Contents

Cover

Series

Title Page

Copyright

Dedication

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I: The Casino Paradigm

Chapter 1: Developing Positive Expectancy Models

WHY TECHNICAL ANALYSIS HELPS

THE INEFFICIENT MARKET

IF IT FEELS GOOD, DON'T DO IT

“JUST MAKE THE MONEY”

FINAL THOUGHTS

Chapter 2: Price Risk Management Methodologies

ONE SURE THING

BASE OF PYRAMID

MIDDLE OF PYRAMID

APEX OF PYRAMID

PROS AND CONS OF THE RISK MANAGEMENT PYRAMID

PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: A CASE STUDY

FINAL THOUGHTS

Chapter 3: Maintaining Unwavering Discipline

DEFINING DISCIPLINE

DISCIPLINE AND THE POSITIVE EXPECTANCY MODEL

TYPES OF TRADERS

DISCIPLINE AND PRICE RISK MANAGEMENT

PATIENCE AND DISCIPLINE

FINAL THOUGHTS

Part II: Trading Tools and Techniques

Chapter 4: Capitalizing on the Cyclical Nature of Volatility

THE ONLY CONSTANT

DEFINING VOLATILITY WITH TECHNICAL INDICATORS

BUILDING POSITIVE EXPECTANCY MODELS WITH VOLATILITY INDICATORS

FINAL THOUGHTS

Chapter 5: Trading the Markets and Not the Money

TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS IS A LOT OF MONEY!

BABY NEEDS A NEW PAIR OF SHOES

TRADING WITH SCARED MONEY

TIME IS MONEY

FINAL THOUGHTS

Chapter 6: Minimizing Trader Regret

THE SOFTER SIDE OF DISCIPLINE

ISSUES FOR TREND FOLLOWERS

ISSUES FOR MEAN REVERSION TRADERS

FINAL THOUGHTS

Chapter 7: Timeframe Analysis

TRADITIONAL TIMEFRAME ANALYSIS

TIMEFRAME CONFIRMATION TRADING

TIMEFRAME DIVERGENCE TRADING

FINAL THOUGHTS

Chapter 8: How to Use Trading Models

MECHANICAL TRADING SYSTEMS

NONMECHANICAL MODELS

EQUITY TRADING MODELS

FINAL THOUGHTS ...

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