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Introduction to Options for the Beginner and Beyond
By W. Edward Olmstead
Jan 11, 2013
The goal of this chapter is to familiarize the beginner with call and put options, and demonstrate some of the basic ways to use options.
A Crash Course in Commodities
By Carley Garner
Dec 27, 2012
Carley Garner discusses the establishment and evolution of commodities markets, including commodities exchanges, futures contracts, and commodity options.
The Boom and Bust Cycles of Commodities...and Now Brokerage Firms
By Carley Garner
Dec 26, 2012
Carley Garner introduces her book, A Trader's First Book on Commodities.
Introduction to Wealth: Grow It and Protect It
By Stuart E. Lucas
Dec 20, 2012
Stuart E. Lucas introduces his book, which focuses on what an individual like you and families like yours can do to protect and grow your wealth, share it with others, and build lasting personal and family legacies based on it.
Protecting and Growing Your Wealth
By Stuart E. Lucas
Dec 20, 2012
What can an individual like you and families like yours do to protect and grow your wealth, share it with others, enjoy financial security, and build lasting personal and family legacies?
Introduction to Europe's Financial Crisis
By John Authers
Dec 13, 2012
John Authers introduces his book, which tells the story of how Europe slipped into crisis, how developments in the United States and the emerging markets contributed to its problems, and why this matters for the rest of the world, notably the United States.
Preface to Option Strategies for Earnings Announcements
By Ping Zhou, John Shon
Oct 17, 2012
The authors of Option Strategies for Earnings Announcements: A Comprehensive, Empirical Analysis explain how by trading on corporate earnings, investors can reliably profit in both up and down markets, while avoiding market risk for nearly the entire quarter.
Option Strategies for Earnings Announcements: Opportunities and Risks
By Ping Zhou, John Shon
Oct 11, 2012
Because earnings announcement trades involve transacting around a short, well-defined window of time, they can, when properly implemented, produce positive returns regardless of the market environment. The authors explain the opportunities and risks around earnings announcements.
Preface to The Trading Methodologies of W.D. Gann: A Guide to Building Your Technical Analysis Toolbox
By Hima Reddy
Oct 5, 2012
Hima Reddy explains her initial introduction to W.D. Gann and her motivation for writing "The Trading Methodologies of W.D. Gann: A Guide to Building Your Technical Analysis Toolbox."
Improve Your Investing Methods: Undertand the Work of W.D. Gann
By Hima Reddy
Oct 4, 2012
Hima Reddy shares W. D. Gann's forecasting/trading successes to give you confidence that the information ahead in her book will help improve your own investing methods.
Pensions Are Dying; Long Live Pensions
By Moshe A. Milevsky
Sep 28, 2012
Moshe A. Milevsky explains that with the decline of traditional defined beneft pensions, retirement income planning is more than just having the right mix of investments or saving enough in your 401(k) plan. A large sum of money in an investment plan—however you define large—doesn’t guarantee you a secure retirement. The strategy you employ and the products you purchase with your nest egg will be more important than the size of that nest egg.
Preface to the Second (Revised) Edition of Are You a Stock or a Bond?: Identify Your Own Human Capital for a Secure Financial Future
By Moshe A. Milevsky
Sep 28, 2012
Human capital is likely the most valuable asset that you own over your lifecycle. Therefore, you should make certain to balance any-and-all “allocation” decisions regarding financial capital, with the economic characteristics of your human capital, as Moshe A. Milevsky explains in this preface to his book.
Introduction to Technical Analysis
By Charles D. Kirkpatrick, Julie R. Dahlquist
Sep 26, 2012
Charles D. Kirkpatrick II and Julie Dahlquist introduce their book, which will help you learn, review, and master all key elements of technical analysis, preparing you to earn the Market Technician Association's prestigious CMT certification.
Balanced Budget, Balanced Life: Setting Your Financial Priorities
By Liz Weston
Sep 18, 2012
Liz Weston offers strategies and techniques that can help you build a budget that works.
Introduction to There Are No Dumb Questions About Money: Answers and Advice to Help You Make the Most of Your Finances
By Liz Weston
Sep 17, 2012
Liz Weston introduces her book, which is a series of Q&As based on personal finance questions she has answered over the years in her newspaper column.
Mark Zandi on Financial Shock to Financial Panic
By Mark Zandi
Sep 12, 2012
While there remains much to be nervous and frustrated about, it is impressive how much progress has been made in righting the wrongs that got us into the financial mess of that last few years. Mark Zandi argues that Our economic future has never been brighter.
Saving for Retirement: Start Investing Early or Start Now
By Gail MarksJarvis
Aug 16, 2012
Gail MarksJarvis explains that the key to saving for retirement is to start now because today’s money will get you much further than next month’s.
The Secrets of Economic Indicators: Hidden Clues to Future Economic Trends and Investment Opportunities
By Bernard Baumohl
Aug 15, 2012
How do you discern which indicators are worth watching and which ones to view with skepticism or even ignore? How does an investor employ economic indicators to help choose which stocks and bonds to buy and sell, and when? Which measures should a business forecaster follow to spot coming economic trends? What key indicators should corporate chiefs rely on to help them decide whether to hire new workers or invest in new equipment? Bernard Baumohl discusses these issues in this introduction to his book.
Why the Stock Markets Are Broken
By Joseph C. Saluzzi, Sal L. Arnuk
Aug 9, 2012
The authors of Broken Markets explains that what was an imperfect, yet elegant, oligopoly of a few stock exchanges has become horribly fragmented, operating at insane speeds, in a crazy dance of arbitrage.
Introduction to Broken Markets: How High Frequency Trading and Predatory Practices on Wall Street are Destroying Investor Confidence and Your Portfolio
By Sal L. Arnuk, Joseph C. Saluzzi
Aug 6, 2012
In this introduction to their book, Joseph C. Saluzzi and Sal L. Arnuk question the roles of stock exchanges and HFT firms, the value they are adding, and the damage they are doing.

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