This Second Edition of the bestselling Trading ETFs offers an updated version of the definitive guide to this vital part of the capital markets. It contains numerous new examples of the techniques that author Deron Wagner uses in selecting the most timely ETFs to trade and underscores the core insights of his trading discipline "trade what you see, not what you think."
Written for professionals who are using, or should be using, ETFs as an asset class within their portfolios, as well as the individual investor who wants exposure to wider sectors and geographical regions than those available elsewhere.
- This revised edition of the classic resource focuses on the pros, cons, and potential pitfalls of trading the latest class of ETFs
- Includes inversely correlated and leveraged ETFs and the dangers, risks, and benefits associated with each new class of ETF
- Contains a refresher on the initial concept of ETF selection and new case studies on ideal entry and exit points as well as examples of real trades
This thoroughly revised and updated edition offers a "go-to" reference for understanding exchange-traded funds.
Part I: ETF Overview and Selection
Chapter 1 Why Use Technical Analysis with ETFs? 3
Chapter 2 Major Types and Families of ETFs 11
Part II: ETF Selection Through Technical Analysis
Chapter 3 The Top-Down Strategy 31
Chapter 4 Finding Indexes with the Most Relative Strength 39
Chapter 5 Selecting the Best ETFs 55
Chapter 6 Supplementing the Basics 69
Part III: Timing Your Entries and Exits
Chapter 7 Strategies for Entry 87
Chapter 8 Strategies for Exit 99
Chapter 9 Ten ETFs Bought Long 113
Chapter 10 Ten ETFs Sold Short 139
Part IV: Fine-Tuning Your Strategy
Chapter 11 Tailoring Your Approach 165
Chapter 12 Additional Pointers 177
Suggested Reading 193
About the Author 195