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Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living

Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living

Alexander Elder

ISBN: 978-1-118-98470-3

Sep 2014

160 pages



Test your trading knowledge and skillswithout risking any money

You may read the best trading book, but how much of that knowledge will you retain a week later? This is why you need this Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living. It'll give you a firmer grasp of the essential trading rules and skills. This Study Guide, based on the bestselling trading book of all time, was created by its author to help you master the key points of his classic book.

The Study Guide's 170 multiple-choice questions are divided into 11 chapters, each with its own rating scale. They cover the entire range of trading topics, from psychology to system design, from risk management to becoming an organized trader. Each question is linked to a specific chapter in the main book, while the Answers section functions like a mini-textbook. It doesn't just tell you that A is right or B is wrong—it provides extensive comments on both the correct and incorrect answers.

This Study Guide also contains 17 charts that challenge you to recognize various trading signals and patterns. Everything is designed to help you become a better trader.

Consider getting two books as a package—the Study Guide and The New Trading for a Living. They're designed to work together as a unique educational tool. The Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living is a valuable resource for any trader who wants to achieve sustainable market success.

About This Study Guide ix

PART I Questions and Rating Scales 1

Introduction 3

ONE Individual Psychology 7

TWO Mass Psychology 13

THREE Classical Chart Analysis 19

FOUR Computerized Technical Analysis 27

FIVE Volume and Time 37

SIX General Market Indicators 49

SEVEN Trading Systems 57

EIGHT Trading Vehicles 65

NINE Risk Management 71

TEN Practical Details 79

ELEVEN Good Record-Keeping 85

PART II Answers and Comments 89

Introduction 91

ONE Individual Psychology 95

TWO Mass Psychology 99

THREE Classical Chart Analysis 103

FOUR Computerized Technical Analysis 107

FIVE Volume and Time 113

SIX General Market Indicators 119

SEVEN Trading Systems 123

EIGHT Trading Vehicles 129

NINE Risk Management 133

TEN Practical Details 137

ELEVEN Good Record-Keeping 141

Afterword 145

Sources 147

About the Author 149