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The Complete Trading for a Living: The Legendary Approach to Trading with the Companion Study Guide

The Complete Trading for a Living: The Legendary Approach to Trading with the Companion Study Guide

Alexander Elder

ISBN: 978-0-470-04094-2

May 2006

494 pages

Select type: Hardcover

$89.50

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Preface.

PART I: Trading for a Living.

Introduction.

1. Trading—The Last Frontier.

2. Psychology Is the Key.

3. The Odds Against You.

I Individual Psychology.

4. Why Trade?

5. Fantasy versus Reality.

6. Market Gurus.

7. Self-Destructiveness.

8. Trading Psychology.

9. Trading Lessons from AA.

10. Losers Anonymous.

11. Winners and Losers.

II Mass Psychology.

12. What Is Price?

13. What Is the Market?

14. The Trading Scene.

15. The Market Crowd and You.

16. Psychology of Trends.

17. Managing versus Forecasting.

III Classical Chart Analysis.

18. Charting.

19. Support and Resistance.

20. Trend and Trading Range.

21. Trendlines.

22. Gaps.

23. Chart Patterns.

IV Computerized Technical Analysis.

24. Computers in Trading.

25. Moving Averages.

26. Moving Average Convergence-Divergence (MACD) and MACD-Histogram.

27. The Directional System.

28. Momentum, Rate of Change, and Smoothed Rate of Change.

29. Williams %R.

30. Stochastic.

31. Relative Strength Index.

V The Neglected Essentials.

32. Volume.

33. Volume-Based Indicators.

34. Open Interest.

35. Herrick Payoff Index.

36. Time.

VI Stock Market Indicators.

37. New High–New Low Index.

38. Traders’ Index and Other Stock Market Indicators.

VII Psychological Indicators.

39. Consensus Indicators.

40. Commitment Indicators.

VIII New Indicators.

41. Elder-ray.

42. Force Index.

IX Trading Systems.

43. Triple Screen Trading System.

44. Parabolic Trading System.

45. Channel Trading Systems.

X Risk Management.

46. Emotions and Probabilities.

47. Money Management.

48. Exiting Trades.

PART II: Study Guide for Trading for a Living.

Introduction to the Study Guide.

Learning to Become a Better Trader.

Questions.

Introduction.

Questions 1–8.

I Individual Psychology.

Questions 9–35.

II Mass Psychology.

Questions 36–55.

III Classical Chart Analysis.

Questions 56–80.

IV Computerized Technical Analysis.

Questions 81–112.

V The Neglected Essentials.

Questions 113–133.

VI Stock Market Indicators.

Questions 134–142.

VII Psychological Indicators.

Questions 143–149.

VIII New Indicators.

Questions 150–160.

IX Trading Systems 378

Questions 161–180

X Risk Management.

Questions 181–203.

Answers and Rating Scales.

Introduction.

Answers 1–8.

I Individual Psychology.

Answers 9–35.

II Mass Psychology.

Answers 36–55.

III Classical Chart Analysis.

Answers 56–80.

IV Computerized Technical Analysis.

Answers 81–112.

V The Neglected Essentials.

Answers 113–133.

VI Stock Market Indicators.

Answers 134–142.

VII Psychological Indicators.

Answers 143–149.

VIII New Indicators.

Answers 150–160.

IX Trading Systems.

Answers 161–180.

X Risk Management.

Answers 181–203.

Afterword.

Acknowledgments.

Sources.

Index.

About the Author.