Praise for The Part–Time Trader
"For those of you who toe the line between nine–to–five jobs and trading, Ryan Mallory′s The Part–Time Trader is a godsend. His advice and insights will help you make money in the markets and maintain your career."
Jason Raznick, CEO, Benzinga.com
"The idea of quitting your job to trade the markets full–time from home sounds fantastic but is unrealistic for most people. The Part–Time Trader will show you how anyone can do both well. Ryan′s personal stories about how he managed both his career and trading accounts will serve as a road map for anyone who wants to have the best of both worlds. You′ll learn how to balance both ′lives,′ excel in your career, and earn extra income with your trading."
Tim Bourquin, TraderInterviews.com
"Sick of your day job? Want to trade full–time or enjoy a retirement career that needs nothing but your computer and some stock charts? If this sounds like you, I want you to meet Ryan Mallory, founder of SharePlanner.com and author of The Part–Time Trader. Ryan has walked the walk, and in his new book, he lays out a clear and easy–to–follow blueprint to reach your goal of trading for a living."
John Nyaradi, Publisher, Wall Street Sector Selector ([external URL]
"In The Part–Time Trader, Ryan provides a road map for aspiring traders to become successful while still holding a full–time job. Ryan combines personal experience with practical tips to develop trading strategies that don′t require constant monitoring (and how to avoid detection from coworkers!). If you dream of becoming a trader but don′t see how that′s possible within your current limitations, this book may hold the solution for you."
Corey Rosenbloom, CMT, President, AfraidtoTrade.com, author of The Complete Trading Course
"I have known Ryan personally for over a decade as both a great friend and business partner. I have found him to be a unique trader who is committed to extracting profits from the market. This is a must–read for those traders trying to balance a corporate schedule and wanting to make consistent profits in the market. His book is an outstanding, humorous, and helpful investment/trading resource. It is thorough, easy to understand, and has a uniquely appealing style and readability. But most important, it will teach you to be a better, more disciplined trader, no matter your circumstance."
Matt Walters, cofounder of SharePlanner.com
PART I THE BASICS FOR PART–TIME TRADING 1
CHAPTER 1 So How Much Do You Really Hate Your Job? 3
CHAPTER 2 How Did I Become a Full–Time Trader? 17
CHAPTER 3 Where Wall Street Meets the Offi ce 35
CHAPTER 4 Don′t Quit Your Day Job ... SERIOUSLY! 49
CHAPTER 5 The Essentials to Your "Workplace Trading Desk" 65
PART II THE GAME PLAN 79
CHAPTER 6 Before You Clock In 81
CHAPTER 7 Your Best Friend Is the Person Who Works in IT 95
CHAPTER 8 Flying Below the Radar 111
CHAPTER 9 Adding a Passive Income to Your Day Job 123
CHAPTER 10 The Best Way to Trade at Work 135
PART III BECOMING THE PART–TIME TRADER 147
CHAPTER 11 Trading Habits You Will Want to Avoid 149
CHAPTER 12 You Still Have to Get Your Real Work Done 161
CHAPTER 13 What to Say and Do if Trading Becomes a Distraction 171
CHAPTER 14 More of My Personal Tricks of the Trade 181
CHAPTER 15 Take This Job and Shove It 193
About the Author 203
About the Companion Website 205