Business of Share Trading: From Starting Out to Cashing in with Trading

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John Wiley & Sons, May 9, 2012 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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Successful trader and best-selling author Leon Wilson knows how to make a living trading on the sharemarket. He also knows that because trading requires discipline, time and self-education, 90 per cent of those who attempt it will fail within two years.

In concise and clear language, The Business of Share Trading, second edition, shows how you can take control and profit from an active sharemarket portfolio. From developing a plan and financing your capital investment, to setting up a home office and keeping accurate records, this newly expanded edition offers step-by-step guidance to all aspects of running a successful trading business.

Updated to reflect the changes that have occurred in the industry over the past decade, the Business of Share Trading contains everything you need to know about:

  • Fundamental, technical and combination analysis
  • Dealing with brokers, data suppliers, ISPs and information sources
  • Trend trading, break-out trading and reversal trading
  • Trade entities and exits, position sizing and stop-loss management.

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The Business Of Share
Basic principles and techniques
Basic nuts and bolts
Discount broker
Online or direct brokers
Tools of the trade
a timely warning
Trading capital
What should I trade?
Midcap market capitalisation 50 million
Speculative market capitalisation less than
The BeST style and structure
Record keeping
In need of direction
sacred cows

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Leon Wilson has been trading the markets for over 20 years and runs a successful share trading business. For more information visit

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