“An outstanding book for anyone who wants to become rich by trading markets. Highly recommended!”
--Marc Faber, Managing Director, Marc Faber Ltd., and Editor, “Gloom Boom & Doom Report”
“If you are even thinking of a career in trading, put down all the other books. Buy this one. Read it. Now you can start your career.”
--James Altucher, Managing Director, Formula Capital
“A rapidly moving, non-technical, and outside-the-box effort that smartly captures the essentials of trend following.”
--Peter Borish, Chairman and CEO, Computer Trading Corp
“Covel offers a breezy rumination on what is right about trend following and what is wrong about conventional trading approaches.”
--Jack Schwager, Author of Market Wizards and Schwager on Futures series
“Trend Commandments is definitely one to add to your financial bookshelf.”
--David Stendahl, Signal Financial Group
“I’m certain you’ll be a successful trader if you follow the ideas Covel outlines in Trend Commandments.”
--Steve Sjuggerud, DailyWealth
“Trend Commandments is essential reading for those who have the desire to thrive and survive in an era of fast-paced trending markets.”
--Jim Puplava, CEO, Chief Investment Strategist, PFS Group
“Covel challenges readers to...question their beliefs about market ‘truths’ ingrained in them for years. Forewarned, you just may never see the world the same way again.”
--Mebane Faber, Cambria Investment Management
“Wide-ranging, irreverent, revealing, eminently quotable, and right on the money.”
--Charles Faulkner, Market Wizard Trading Coach
In the bestsellers Trend Following and The Complete TurtleTrader, Michael W. Covel introduced trend following trading with painstaking detail and real-life stories. This new book offers a 360-degree vision designed to teach, compare, contrast, inspire, and push you to trend trading success.
Up? Down? It doesn’t matter. There are always trends, and that means there are always profits. Many of the world’s top traders are trend followers: That’s key to a fortune. You can do it, too--and now you have the rare perspective it takes to be a trend following winner.
One bite-size concept and illustration at a time, Covel shows how you can get ahead in an age of nonstop financial crisis and deepening instability. Winning means the right techniques, psychology, philosophy, and even skepticism--it’s all part of the learning, then earning process.
Trend Commandments delivers real moneymaking insights developed and cultivated from 15 years of behind-the-scenes research--intellectual access you can’t fake. It’s the most digestible and one-of-a-kind trend trading book ever written.
- Reap the spoils when domestic and global markets crash...
...and find big waves to ride even when people aren’t panicking
- Don’t waste time trying to predict the future...
...learn how to think and react to what is actually happening
- Decipher the ‘noise’ in a sea of competing voices...
...let go of ‘value,’ mutual funds, the Buffett legend, and Goldline (to name a few)
- Listen to the market. It always tells the truth...
...and the “price” is the only true trading reality you can trust
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About the Author
Michael Covel is the author of five books: including the international bestseller, Trend Following and his investigative narrative, The Complete TurtleTrader. Fascinated by traders that quietly generate spectacular returns, those going against the grain of investment orthodoxy, he has uncovered astonishing insights about how they think, strategize and execute their systems.
His cutting-edge and unorthodox perspectives have garnered international acclaim and have earned him invitations with: China Asset Management Co., Ltd., GIC Private Limited (Singapore sovereign wealth fund), BM&F Bovespa, Managed Funds Association, Bank of China Investment Management, Market Technicians Association. He also has the distinction of interviewing four Nobel Prize winners in economics, including Daniel Kahneman and Harry Markowitz and has been featured by major press, including: The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CCTV, The Straits Times and Fox Business.
Covel’s Trend Following Podcast now has over 2.5M listens (trendfollowing.com/podcast) and has ranked as high as #2 on iTunes. He splits his time across USA and Asia and sees location independence as our future.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Anyone who has read anyof Michael W. Covel's books knows from the outset that this newest book TREND COMMANDMENTS is going to be not only a learning experience but a very supportive tome of advice and reassurance about a subjct few of us understand. Having read 'The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires' this reader jumped at the chance to see what else Covel has up his sleeve. Trend Trading may seem like yet another of those big money terms that leaves the bulk of us on the outside. But as presented by Covel it is understandable as a concept and accessible as a means of approaching the money market. By definition, 'Trend following is an investment strategy that tries to take advantage of long-term moves that seem to play out in various markets. The strategy aims to work on the market trend mechanism and take benefit from both sides of the market, enjoying the profits from the ups and downs of the stock or futures markets. Traders who use this approach can use current market price calculation, moving averages and channel breakouts to determine the general direction of the market and to generate trade signals. Traders who employ a trend following strategy do not aim to forecast or predict specific price levels; they simply jump on the trend and ride it.' And that is exactly what Covel encourages in this well-written book. He offers insights into the strategies that the big moneymakers use to be true winners 'grounded in real performance results and not squishy opinions.' In these chaotic eonomic times it is comforting to read a book by an informed man who tells it like it is and follows those realities with his own brand of optimism and self-sufficiency. the book reads well, does not bog down with data charts that are page flippers for novices, but steadily stands behind our insecurities and creates positive transformations. Grady Harp
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