Trading Commodities, Commodity Options and Currencies (Collection) [NOOK Book]

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Start profiting from commodities, commodity options, and currencies! All you need to know, in 3 practical, easy-to-use books!

Start profiting from commodities, commodity options, and currencies! Here’s all the knowledge you need, in three comprehensive, easy-to-understand eBooks – all at one low price. In A Trader's First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to The World's Fastest Growing Market, top trader/instructor Carley Garner brings together the crucial commodities ...

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Trading Commodities, Commodity Options and Currencies (Collection)

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Overview

Start profiting from commodities, commodity options, and currencies! All you need to know, in 3 practical, easy-to-use books!

Start profiting from commodities, commodity options, and currencies! Here’s all the knowledge you need, in three comprehensive, easy-to-understand eBooks – all at one low price. In A Trader's First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to The World's Fastest Growing Market, top trader/instructor Carley Garner brings together the crucial commodities information you need before you make your first trade. Garner explains the entire trading process, demystifies the unique language of commodities trading, shows how to avoid costly mistakes, and introduces indispensable market analysis techniques and trading strategies. Next, in Commodity Options, Garner and co-author Paul Brittain introduce powerful new trading techniques for the expanding commodities marketplace. Garner and Brittain present strategies optimized for the unique characteristics of commodity options, illuminating the true risks and rewards with easy-to-understand charts and visuals that help you match your approach to your personal risk tolerance. Finally, in Currency Trading in the Forex and Futures Markets, Garner covers everything you new to know to earn big profits in currency trading – and avoid these markets’ unique pitfalls and aggressive, unscrupulous marketers. Garner reviews each major venue for trading currencies, including Forex spot markets, currency futures, and currency ETFs, and demystifies issues ranging from market access to profit calculation, risk to analysis. Using these three widely-praised eBooks, you can identify markets and approaches that best serve your objectives, avoid costly errors, and earn huge new profits in any market environment.

From leading options traders, columnists, and instructors Carley Garner and Paul Brittain

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133091328
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 793
  • Sales rank: 948,403
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Carley Garner is Senior Market Analyst and Broker with DeCarley Trading, and a columnist for Stocks and Commodities. She writes two widely-distributed e-newsletters, The Stock Index Report and The Bond Bulletin. Her work has been featured in Futures, Active Trader, Option Trader, Your Trading Edge, and Pitnews Magazine, and she has been quoted in media ranging from Reuters toInvestor's Business Daily and The Wall Street Journal. She provides free trading education to investors at DeCarleyTrading.com. Paul Brittain has 25+ years' experience in futures, including many years designing innovative trading techniques. He founded Commodity Trading School to offer free online educational seminars. As Alaron Las Vegas branch manager, he produces four newsletters: The Beast, The Big MacDaddy, The Optionologist, and The CA$H C.O.W.
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Table of Contents

A Trader’s First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to the World’s Fastest Growing Market
Introduction: The Rise and Fall of Commodities 1
Chapter 1: A Crash Course in Commodities 15
Chapter 2: Hedging Versus Speculating 37
Chapter 3: The Organized Chaos of Open Outcry and the Advent of Electronic Trading 45
Chapter 4: Account Access, Trading Platforms, and Quote Vendors 53
Chapter 5: Choosing a Brokerage Firm 65
Chapter 6: Finding a Broker That “Fits” and Choosing a Service Level 81
Chapter 7: Order Types and How to Use Them 95
Chapter 8: Making Cents of Commodity Quotes 113
Chapter 9: Figuring in Financial Futures—Stock Indices, Interest Rates, and Currencies 137
Chapter 10: Coping with Margin Calls 171
Chapter 11: The Only Magic in Trading—Emotional Stability 179
Chapter 12: Trading Is a Business—Have a Plan 189
Chapter 13: Why You Should Speculate in Futures 207
Chapter 14: Futures Slang and Terminology 217
Index 235

Commodity Options: Trading and Hedging Volatility in the World’s Most Lucrative Market
Introduction xix
Chapter 1: Option Basics: A Crash Course in Option Mechanics 1
Chapter 2: An Option Is an Option Is an Option…Think Again 11
Chapter 3: Long Option Strategies 35
Chapter 4: Short Option Strategies 53
Chapter 5: Credit Spreads 81
Chapter 6: Limited Risk Option Spreads 95
Chapter 7: Synthetic Swing Trading 105
Chapter 8: The Other Ratio Spreads 129
Chapter 9: Limited Risk Range Trades 139
Chapter 10: Synthetic Long Option Plays 151
Chapter 11: An Option Trade from Top to Bottom 165
Chapter 12: The Wizard of Oddz: Applying Option Strategies in the “Real World” 185
Chapter 13: Margins and Option Trading 197
Chapter 14: Commodity Trading Myths 203
Appendix 211
Glossary 215
Index 251

Currency Trading in the FOREX and Futures Markets
Introduction to the World of Currencies 1
Chapter 1: What Is FOREX? 5
Chapter 2: Making “Cents” of Currency Pairs 17
Chapter 3: FX Brokers and the Reality of Transaction Costs 25
Chapter 4: Is FOREX the Currency Casino? 51
Chapter 5: FOREX Trading Quotes and Calculations 59
Chapter 6: What Are Currency Futures? 65
Chapter 7: Calculating in Currency Futures 83
Chapter 8: Currency ETFs Versus FOREX and Futures 97
Chapter 9: Order Types and Choosing a Currency Trading Platform 109
Chapter 10: Currency Options 125
Chapter 11: Currency Market Fundamental 133
Chapter 12: Getting Technical with Currencies 159
Chapter 13: Tips and Tricks for Currency Traders 183
Chapter 14: Currency Lingo 199
Index 213

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