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Trading for Dummies
Now updated -- your guide to trading success regardless of the market! Want to make smarter trading decisions? This strategy-packed, no-nonsense guide presents a proven system for analyzing stocks, trends, and indicators and setting a buy-and-sell range beforehand to decrease your risk in both up and down markets. You'll discover the benefits of position trading, conduct t ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published April 27th 2009 by For Dummies
(first published August 27th 2004)
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This book is not as much about trading stock and other things as much as it is about trading them using the author's approach, which is heavily based on technical analysis. The ideas are explained pretty well as is normal for Dummies books, and I found them interesting since I have very little knowledge of technical analysis. However, the authors could have focused a bit more on their topic and given some more depth, such as discussing why their approach does or does not work, and the assumption ...more
James really enjoyed this book and wanted me to read it too. I started it, and so far it's been a good lesson about the stock market... but I'm not inherently interested in finance, and the current economic climate has been a fantastic excuse for me to procrastinate this one.
A lot of very helpful information for anyone interested in trading. You do need to have at least a basic background in finance to understand all the terms, since the author jumps right in and expects a little bit of prior knowledge.