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Short Term Trading Strategies That Work contains 16 trading strategies that can improve your trading and can help you make money in any type of market. This book has received very high reviews and is highly rated on Amazon.com.
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Former Head of Trading for Fidelity Capital Markets
In Short Term Trading Strategies That Work Larry Connors, CEO and Founder of TradingMarkets, discusses 16 simple strategies crucial to the success of any trader or investor. These strategies have been back-tested from 1995, and, more importantly, have also been traded by Larry and his team under multiple market conditions.This is the must have book for anyone seeking to improve their trading in any market condition.
You'll see strategies and methods which you've likely never seen before, all of which are statistically backed by more than a decade's worth of research.
The Single Best Oscillator for Traders Do you know what's the best oscillator to use for your trading? In Chapter 9 you'll learn the one oscillator Larry believes is the closest to being the holy grail of oscillators. And you'll see the test results when applied to over 77,000 trades since 1995!
How to Make Your Trading Edges Even Bigger On pages 39-48, Larry will teach you the one simple technique to help make your daily trading edges even greater.
Learn to Properly Trade ETFs Larry teaches you some of his best strategies to trade popular ETFs like the SPYs, QQQQ's and many of the more actively traded ETFs. Professionals are flocking to ETFs and now you'll have in your possession statistically backed ETF strategies you'll be able to apply for years to come.
How to Trade Using the VIX Do you use the VIX to time your trades? You'll learn numerous ways to use the VIX, many which have been over 70% correct going back more than a decade.
Trading is as mentally tough as any profession in the world. Now learn from a world class expert, who Larry interviewed on extreme psychological training and what it takes to succeed not only in trading but in all walks of life.
About the Authors
Larry Connors - CEO and Founder of TradingMarkets
Larry Connors has 30 years of experience working in the financial markets industry. He started his career in 1982 at Merrill Lynch when the Dow was at 800 and later moved on to become a Vice President with Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette (DLJ).
Larry has built two multi-million dollar financial market companies. TradingMarkets was founded in 1999 with Kevin Haggerty (Kevin is the former head of trading for Fidelity Capital Markets). The Connors Group was twice awarded as the 10 fastest growing private companies by the Entrex Private Company Index.
Larry has authored top-selling books on market strategies and volatility trading, including How Markets Really Work and Street Smarts (with Linda Raschke). Street Smarts was selected by Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine as one of "The Classics" for trading books written in the 20th century. His latest book, High Probability ETF Trading was selected by SFO Magazine as one of the Ten Best Investment and Trading Books for 2009.
Larry has been featured and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Barron's, Bloomberg TV & Radio, Bloomberg Magazine, Dow Jones Newswire, Yahoo Finance, E-Trade Financial Daily, Futures Magazine, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, and many others. Larry has also been a featured speaker at a number of major investment conferences over the past two decades.
Larry has also successfully managed money since 1994 in two separate private partnerships. Larry is widely regarded as one of the leading educators in the financial markets industry.
Most recently Larry has conceptualized and led the creation of The Machine, the financial industry's first and only software product that allows individuals to build customized portfolios of stocks and ETFs based on quantified and fully backtested strategies.
Cesar Alvarez, Director of Research for Connors Research LLC
Cesar was a senior designer of Excel, helping Microsoft further create and build-out Excel. For the past 8 years he has been a professional market researcher.
Cesar has been at the forefront of stock market research, having developed a number of successful trading systems now used by numerous investors and fund managers in the United States and internationally. He is also co-author of High Probability ETF Trading.
Cesar attended the University of California, Berkeley where he received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1989 and his Masters of Science in Computer Science in 1990.