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One Up On Wall Street

Book Review: One Up On Wall Street Fidelity Investment’s “Magellan Fund,” was a mutual fund that Peter Lynch was given control over from 1977 – 1990. The fund boasted approximately $18 million in assets at the time Lynch took over, and was ballooned to approximately $14 billion in 23 years under his watch. Ergo, “legendary” feels like an appropriate term to describe Mr. Lynch, who in his book One Up On Wall Street, conveys the… Read More »One Up On Wall Street

Livermore’s Method

Jesse Livermore’s $100 Million Jesse Livermore was a well known and respected trader that dominated the market in the 20s and 30s. In the fall of 1929, the Dow was up big after a steady 6 year run. Euphoria took over the market and everyone was getting in on it. Brokers promoted loans so that people could buy stocks… and the people couldn’t get enough. The outstanding loan totals ballooned, reaching $8.5 billion. The market… Read More »Livermore’s Method

The Art and Science of Technical Analysis

Book Review: The Art and Science of Technical Analysis It’s no secret that trading doesn’t come easy. While it can be challenging just to develop a method that produces risk-adjusted profits in the very competitive markets of today, it’s even more challenging to execute such a method in real trading scenarios. Written in a way that is straight to the point, The Art and Science of Technical Analysis won’t produce a rigid strategy for you to specifically… Read More »The Art and Science of Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes

Book Review: Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes This is one I have recommended many times over. Written by Brian Shannon (@alphatrends on Twitter), Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes is somewhat of a tactical handbook for any level of trader, regardless of strategy. Primarily focusing on practical tools, the strategies discussed in the book are able to be used in both shorter and longer term trading. While the book certainly doesn’t offer a complete trading system, it… Read More »Technical Analysis Using Multiple Timeframes

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Book Review: Reminiscences of a Stock Operator This Edwin Lefevre classic centers on Larry Livingston, a simple depiction of Jesse Livermore, one of the most highly regarded traders of all time. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator takes place in the early 20th century and gives a first-person point of view of Livingston’s journey from a boy on a quote board in a bucket shop, to stock scalper, to trading larger positions. The book follows Livingston… Read More »Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Display Tables – Candlestick Patterns

Candlestick Patterns These are basic one to three candle formations that occur regularly throughout financial markets. As with any candlestick pattern, price action that follows must confirm the pattern. A confirmation occurs when price is able to push above (or pull below) the highs (or lows) of the pattern formation. If price fails to confirm and goes the other way, the candlestick pattern becomes void.   Advanced Candlestick Patterns Advanced candlestick patterns range from one… Read More »Display Tables – Candlestick Patterns

E-Books/Downloads

Free Trading Ebook Downloads The Day Traders Bible – ‘My secrets of Day Trading’ – by Richard D. Wyckoff The Truth About Fibonacci Trading – by Bill Poulos The E-Book of Technical Market Indicators 2.0 Complex Technical Analysis Made Simple – WallStreetCourier Pattern Cycles: Mastering Short-Term Trading Through Technical Analysis – by Alan Farley A Practical Guide to Swing Trading by Larry Swing Market Profile Basics – by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Chicago Board of Trading Market Profile Handbook