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The Master Swing Trader: Tools and Techniques to Profit from Outstanding Short-Term Trading Opportunities
Swing trading is gaining popularity as a powerful method to increase returns--and potentially lower risks--by profiting from short-term price moves. The Master Swing Trader explains how traders can use technical analysis, charting, and market sentiment to make trades that hold through price fluctuations and noise with wider stops. This complete, practical guide to making p ...more
Hardcover, 443 pages
Published January 3rd 2001 by McGraw-Hill Education
(first published December 13th 2000)
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Read this July of 2016 for the second or third time, well really, just skimmed it to see if my 2 rating was good. I would say yes, it is, perhaps a 2 plus. I learned little that I did not know, so perhaps my 40 years of trading and investing is unfair to the author. I'm not a big fan of candlesticks that he uses mainly because I'm not a big fan of one day analysis, and yes, I realize that trends may change on a one day event, but more is better in my view. Until I started seeing the entire tren ...more
As stated before me by some readers, this book is a good way to learn some technical analysis, I would have given it more stars if it didn't have such misleading title and please don't make it easy sounding because some people will really fall into a quagmire.
Alan S. Farley is publisher and editor of the Hard Right Edge web portal (www.hardrightedge.com), a well-respected resource for short-term trading that provides thousands of traders and investors with free educational materials covering technical analysis, short-term trading tactics, and more. An accomplished private trader and nationally recognized educator on technical analysis and short-term tr ...moreMore about Alan S. Farley...