Getting started in futures

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J. Wiley, 1989 - Business & Economics - 289 pages
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Getting Started in Futures explains in simple, easy-to-understand terms everything you need to know to start trading futures successfully. This book explains how to forecast prices, how hedging works, and how to take advantage of new electronic trading opportunities. This updated Fifth Edition discusses the increasingly important role of futures markets in foreign currencies, equity indexes, interest rates, and proper money management. There is also a complete chapter on single-stock futures-the newest financial futures market. Book jacket.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Basic Terms and Concepts
3
Futures Markets Today
15
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Todd Lofton is a past member and floor trader on the Chicago Board Opinions Exchange. He was president of Investor Publications and the first publisher and editor of "Futures" magazine. Lofton is also the author of Wiley's "Getting Started in Futures," which is now in its fifth edition. He received his master's degree in financial management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

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