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Van K. Tharp – Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom – Review

First edition of the book was published in 1999, this one is the second edition and was published in 2007. In a quite long foreword already there are several good points about trading. Van Tharp tells how everyone trades his or her beliefs about the market and how his beliefs have changed over the course […]

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Adam Grimes – The Art and Science of Technical Analysis – Review

Published in 2012 by a discretionary trader Adam Grimes, this book is all about the basics and logic about technical analysis in financial trading, why and how it works. Some say technical analysis works because everyone looks at the charts and anticipates the same way but Grimes goes back to the Dow chart of 1929 […]

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Jack D. Schwager – Market Wizards – Review

The Market Wizards series from Jack D. Schwager is classics. Out of 100 episodes of trading podcasts I’ve listened to, in half of them these books have been mentioned. Just because of its popularity I guess you need to read them if you want to be serious about trading. His first book was released in […]

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Always use the same risk size

So far no trades had kept me awake at night until this one. It wasn’t about the trade setup, news or anything on the chart.. it was about risk size. Because NFLX had a similar drop just before FB on similar reasons (less user growth) but spiked back up quickly on the same day leaving […]

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Dr. Alexander Elder – Come into My Trading Room – Review

It’s another book from Dr. Elder published in 2002. Much of the content overlaps with his other book I already reviewed, but it makes sense as it also reflects the work of Dr. Elder. If you want to know more about his recent writing, check my review on Trading for a Living. Come into My […]