A detailed picture of what electronic direct access trading (E-DAT) means and how individual traders can capitalize on it, Understanding Direct Access Trading explains the fundamental differences between online trading and E-DAT. The book tells traders how and where to get started, and discusses how to adapt current styles of trading to the fast-action E-DAT marketplace. From opening an E-DAT account to obtaining the best possible price on every trade, investors looking to go the next level will want to read this information-packed book.
Table of ContentsPart One: What This Book Will do for You. Part Two: An Overview of the Financial System. Part Three: Investing - the Basics. Chapter 1: The Broker. Chapter 2: Mutual Funds. Chapter 3: Managing Your Own Portfolio. Chapter 4: Questions. Part Four: The Markets. Chapter 5: The Markets. Chapter 6: Questions. Part Five: Trading with Direct Access. Chapter 7: Questions. Part Six: The Grapevine. Chapter 8: Market Prices as Leading Indicators. Chapter 9: Bears and Bulls. Chapter 10: Information and Influence. Chapter 11: Questions. Part Seven: The Players. Chapter 12: Market Makers. Chapter 13: Market Makers on ECNs. Chapter 14: Institutional Market Participants. Chapter 15: Small Investors. Chapter 16: Questions. Part Eight: Ready to Go. Chapter 17: Questions. Part Nine: Questions and Answers. Chapter 18: Interview One. Chapter 19: Interview Two.