Trading 102: Getting Down to Business

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Trading 102 In her much-praised and highly popular book, Trading101, Sunny Harris offered novices a crash course on the basics ofthe field, from puts and calls to stocks and bonds to GDPs andEMAVs. Now, for those looking to continue their education, Harrispresents Trading 102: Getting Down to Business, an invaluableroadmap to taking the next step: designing an individual tradingsystem and starting a personal trading business. Picking up whereTrading 101 left off, this unique nuts-and-bolts guide givesbudding fund...

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Overview

Trading 102 In her much-praised and highly popular book, Trading101, Sunny Harris offered novices a crash course on the basics ofthe field, from puts and calls to stocks and bonds to GDPs andEMAVs. Now, for those looking to continue their education, Harrispresents Trading 102: Getting Down to Business, an invaluableroadmap to taking the next step: designing an individual tradingsystem and starting a personal trading business. Picking up whereTrading 101 left off, this unique nuts-and-bolts guide givesbudding fund managers everything they need to know about themechanics of creating, testing, and implementing personal tradingmethodologies, then using them to start up and run a tradingbusiness. The author, renowned for her Trading 101 seminars,creates an indispensable reference that covers all the bases,including raising capital, regulations, marketing financialservices, taxes, and systems development. Along with hands-onstrategies, proven techniques, and straightforward guidelines fortailoring a system based on individual trading styles, Trading 102is packed with a wealth of easy-to-read charts and graphs, as wellas complete information on:
* The science of the business-setting goals, budgeting, keeping anexpense worksheet, figuring outgo
* Formulating a sound business plan-cover page, mission statement,company differentiators, resource requirements, summary
* Software for systems testing-Excalibur, TradeStation, MetaStock,Window on Wall Street (WOW), and more System performanceassessment-keeping track, slippage, Rate of Return (ROR), MaximumAdverse Excursion (MAE), Value Added Monthly Index (VAMI)Psychological traps to avoid-a special section written by AdrienneLaris Toghraie, a leading trader's coach, that covers lack ofpreparedness and motivation, conflict, inappropriate emotionalstates, negative behaviors
Supported by a bibliography and a comprehensive appendix thatincludes margin requirements, commodity contract information, andclosing values of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Trading 102 isrequired reading for anyone looking to take the big leap intoprofessional fund management.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Without a clear understanding of the correct basics of tradingyou'll never succeed in this business. Sunny Harris' Trading 102:Getting Down to Business will give you the correct basics oftrading in an easy to learn format. This book will jump start thesuccess of anyone who has not figured out the truth of trading."-Larry Williams, Trader and Author

"Sunny Harris has done it again! Her new book, Trading 102 offers awealth of exceptionally useful information for traders andinvestors. It places high on my list of recommended reading."-Edward D. Dobson, President, Traders Press, Inc.

"Trading 102 is the perfect sequel to Trading 101. Sunny Harrisbrings all of the essential ingredients together and presents aconcise step by step plan of action. I am amazed at the wide rangeof material she was able to squeeze into this very enjoyablebook."- Charles LeBeau Author, trading advisor, founder of theSystem Traders Club

Larry Williams
Without a clear understanding of the correct basics of trading you'll never succeed in this business. Sunny Harris' Trading 102: Getting Down to Business will give you the correct basics of trading in an easy to learnformat. This book will jump start the success of anyone who has not figured out the truth of trading.
Edward D. Dobson
Sunny Harris has done it again! Her new book, Trading 102, offers a wealth of exceptionally useful information for traders and investors. It places high on my list of recommended reading.
Charles LeBeau
Trading 102 is the perfect sequel to Trading 101. Sunny Harris brings all of the essential ingredients together and presents a concise step by step plan of action. I am amazed at the wide range of material she was able to squeeze into this very enjoyable book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471181330
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/6/1998
  • Series: Wiley Trading Series, #73
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 291
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

SUNNY J. HARRIS is a professional trader and President of SunnyHarris & Associates Inc. of Carlsbad, California. A member ofthe Market Technicians Association, she is also publisher of thewidely popular Trader's Catalog and Resource Guide (TC&RG).

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Table of Contents

Plan Your Work, Then Work Your Plan.

Technical Analysis Review.

Mechanical Trading Systems.

Calculating Your Potential Hourly Wage(TM) (PHW).

Brainstorming a New System.

Building a Database.

Software for Systems Trading.

Designing Your System.

Formulae for Systems Development.

Backtesting and Optimizing Your System.

System Performance Assessment.

Following Your System.

The Science of Organizing Yourself.

The Science of the Business.

Dealing with Psychological Issues.

Appendices.

Bibliography.

Index.

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