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The New Sell and Sell Short: How to Take Profits, Cut Losses, and Benefit from Price Declines

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A detailed look at one of the most underestimated aspects of trading-selling In The New Sell and Sell Short, Second Edition, Dr. Alexander Elder explains how to exit a stock at the right time and how to initiate a short position to profit from a stock that is showing weakness. Often overlooked, selling properly enables a trader to cut losses and maximize profits. Moreover ...more
ebook, 368 pages
Published February 16th 2011 by Wiley (first published January 1st 2008)
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Mike Oksenenko
Jan 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: trading, _elder_list_
Best reading order:

1) To Trade or Not to Trade (Alexander Elder)
2) Two Roads Diverged (Alexander Elder)
3) Trading for a Living (Alexander Elder)
4) Entries and Exits (Alexander Elder)
5) Come Into My Trading Room (Alexander Elder)
6) Sell and Sell Short (Alexander Elder)
Reid
May 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: the-street
Dr. Alexander Elder has created a valuable guide to using certain reliable economic chart indicators to predict when price will change direction and revert to its moving average. He includes plenty of charts and includes demonstrations with stocks and other securities; he includes a trade on the price of gold, showing that his system works there.

He also includes valuable anecdotes about how people sometimes give him unintentional "signals" that a market has peaked and it is time to sell. He cau
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Russ
Jul 09, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Elder relies on relatively complex technical analysis. Not for me but if you are a full time trader, you may find value in his systems.
Todd
Jan 26, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent book, but a lot of material was previously covered in Dr. Elder's 2 previous books.
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excellent like the previous one!
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Dr. Alexander Elder is a professional trader based in New York City. He is the author of a dozen books, including Come into My Trading Room (Barron's 2002 Book of the Year) and Trading for a Living, considered modern classics among traders.

Dr. Elder was born in Leningrad and grew up in Estonia, where he entered medical school at the age of 16. At 23, while working as a ship's doctor, he jumped a S
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