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Moods and Markets: A New Way to Invest in Good Times and in Bad
By Peter Atwater
Jul 23, 2012
Peter Atwater explains that markets are not moved by corporate or economic data or even by external events but by us; by how we feel—our mood—and, importantly, by how changes in our mood drive our preferences and in turn the specific decisions that we make every day.
Introduction to Profiting with Synthetic Annuities: Option Strategies to Increase Yield and Control Portfolio Risk
By Michael Lovelady
Jul 2, 2012
Michael Lovelady introduces his book, which covers adding options to the design set—not as trading devices, but as structural long-term components of securities and portfolios.
Technical Analysis of Gaps: What Are Gaps?
By Julie R. Dahlquist, Richard J. Bauer
Jun 27, 2012
Julie R. Dahlquist and Richard J. Bauer introduce their book, which provides a comprehensive study of gaps in an attempt to isolate gaps which present profitable trading strategies.
The Option Trader's Hedge Fund: An Insurance Business Case Study
By Mark Sebastian
Jun 18, 2012
This chapter shows you how to create a business of trading options successfully by using the framework of an insurance company.
Introduction to The Option Trader's Hedge Fund: A Business Framework for Trading Equity and Index Options
By Dennis A. Chen, Mark Sebastian
Jun 6, 2012
Dennis A. Chen and Mark Sebastian introduce their book, which suggests a framework for trading options profitably; this framework has been used by an option trading hedge fund. The book is a road map for anyone wanting to trade options, with guidelines on how to run an option trading business successfully.
Introduction to The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price, 2nd Edition
By Lynn O'Shaughnessy
May 31, 2012
Lynn O'Shaughnessy saved about $125,000 off the sticker price of her son and daughter’s college educations, and just as importantly, they both picked schools where they could grow academically. Lynn introduces second edition of The College Solution so you too can become an empowered consumer and accomplish much the same thing with your children.
Making College More Affordable
By Lynn O'Shaughnessy
May 15, 2012
Lynn O'Shaughnessy explains that the best way to increase your family’s chances of capturing a price cut is to understand the motivation behind the pricing discrimination that routinely happens behind closed doors on college campuses. When money is limited, and it is for nearly all institutions of higher education, colleges and universities do play favorites with their applicants.
The College Solution: Where to Find the Money
By Lynn O'Shaughnessy
May 14, 2012
Lynn O'Shaughnessy shares where to find cash for college in the form of grants, awards, and scholarships.
Introduction to Beating the Indexes: Investing in Convertible Bonds to Improve Performance and Reduce Risk
By Bill Feingold
May 10, 2012
Bill Feingold introduces his book, which will show you not only how you can make good money in convertible bonds, but also also have a lot of fun with them.
Introduction to Automated Option Trading: Create, Optimize, and Test Automated Trading Systems
By Sergey Izraylevich, Vadim Tsudikman
Mar 14, 2012
The authors of Automated Option Trading: Create, Optimize, and Test Automated Trading Systems introduce their book, which presents a concept of developing an automated system tailored specifically for options trading. It was written to provide a framework for transforming investment ideas into properly defined and formalized algorithms allowing consistent and disciplined realization of testable trading strategies.
Introduction to Winning with ETF Strategies: Top Asset Managers Share Their Methods for Beating the Market
By Max Isaacman
Mar 1, 2012
In this introduction to his book, Max Isaacman explains why ETFs are the most important securities released to both individual and professional investors.
A Pragmatist's Guide to Leveraged Finance: Credit Analysis for Bonds and Bank Debt
By Robert S. Kricheff
Feb 29, 2012
In this introduction to his book, Robert S. Kricheff discusses what the market is, how companies become part of the leveraged finance market, unique aspects of leveraged finance credit analysis, and the two starting points of credit analysis.
What Is FOREX?
By Carley Garner
Jan 23, 2012
Carley Garner discusses FOREX hours, regulation, margin and market liquidity.
Using Technical Analysis to Interpret Economic Data
By Charles D. Kirkpatrick
Dec 21, 2011
This chapter covers the technical analysis techniques that are used later in determining the success or failure of market timing systems based on economic data. They do not include the standard chart pattern analysis, but instead they include the analysis of trends using moving averages and other methods.
Why Your Credit Score Matters
By Liz Weston
Dec 1, 2011
Credit scores can have enormous repercussions for your wallet, your future, and your peace of mind. Liz Weston explains the cost of having a bad credit score, how credit scoring has changed over the years, and consumers' battles to have access to credit scores.
Introduction to Your Credit Score: How to Improve the 3-Digit Number That Shapes Your Financial Future
By Liz Weston
Nov 30, 2011
The days of easy lending aren’t likely to come back any time soon. So now more than ever, knowing how to fix, improve, and protect your credit score is essential for successfully navigating your financial life.
Beware the Keynesian Mirage
By Tony Crescenzi
Oct 31, 2011
Tony Crescenzi explains why it is a fallacy to believe that the ability of nations to issue ever-increasing amounts of new debt at the Keynesian Endpoint will be the same as it was in the past, and it is lunacy to believe that in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis that bond investors will turn a blind eye to a continuation of fiscal profligacy.
Preface to The Option Trader's Workbook: A Problem-Solving Approach, 2nd Edition
By Jeff Augen
Oct 27, 2011
Jeff Augen introduces his book, which is designed to let investors explore a vast array of rules and trade structures by solving real-life problems.
Introduction to Buy and Hedge: The 5 Iron Rules for Investing Over the Long Term
By Jay Pestrichelli, Wayne Ferbert
Oct 26, 2011
The authors explain that if you think the market has the potential for significant turmoil and volatility and you worry that it is possible that this is the new normal, this book will work for you.
Introduction to the Inner Voice of Trading: Eliminate the Noise, and Profit from the Strategies That Are Right for You
By Michael Martin
Oct 3, 2011
In this introduction to his book, Michael Martin attempts to shed light on how successful traders combine intellect and self-awareness and what they do to obtain it.

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