If you are a day or swing trader you should not be without this book! Stock Trader s Almanac 2015 Best Investment Book of the Year.
Jeffrey A. Hirsch, Editor–in–Chief, Stock Trader s Almanac
DISCOVER ACCLAIMED TRADER HARRY BOXER S WINNING TACTICS
In Profitable Day and Swing Trading and its companion video, acclaimed trader Harry Boxer breaks down successful strategies in his easy–to–understand style. He explains how to recognize chart patterns, identify trades, and execute entries and exits that will maximize profits and limit losses. Boxer also reveals his concept of price–volume surges as the key to recognizing the most lucrative trades. Throughout the book, he describes his routine for preparing for each trading day, selecting stocks to monitor, and how he keeps track of prices and executes trades.
This indispensable resource also includes the strategies for opening range gaps, the breakouts, and the techniques that have sustained Boxer during his storied Wall Street career. Most notably, the book reveals how to trade rising channels following an opening gap or high–volume breakout. This comprehensive resource provides real–world insights and strategies from a Wall Street legend that can be profitably applied by investors of all levels.
About the Author xiii
CHAPTER 1 My Journey as a Trader 1
CHAPTER 2 Preparing for the Trading Session 7
CHAPTER 3 Analyzing Early Trend Development 13
CHAPTER 4 My Favorite Day–Trading Patterns 17
CHAPTER 5 Using Moving Averages 23
CHAPTER 6 Drawing Trend Lines and Why They re Critical in Analyzing the Trend 33
CHAPTER 7 Setting Targets and Price Objectives 45
CHAPTER 8 What Kind of Trader Are You? 57
CHAPTER 9 Determining and Setting Stops 61
CHAPTER 10 Technical Divergences and Loss of Momentum 67
CHAPTER 11 The Interpretation and Use of Stochastic Oscillators 79
CHAPTER 12 Moving Average Convergence/Divergence 91
CHAPTER 13 Bollinger Bands 103
CHAPTER 14 Position Sizing and Money Management 113
CHAPTER 15 Swing Trading 119
CHAPTER 16 Rules and Guidelines to Better Trading 123
CHAPTER 17 38 Steps to Becoming a Successful Trader 127
About the Video 131