in the category of futures. He has focused on the psychology of trading as the key component to a successful trading methodology and teaches a six-week course on trading psychology every quarter to traders around the world. Jankovsky appears regularly as a guest speaker at many public and private trading forums and has been invited to speak at round-table discussions offered by the Orlando Money Show and others. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Jankovsky is an avid sailor and private pilot.
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Table of Contents

Read Me First.

Foreword.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Early Years.

Chapter 2: The Day I Bought the Low.

Chapter 3: Technical Analysis.

Chapter 4: Adversity.

Chapter 5: The Meaning of Life.

Chapter 6: The Trading Police.

Chapter 7: The Last Word.

Chapter 8: In Conclusion.

Appendix A: For Traders Only.

Appendix B: Insight into the Person of “ Trader X”

More from the Author.

Postscript.

Notes.

Index.

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