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Recommended Books

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Trading with the trend

Trend Following (Updated Edition): Learn to Make Millions in Up or Down Markets

Ever wonder who is at the opposite end of the trade when Bear Stearns and LTCM collapsed? This book not only tells you but explains what trend following is all about.  It provide facts and track records of the biggest hedge funds who employ the trend following approach to their trading.

Following the Trend: Diversified Managed Futures Trading

99% of all trading books can't back their strategies with hard cold statistics. This book is the 1%. Need I say more?

The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires

A true story of how a group of people is selected to learn how to trade. They had a 2-week crash course on trading and are left on their own afterward. The result? They made millions.
This book even includes the trading strategy that they used!

Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard: How to Achieve Super Performance in Stocks in Any Market

U.S. Investing Champion Mark Minervini reveals the proven, time-tested trading system he used to achieve triple-digit returns for five consecutive years, averaging 220% per year for a 33,500% compounded total return.

How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times and Bad

William J. O’Neil teaches you his powerful CAN SLIM® Investing System―a proven 7-step process for minimizing risk and maximizing gains.

Stocks on the Move: Beating the Market with Hedge Fund Momentum Strategies

Hedge fund manager, Andreas F. Clenow shows you how to generate better returns than mutual funds, with momentum investing.

Interview With Traders

Market Wizards, Updated: Interviews With Top Traders

This is the book that will get you up close and personal with superstar money-makers. Including the one about the trader who turned $30,000 into $80 million, the hedge fund manager who's averaged 30% returns every year for the past twenty-one years, and the T-bond futures trader who parlayed $25,000 into $2 billion!

The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders

The follow-up of Market Wizards. Entertaining, informative and invaluable.

Pit Bull: Lessons from Wall Street's Champion Day Trader

Welcome to the world of Martin "Buzzy" Schwartz, Champion Trader - the man whose nerves of steel and killer instinct in the canyons of Wall Street earned him the well-deserved name "Pit Bull." This is the true story of how Schwartz became the best of the best, of the people and places he discovered along the way and of the trader’s tricks and techniques he used to make his millions.

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

This most widely read, highly recommended trading book ever. Generations of readers have found that it has more to teach them about markets and people than years of experience. This is a timeless tale that will enrich your life—and your portfolio.

Technical Analysis

The Art & Science of Technical Analysis: Market Structure, Price Action & Trading Strategies

Modern day book which explains how technical analysis can be used to capture statistically validated patterns in certain types of market conditions.

Supported by extensive statistical analysis of the markets it gives you a realistic sense of how markets behave, when and how technical analysis works, and what it really takes to trade successfully.

Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications (New York Institute of Finance)

If you want to get started on technical analysis, this is the book to read.

Mind over Markets: Power Trading with Market Generated Information

Market Profile is used widely by professional scalpers. If you aspire to be one, you need to read this.

Stan Weinstein's Secrets For Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets

A simple book to read packed with practical trading knowledge you can use.  You will learn the exact time to buy, sell and exit your trades.

Worthy mentions

One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of Proprietary Trading

If you have an interest in working for a proprietary trading firm or want to be an intraday trader, this book will tell you what it takes.  Also, it tells you how professional traders read the depth of market.

Trading in the Zone: Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude

An excellent book on trading psychology.