Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Day Trading 5 Chapter 1: So You Want to Be a Day Trader 7 Chapter 2: Planning to Succeed As a Day Trader 23 Chapter 3: Deciding What to Trade and How to Trade It 45 Chapter 4: Defining Trading: Risk, Reward, and Timing 69 Chapter 5: Regulation and the Modern Trader 81 Part II: Exploring Popular Day-Trading Strategies 97 Chapter 6: Managing Your Money and Positions 99 Chapter 7: Technical Analysis 101 115 Chapter 8: Following Market Indicators and Tried-and-True Day-Trading Strategies 137 Chapter 9: Increasing Risk and Potential Return with Short Selling and Leverage 161 Chapter 10: Looking for Easy Profits: Navigating the Tricky World of Arbitrage and High-Frequency Trading 177 Chapter 11: All About Accounts 191 Part III: Necessities and Niceties for Successful Day Trading 205 Chapter 12: Equipping to Day Trade 207 Chapter 13: Researching Research Services 215 Chapter 14: Stress Management in the Trading Day 231 Chapter 15: Taxes for Traders 243 Chapter 16: But Did You Make Money? Testing, Tracking, and Evaluating Performance 263 Chapter 17: Day Trading for Investors 283 Part IV: The Part of Tens 295 Chapter 18: Ten Good Reasons to Day Trade 297 Chapter 19: Ten or So Good Reasons to Avoid Day Trading 303 Chapter 20: Ten Common Day-Trading Mistakes 309 Chapter 21: Ten Tested Money-Management Techniques 315 Appendix: Additional Resources for Day Traders 321 Index 329
Ann C. Logue, MBA, has more than a dozen years of experience working in financial services and has taught business administration at the University of Illinois. She is a finance writer who has written numerous articles on investment and has edited publications on equity trading and risk management.
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