Trade Stocks and Commodities with the Insiders: Secrets of the COT Report
—Tom McClellan, Editor of The McClellan Market Report
"Finally, an insider's take on what really goes on behind the
scenes in commodity trading. Larry writes his view of trading, as
only he knows it, from his twenty-five years of experience."
—James Altucher, author of Trade Like a Hedge Fund
Successful trader Larry Williams reveals industry secrets that help investors and traders successfully invest and trade side-by-side with the largest commercial interests in the world. You'll be introduced to the COT (Commitment of Traders) report, the best resource for achieving trading success, learn exactly what the information it contains means, and plan for maximizing profits by acting on reported actions.
Chapter 1. Meet Your New Investment Partner and Adviser.
Chapter 2. Watching the Commercials.
Chapter 3. Understanding the Commercials: A Record of Their Buying and Selling.
Chapter 4. The COT Index.
Chapter 5. For Every Insider There Is an Outsider.
Chapter 6. Large Traders . . . Not Quite As Good As You Think.
Chapter 7. The Facts on Volume.
Chapter 8. The Breakthrough: Getting Inside Volume and Open Interest.
Chapter 9. Opening Up on Open Interest.
Chapter 10. A Unified Theory of COT Data.
Chapter 11. A New Twist on the Commercials: Using Them for Stocks.
Chapter 12. Pointers and Thoughts on Trading.
Chapter 13. The One-Minute Commodity Trader.
Chapter 14. Charts: What They Are, What They Mean.
Chapter 15. Putting Theory to Work: Practicing What I Preach.
"If you trade futures, this book will be a valuable addition to your trading library. Not only is the book a valuable education, but also an enjoyable read." - Futures magazine, November 2005