Winning the Day Trading Game: Lessons and Techniques from a Lifetime of Trading [NOOK Book]

Overview

Take a proven approach to short-term trading.

Winning the Day Trading Game offers an insider's view of the trading life and provides proven strategies for profitable trading. Professional trader Tom Busby explains how the strategies that made him so much money early on in his career ultimately failed during the 1987 stock market crash and then reveals how he reinvented himself as a high-percentage day trader. He interweaves personal experiences with technical explanations to ...

See more details below
Winning the Day Trading Game: Lessons and Techniques from a Lifetime of Trading

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$37.49
BN.com price
(Save 42%)$65.00 List Price
Note: This NOOK Book can be purchased in bulk. Please email us for more information.

Overview

Take a proven approach to short-term trading.

Winning the Day Trading Game offers an insider's view of the trading life and provides proven strategies for profitable trading. Professional trader Tom Busby explains how the strategies that made him so much money early on in his career ultimately failed during the 1987 stock market crash and then reveals how he reinvented himself as a high-percentage day trader. He interweaves personal experiences with technical explanations to outline the cornerstones of his technique. In highlighting his own trading experiences, Busby clearly explains how to beat the market by balancing the impulses of greed and fear, managing risk at all times; and taking responsibility for your trading.

Thomas L. Busby (Mobile, AL) has been a professional trader and broker for 25 years, working with Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney. He founded the Day Trading Institute in 1996 and it has grown into one of the most successful trading schools in the world.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118046241
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/10/2011
  • Series: Wiley Trading, #246
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

THOMAS L. BUSBY, a twenty-five-year veteran of the market, beganhis trading career with Merrill Lynch while earning a law degree.After training in New York, he earned his brokerage license and alicense to trade futures, and enjoyed remarkable success. But onOctober 19, 1987, the market crashed, and with it his careerand—worst of all—his self-confidence. After several yearsof struggle, he reappraised all that he had learned, ultimatelydevising an innovative short-term trading strategy focused on riskmanagement. Applying this new method, he achieved phenomenalresults. In 1996 he founded the Day Trading Institute, now one ofthe world's most successful trading schools. Mr. Busby is a memberof both the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board ofTrade.

PATSY BUSBY DOW is a former educator, an attorney, and a trader.As Tom Busby's first cousin, she heard him talk about the marketsand his trading experiences. Her fascination with his stories andmarket savvy led her to study his trading methods. She is currentlyemployed by the Day Trading Institute as a staff writer.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The crucible : black Monday 1
Ch. 2 Time is central 15
Ch. 3 Trading is a numbers game 31
Ch. 4 Read the tape 45
Ch. 5 There's no crying in trading 61
Ch. 6 Riding the rail 73
Ch. 7 Worry about risk, the rewards will come 85
Ch. 8 Respect the news 99
Ch. 9 Getting down to brass tacks 113
Ch. 10 Preparation pays 133
Ch. 11 A study in contrast 145
Ch. 12 Recap the essentials 155
Ch. 13 An afterthought for consideration : the doctrine of genius 169
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)