The Streetsmart Guide to Timing the Stock Market: When to Buy, Sell, and Sell Short

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The top-selling title in McGraw-Hill’s

popular Streetsmart series, now with

updated timing ...

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Overview

The top-selling title in McGraw-Hill’s

popular Streetsmart series, now with

updated timing techniques to transform the

marketplace

Renowned timing expert Colin Alexander revises

and expands the Streetsmart Guide to Timing the

Stock Market for the new trading era, explaining the

impact demographic changes have on demand for

stocks and bonds. He also reveals how recent market

developments can help you spot pending

turnarounds, detailing short trading opportunities as

well as warning signs of a short trade about to turn

bad, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071461054
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Series: Streetsmart Guides
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Colin Alexander has been involved with the trading industry for twenty-five years as a publisher, broker, trader, and system developer. The former publisher of The Five Stars Futures Bulletin, which was consistently ranked in the top ten advisory services, he also founded the stockscom.com advisory service. He is the author of several top-selling trading books, including Five Stars Futures Trades and Capturing Full-Trend Profits in the Commodity Futures Markets.

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Case for Timing.
The Secret of Timing.
Stock Timing and Fundamental Analysis.
What Does Value Really Mean? Bull and Bear
Markets. Fashions in Investment Change.
Where Mutual Funds Fail.
The Risk in Mutual Funds.
Part II: How and When to Buy Stocks.
Defining A Bull Market.
Defining A Bear Market.
Sideways Markets.
On Balance Volume (OBV): Some Innovative Uses.
Moving Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD).
The Building Blocks for Charts.
Price Rules.
Moving Averages: Use with Price Rules.
Stochastics: Overbought/Oversold Indicator.
Trendlines, Channel Lines, and Linear Retracement.
Chart Patterns to Buy.
When to Look for Market Lows.
Part III: What Else You Need to Know.
Interest Rates.
How to Manage Your Capital.
Protect Capital with A Stop-Loss.
Stops for Protecting Profits.
Finding the Best Stocks.
Part IV: Bringing It All Together.
Entry Checklist: Bringing the Signals Together.
Case Study: Buy Into an Established Trend.
Case Study: Buy A Long-Term Breakout.
(and more...)
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