CHAPTER 1 Determining Your Trading Style.
Why Swing Trading is a Better Alternative to Day Trading.
How to Successfully Implement Winning Trades.
CHAPTER 2 The First Rule of Profitability: Stop Loss.
The End Should Always Come First.
Occasionally Unforeseen Disaster Strikes.
Hard Stops as a Profit Tool.
Using Trailing Stops to Increase Profitability.
CHAPTER 3 The Second Rule of Profitability: Commonsense Fundamentals.
Careful with ETFs, Indexes, and Option Valuation.
Common Sense is King.
Exuberance is Never Fundamental Common Sense.
CHAPTER 4 The Third Rule of Profitability: Technical Analysis.
What is Technical Analysis?
The Basic Chart.
Introduction to Basic Technical Analysis Indicators.
The Importance of Technical Analysis.
A Beacon in the Night: The Chart is Your First Alert.
CHAPTER 5 Strategy 1: Take the Trends to Pieces.
Note on Fundamentals and Trend Trading.
Riding the Envelopes.
Profits through Pitchforks.
CHAPTER 6 Strategy 2: The RSI Indicator.
Choosing an RSI Setting.
RSI Swing Trading Strategies.
Implementing the RSI Strategies Step by Step.
Bringing It All Together.
CHAPTER 7 Strategy 3: MACD and Stochastic.
Swing Trading Strategies Using the MACD.
How to Trade the Stochastic.
CHAPTER 8 Strategy 4: The Tier II Play.
Follow the Leader.
Market Cap in Tiers.
Example in Action.
What to Look Out for: Hidden Correlations.
Where to Find Tier II Plays.
CHAPTER 9 Strategy 5: ETF Sector Rotation.
Asset Class Money Rotation.
Short-Term Sector Rotation.
CHAPTER 10 Strategy 6: The Macro-to-Micro Play.
Step-by-Step Macro-to-Micro Approach for Swing Traders.
The Daily Macro-to-Micro Trade Strategy.
CHAPTER 11 Strategy 7: Profit from Exuberance Premium.
Technicals Tell a Ton.
Identifying Exuberance Premium.
Technical Entry and Risk Management.
CHAPTER 12 Strategy 8: Japanese Candlestick Charts.
Single Candlestick Patterns.
Wrapping Up Candlesticks.
CHAPTER 13 Strategy 9: Option Primer and LEAP Options.
Brief Explanation of Options.
Puts and Calls.
CHAPTER 14 Strategy 10: Piggyback Strategy Using ETFs and Mutual Funds.
Finding International Swing Trade Ideas.
Piggybacking Mutual Funds.
CHAPTER 15 Strategy 11: Scanning for Swing Trade Ideas.
Establishing a Daily Scan List.
CHAPTER 16 Strategy 12: Swing Trading a Market Sell-Off.
Shorting Stocks: Profit When the Market is Falling.
Introducing Short ETFs.
CHAPTER 17 Strategy 13: Swing Trading the Megatrends.
Why Trade a Megatrend?
How to Trade a Megatrend.
The Next Major Megatrend.
CHAPTER 18 Strategy 14: Return on Assets and Return on Equity.
Balance Sheet and Income Statement.
Return on Assets.
Return on Equity.
CHAPTER 19 Strategy 15: Covered Call Options.
What is a Covered Call?
Buying Stocks at a Discount.
Deep in the Money.
CHAPTER 20 Strategy 16: Straddles as a Profit Tool.
Consolidation is Key.
CHAPTER 21 Strategy 17: Bull and Bear Spreads.
Spreads: The Nuts and Bolts.
Spreads in Action.