Day trading can be perilous or profitable--depending upon the expertise of the trader. In this no-nonsense, take-no-prisoners guide, you learn how the market works and how to make it work for you. From screening stocks to conducting technical analyses, you learn everything active traders need to succeed in this tumultuous world, including:
What goes on behind the scenes in the market
How things can go wrong and how to reduce risk
Which kind of technical analyses work--and why
The best research and trading services to turn to for help
The ins and outs of chart patterns, like Candlesticks, Triangles, and Head and Shoulders
With real-life examples that illustrate the ups and downs inherent in this high-risk, high-profit business, this guide is all you need to trade wisely, quickly, and lucratively, no matter how new you are to the challenging game of day trading.
David Borman has been involved in the financial markets and trading since 1999. He has professionally worked at Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, TCM Custom House, Morgan Stanley, and Phillip Capital. He has been exposed to the trading and day trading of mutual funds, stocks, ETFs, Leveraged ETFs, Commodities, and Derivatives. He has worked right alongside the Risk Management Desk of a Singapore Based Futures Commission Merchant, where fifty million dollar margin calls were a daily occurrence. Within his own account, he has traded extensively using ETFs, precious metals, and currencies. He holds a BS in finance from Southern Illinois University, and a masters in accounting from DePaul University, and is working on his PhD in financial management from Northcentral University. When not trading, David finds the time shop for treasures at local antique shops. He is the author of Day Trading 101.