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Profitable Day and Swing Trading: Using Price / Volume Surges and Pattern Recognition to Catch Big Moves in the Stock Market

Profitable Day and Swing Trading: Using Price / Volume Surges and Pattern Recognition to Catch Big Moves in the Stock Market

Harry Boxer

ISBN: 978-1-118-83508-1 July 2014 160 Pages


Harry Boxer's proven techniques for short-term traders

Written in easy-to-understand language, Profitable Day and Swing Trading + Website explains the trading tactics that draw on price, volume, and pattern recognition. Highly regarded trader Harry Boxer offers the information needed to recognize chart patterns, identify trades, and execute entries and exits that will maximize profits and limit losses. Boxer also reveals his concept of price-volume surges as the key to identifying the most lucrative trades. Throughout the book, Boxer describes his routine for preparing for each trading day, selecting stocks to monitor, and how he keeps track of prices and executes trades.

Step by step, this indispensible resource provides the strategies for opening range gaps, the breakouts, and the techniques that have sustained Boxer during his storied Wall Street career. Most notably, he reveals how to trade rising channels following an opening gap or high-volume breakout. Boxer also shows how his strategies can be applied for both day trading and swing trading.

  • Offers the winning strategies for day and swing traders
  • Shows how to recognize the signs and patterns that will lead to successful trades
  • Reveals how to spot a technical price "event" on high volume
  • Written by acclaimed trader Harry Boxer who has more than 45 years of successful trading experience

For anyone who wants to tap into acclaimed trader Harry Boxer's winning tactics, this book has it all.

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

About the Author xiii

Chapter 1 My Journey as a Trader 1

Chapter 2 Preparing for the Trading Session 7

Chapter 3 Analyzing Early Trend Development 13

Chapter 4 My Favorite Day-Trading Patterns 17

Chapter 5 Using Moving Averages 23

Chapter 6 Drawing Trend Lines and Why They’re Critical in Analyzing the Trend 33

Chapter 7 Setting Targets and Price Objectives 45

Chapter 8 What Kind of Trader Are You? 57

Chapter 9 Determining and Setting Stops 61

Chapter 10 Technical Divergences and Loss of Momentum 67

Chapter 11 The Interpretation and Use of Stochastic Oscillators 79

Chapter 12 Moving Average Convergence/Divergence 91

Chapter 13 Bollinger Bands 103

Chapter 14 Position Sizing and Money Management 113

Chapter 15 Swing Trading 119

Chapter 16 Rules and Guidelines to Better Trading 123

Chapter 17 38 Steps to Becoming a Successful Trader 127

About the Video 131

Index 133