Secrets of the Trading Pros: Techniques & Tips that Pros Use to Beat the Markets

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John Wiley & Sons, May 23, 2007 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
Praise for Secrets of the Trading Pros

"In Secrets of the Trading Pros, Jack Bouroudjian shares the unique insight of a market veteran who has experienced all aspects of the marketplace-from exchange and industry leader to brokerage executive and market trader. The reader feels that Jack is sitting next to you telling his and the market's story, offering the view of an accomplished market participant who is passionate about his work. Jack's work is relevant reading, whether one is an investment professional or merely curious about how economic forces are displayed in the markets of today."
—Thomas A. Kloet, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Fimat USA, LLC

"Jack Bouroudjian is an accomplished expert in the art of trading equity futures. While no one alive knows all the secrets about trading, Jack has put together a formidable set of highly significant elements that are clearly important for success in trading."
—Leo Melamed, Chairman Emeritus, Chicago Mercantile Exchange


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Chapter 1 Trading Is an Art Not a Science
Chapter 2 Many Are Called Few Are Chosen
Chapter 3 Know Thy Market
Chapter 4 Managed Futures The Holy Grail
Chapter 5 Within Every Disappointment There Is a Gem of Opportunity
Chapter 6 Technical Analysis
Chapter 7 Random Walk Theory
Chapter 8 The Psychology of the Marketplace
Chapter 9 Demystifying Economic Releases
Chapter 10 Information Is Gold
Chapter 11 Risk Management

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About the author (2007)

H. Jack Bouroudjian has been senior vice president of equity futures for Nikko Securities, the second largest securities firm in Japan, and Credit Agricole Futures. He was also president of Commerz Futures, a division of Germany's third largest bank. At each of these firms, Bouroudjian built the equity futures operations from scratch and they flourished into thriving subsidiaries under his supervision. He has been a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) since 1987, and served on the CME Board of Directors from 1996–2002. He is currently a principal at the Brewer Investment Group, Inc.

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