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Maverick Trading

Book Description

Don’t conform to Wall Street’s rules. Be your own trader—Maverick style.


Wall Street’s dirty secret is out—you don’t need a professional to manage your money, and you can beat the market on a consistent basis. All that’s required are three things: personal dedication, a sound risk management strategy, and the trading system outlined in this book. Yes, it’s that simple.

As active traders at the private proprietary trading firm Maverick Trading, the authors have taught hundreds of budding traders how to end their relationship with the so-called professionals and trade on their own, using the same system the firm used to generate gains of more than 100% in 2008, 50% in 2009, and 50% in 2010. It’s not a get-rich-quick scheme.

It’s a long-term methodology designed to create steady wealth you can live on, retire on, and pass down to the next generation. Maverick Trading teaches you how to:

• Design a portfolio using long and short options

• Read OHLC and Candlestick charts

• Hedge your investments with options

• Create a risk-assessment tool kit

• Mentally prepare yourself for the life of a trader

It’s not complicated. In the authors’ own words, “The system in this book relies on pattern recognition, impeccable risk management, understanding yourself, and fifth-grade math.”

The hard part is up to you. You have to make the decision to go all in. Full-time. No turning back. Once you do it, you’ll wonder what took you so long. Let Maverick Trading put you on the path to the life you were supposed to lead.