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The Age of Turbulence by Alan Greenspan
An interesting narrative of the US economy in the last 50 years as
experienced and seen from the eyes of the former chairman of the Federal
Reserve, Alan Greenspan. The second half of the book contains some of
Greenspan's own thoughts about the world economy and what the future
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay
Tulipomania, the South Sea bubble and the Mississipi Land scheme are
covered in this book, showing how herd mentality worked to create
bubbles in past eras. It may serve as an interesting read as well as a
guide for dealing with future bubbles.
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits by Philip Fisher
This unseeming book is written by Philip Fisher, who Buffett credits
with most of his success. In the age of quantitative finance, this book
is a must-read for those who want to understand how to inspect a
Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis
The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker.
When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management by Roger Lowenstein
A scintillating narrative of how one of the darlings of the hedge fund
world rose and how it fell. A reminder for traders to keep their minds
focused on risk and their circle of competence.
Intermarket Analysis, Enhanced Edition: A Visual Approach to Beating the
Financial Markets Using Exchange-Traded Funds (Wiley Trading)John J. Murphy
With global markets and asset classes growing even more interconnected,
intermarket analysis—the analysis of related asset classes or financial
markets to determine their strengths and weaknesses—has become an
essential part of any trader's due diligence. In Trading with
Intermarket Analysis, John J. Murphy, former technical analyst for CNBC,
lays out the technical and intermarket tools needed to understand
global markets and illustrates how they help traders profit in volatile
climates using exchange-traded funds.
Armed with a knowledge of how economic forces impact various markets and
financial sectors, investors and traders can profit by exploiting
opportunities in markets about to rise and avoiding those poised to
fall. Trading with Intermarket Analysis provides advice on trend
following, chart patterns, moving averages, oscillators, spotting tops
and bottoms, using exchange-traded funds, tracking market sectors, and
the new world of intermarket relationships, all presented in a highly
Scott M. Carney
Harmonic Trading creator Scott Carney unveils the entire methodology to
turn patterns into profits. These strategies consistently identify the
price levels and market turning points that reveal the natural order
within the chaos of the financial markets. Analogous to the predictable
behavior of many of life’s natural processes, Harmonic Trading examines
similar relationships within the financial markets to define profitable
opportunities in an unprecedented manner. Carney introduces new
discoveries such as the Bat pattern, Alternate AB=CD structures, the
0.886 retracement, and more. These strategies are entirely new to the
trading community, and they represent a profound advancement beyond all
other Fibonacci methodologies!
After you’ve discovered how to identify harmonic patterns, Carney
presents a complete methodology for applying them in trade execution and
handling them throughout the entire trade management process. From
savage bear to rampaging bull, Harmonic Trading can be employed in all
markets--equities, currencies, commodities, and foreign markets--for
both short- and long-term timeframes.
Scott M. Carney
Now, in Harmonic Trading: Volume 2, Carney takes a quantum leap forward,
introducing new strategies, patterns, and methods that make Harmonic
Trading an even more powerful tool for trading the financial markets.
For the first time, he reveals how to utilize harmonic impulse waves and
introduces measurement techniques that identify market turning points
even more accurately. Finally, he demonstrates how to integrate the
Relative Strength Indicator (RSI) with advanced Harmonic Trading
techniques to separate minor “reactive” moves from major opportunities.
The Gartley Trading Method: New Techniques To Profit from the Markets Most Powerful Formation (Wiley Trading): Ross L. Beck
A detailed look at the technical pattern simply referred to today as the Gartley Pattern
Gartley patterns are based on the work of H.M. Gartley, a prominent
technical analyst best known for a particular retracement pattern that
bears his name. In recent years, Gartley patterns-which reflect the
underlying psychology of fear and greed in the markets-have received
This definitive guide skillfully explains how to utilize the proven
methods of H.M. Gartley to capture consistent profits in the financial
markets. Page by page, you'll become familiar with Gartley's original
work, how his patterns can be adapted to today's fast moving markets,
and what it takes to make them work for you.
Gartley's pattern is based on a unique market position where most
traders refuse to participate due to fear. This book reveals how you can
overcome this fear, and how to profit from the most consistent and
reliable pattern in the financial markets.
Fibonacci Trading: How to Master the Time and Price Advantage: Carolyn Boroden
Product Description :
Made famous by the Italian mathematician Leonardo De Pisa, the Fibonacci
number series holds a Golden Ratio that is universally found in nature
and used by architects, plastic surgeons, and many others to achieve
“perfect” aesthetic proportions. Now, in this groundbreaking guide,
noted technical trading advisor Carolyn Boroden shows you how Fibonacci
pattern studies can be used as an extremely effective method for
achieving greater profitability in stocks, futures, and Forex markets.
Fibonacci Trading provides a one-stop resource of reliable tools and
clear explanations for both identifying and taking advantage of the
trade setups naturally occurring in the markets that will enable you to
reach the highest rate of profitable trades. Inside, you'll find a
unique trading methodology based on Fibonacci ratios, and the author's
personal experience analyzing and setting up the markets in real time,
which makes this practical volume invaluable to the self-directed
Complete with detailed charts and insightful graphics in each chapter, Fibonacci Trading features:
Fibonacci Trading also provides a four-step formula for applying the
covered techniques in a highly effective approach. Flexible enough for
all markets and trading styles, the formula helps you focus your newly
developed knowledge and skill sets into a solid trading methodology,
defined trading plan, successful trading mindset, and disciplined
trading approach that stacks the odds for profit in your favor.
This hands-on guide is packed with a wealth of actual trading
situations, setups, and scenarios that bring the four-step formula to
life so you can immediately use it in the real world.