ISBN-10:
0471745588
ISBN-13:
9780471745587
Pub. Date:
04/06/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Sammy Chua's Day Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom / Edition 2

Sammy Chua's Day Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom / Edition 2

by Sammy Chua

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ISBN-13: 9780471745587
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/06/2007
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.85(w) x 11.35(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Sammy Chua is known as the "Muhammad Ali of Day Trading," with audited returns of 2,000 percent in six months. He trades daily, but also consults and trains through Sammy Chua's Trading School, LLC. The school trains nearly 500 students via direct seminars each year and sells nearly $100,000 in home-training materials each week.

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Table of Contents

PREFACE.

INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER ONE: An Overview.

The Stock Markets.

The Exchange System.

NYSE Time Lines.

Listed Stocks.

The Specialist System.

Who’s Who on the Exchange Floor.

The SuperDOT System.

CHAPTER TWO: The Big Board and Nasdaq.

The Over-the-Counter Market (OTC).

NASD and Nasdaq.

Nasdaq Is a Negotiated Market.

Understanding Market Makers.

Information Is Power.

Nasdaq Service Levels I, II, and III.

Comparing the NYSE and Nasdaq.

Electronic Communications Networks (ECNs).

Regulatory Framework.

Quick Quiz.

CHAPTER THREE: Brokerage.

Selecting a Brokerage.

Execution Speed.

Reliability.

Order Routing.

Price.

Service.

Other Online Brokerage Features.

Types of Accounts.

Types of Positions.

Types of Trading Orders.

CHAPTER FOUR: Direct Access Order Entry System.

Nasdaq Direct.

SuperMontage.

TotalView.

ECNs.

SuperDOT.

Order Execution Systems Review.

CHAPTER FIVE: Elements of Successful Trading.

Minimum Requirements to Begin Trading.

Psychology of Trading.

Risk Management.

Trading Methodology.

CHAPTER SIX: Trading Strategies.

Scalping.

Intraday-Trend Trading.

Swing Trading.

Long-Term Trading.

Back Testing.

CHAPTER SEVEN: Technical Analysis.

Charts.

Identifying Support and Resistance.

Trading Strategies.

Trendlines.

Gaps.

Basic Chart Patterns.

Volume Analysis.

CHAPTER EIGHT: Candlestick Charting Techniques.

Spotting Heavy Buying and Selling Pressures.

Comparing Buying and Selling Pressures.

Spotting Indecision with Candlesticks.

Understanding Intraperiod Activity.

Candlestick Positions.

Bullish Patterns.

Bearish Patterns.

CHAPTER NINE: Spotting Trends.

Technical Indicators.

Key to Using Indicators.

Moving Averages.

Moving Average Convergence Divergence.

MACD Histogram.

Stochastic Oscillator.

Relative Strength Index.

On-Balance Volume.

Accumulation/Distribution.

Futures and Pivot Points.

Conclusion.

CHAPTER TEN: Preparing for the Open.

The Trading Day.

Do the Research.

Manage Risk.

Set Alerts and Trading Screens.

Intraday Trading.

Market Indices.

Other Market Indicators.

Direction of Market Trends.

Keep a Trade Journal.

CONCLUSION.

INDEX.

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