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Trading is generally far more difficult in practice than in theory. The reality is that no trade set up or individual trader or system can identify profitable trades in advance with complete certainty. In "A Year of Trading, " long-time trader Peter Brandt reveals the anxieties and uncertainties of trading in a diary of his 2009 trades. He explains his thought process as h ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published January 14th 2011 by Wiley
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Vitalijus Sostak
Oct 13, 2014 Vitalijus Sostak rated it it was amazing
One of RARE gems in trading/speculating literature!
Numerous authors spill the ink about general principles, philosophy, abstract advice or other things related to the topic.
This book is designed around cold numbers: an six-months ex ante experiment in trading, presented in a form of diary. Yes, P. Brandt gives the readers few introductory chapters on his beliefs and principles (they're interesting and important, too!), but majority of the book is in essence a trading diary, explaining in detail
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Sep 07, 2012 Alvin Lim marked it as to-read
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"We've all read about the high rollers who go boom and bust, but this book is different. Packed with straightforward prose, practical knowledge and honest counsel, Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader delivers far more than the title promises. Peter Brandt methodically explains what no one has before: how a dedicated individual can trade for a living. If that is your destination, this is your ticket. "- "Robert Prechter, Elliott Wave International""This book is insanely great. The refreshing ...more
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