The go-to guide for launching a lucrative career in trading-fully updated for today's turbulent markets
One of today's most successful traders, John F. Carter has made his popular guide more relevant and effective than ever. This new edition of Mastering the Trade includes the essential content that has made it a bestselling classic, and includes critical new information for making the best trading decisions in every situation. Combining insightful market overview with trading strategies and concepts, Carter provides:
Proven set-ups, with optimal markets and non-negotiable trading rules Exact entry, exit, and stop loss levels for swing and intraday trading Seven key internals, from Skew to VIX Pre-market checklist for analyzing recent market behavior Scanning techniques for pinpointing high-probability setupsEffective risk control techniques Methods for ensuring your computer runs at max speedTechniques for predicting market corrections
From valuable hardware and software to market mechanics, pivot points, and position sizing, Carter delivers a suite of tools for beating out the competition on a regular basis.
Mastering the Trade, Third Edition builds your expertise in knowing what's working for you and what's working against you, so you make a living on the frontlines of professional trading.
Foreword by Peter Borish
Part 1: Trader's Boot Camp: How Do the Markets Work and What are the Best Ways to Get Mentally Prepared for Successful Trading and Investing
Chapter 1: What Really Causes the Markets to Move?
Chapter 2: Psychology 101: What Didn't They Teach About Trading and Investing in School?
Chapter 3: Is There Rhyme or Reason to How the Markets Move?
Chapter 4: Now That I Understand the Markets--What Do I Trade?
Chapter 5: The Stock Market Is Now Open--What Tools Best Predict the Market's Next Move?
Chapter 6: A Beginner's Journey by Danielle Shay Gum
Part 2: What are the Best Intraday and Swing-Trading Setups for Futures, Stocks, Options, Forex, and Cryptopcurrencies?
Chapter 7: The Opening Gap: Why Is This the First and Highest-Probability Play of the Day?
Chapter 8: Pivot Points: Why Are These Good Pausing Points for Trending Days and Great Fading Points for Choppy Days?
Chapter 9: Tick Fades: Are They Really the Best Way to Take Money Away from Newbies?
Chapter 10: Reverting Back to the Mean or "When Is the Best Time to Take a Profit?"
Chapter 11: The Squeeze: What Is the Best Way to Get Positioned for the Big Market Moves?
Chapter 12: Catching the Wave: What Is the Easiest Way to Stay on the Right Side of the Trend on Any Market, on Any Time Frame?
Chapter 13: What Is the Best Tool for Staying in a Trade and Not Jumping Out Too Early?
Chapter 14: Scalper Alerts: Is This the Best Tool for Quick Price Trend Change Confirmation?
Chapter 15: Brick Plays: How Can I Tell When a Market Is Going to Reverse Its Trend in the Middle of the Day?
Chapter 16: The 3:52 Play: Capping Off the Day with a Fine Cigar
Chapter 17: HOLP and LOHP-- Catching Trend Reversals Without Getting Smashed
Chapter 18: Propulsion Plays--Swing Plays Using Stocks, Single-Stock Futures, and Stock Options
Part 3: Heading Back into the Real World of Trading
Chapter 19: My Trading Journey and Strategy by Henry Gambell
Chapter 20: What Setups Work Best for Me? By Danielle Shay Gum
Chapter 21: How I Look at the Markets, Think About Them, and How I Handled My Emotions While in an Options Position Where I Made $1.4 Million On a Single Trade
Chapter 22: How Important is the Right Technology When It Comes to Trading? By Darrell Gum
Chapter 23: Tips and Tricks for When It's Not Working for You, No Matter What You Do
Chapter 24: Mastering the Trade
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 17th December 2018
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 19.4
Weight (kg): 0.87
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised