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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Contents

Chapter 1 Trading Is an Art Not a Science
1
Chapter 2 Many Are Called Few Are Chosen
19
Chapter 3 Know Thy Market
35
Chapter 4 Managed Futures The Holy Grail
55
Chapter 5 Within Every Disappointment There Is a Gem of Opportunity
71
Chapter 6 Technical Analysis
89
Chapter 7 Random Walk Theory
105
Chapter 8 The Psychology of the Marketplace
119
Chapter 9 Demystifying Economic Releases
137
Chapter 10 Information Is Gold
155
Chapter 11 Risk Management
171
Index
187
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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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