How to Trade In Stocks

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 17, 2006 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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The Success Secrets of a Stock Market Legend

Jesse Livermore was a loner, an individualist-and the most successful stock trader who ever lived. Written shortly before his death in 1940, How to Trade Stocks offered traders their first account of that famously tight-lipped operator's trading system. Written in Livermore's inimitable, no-nonsense style, it interweaves fascinating autobiographical and historical details with step-by-step guidance on:

  • Reading market and stock behaviors
  • Analyzing leading sectors
  • Market timing
  • Money management
  • Emotional control

In this new edition of that classic, trader and top Livermore expert Richard Smitten sheds new light on Jesse Livermore's philosophy and methods. Drawing on Livermore's private papers and interviews with his family, Smitten provides priceless insights into the Livermore trading formula, along with tips on how to combine it with contemporary charting techniques. Also included is the Livermore Market Key, the first and still one of the most accurate methods of tracking and recording market patterns

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Review: How to Trade in Stocks

User Review  - David - Goodreads

This is a must read book for any trader attempting to make it big. Jesse Livermore, in many ways, is the complete opposite of financial role models like Warren Buffet. His take on the stock market is ... Read full review

Review: How to Trade in Stocks

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading this simple book about the trading methods of Jesse Livermore, written by one of the most famous traders Jesse Livermore. To be sure, I never heard of him before either except for ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Challenge of Speculation
1
Chapter 2 When Does a Stock Act Right?
13
Chapter 3 Follow the Leaders
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About the author (2006)

Jesse Livermore is a stock market legend who made and lost four stock market fortunes in 40 years. Livermore's revolutionary timing techniques, money management systems, and high-momentum approach to trading are as valid today as they were three-quarters of a century ago.

Richard Smitten teaches the “Jesse Livermore Trading System" and is developing "Trade Like Jesse Livermore" software. His other books include How to Trade Like Jesse Livermore and a number of novels.

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