Trading Commodities, Commodity Options and Currencies (Collection)

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Start profiting from commodities, commodity options, and currencies! All you need to know, in 3 practical, easy-to-use books!

Start profiting from commodities, commodity options, and currencies! Here’s all the knowledge you need, in three comprehensive, easy-to-understand eBooks – all at one low price. In A Trader's First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to The World's Fastest Growing Market, top trader/instructor Carley Garner brings together the crucial commodities information you need before you make your first trade. Garner explains the entire trading process, demystifies the unique language of commodities trading, shows how to avoid costly mistakes, and introduces indispensable market analysis techniques and trading strategies. Next, in Commodity Options, Garner and co-author Paul Brittain introduce powerful new trading techniques for the expanding commodities marketplace. Garner and Brittain present strategies optimized for the unique characteristics of commodity options, illuminating the true risks and rewards with easy-to-understand charts and visuals that help you match your approach to your personal risk tolerance. Finally, in Currency Trading in the Forex and Futures Markets, Garner covers everything you new to know to earn big profits in currency trading – and avoid these markets’ unique pitfalls and aggressive, unscrupulous marketers. Garner reviews each major venue for trading currencies, including Forex spot markets, currency futures, and currency ETFs, and demystifies issues ranging from market access to profit calculation, risk to analysis. Using these three widely-praised eBooks, you can identify markets and approaches that best serve your objectives, avoid costly errors, and earn huge new profits in any market environment.

From leading options traders, columnists, and instructorsCarley Garner and Paul Brittain

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Contents
  4. A Trader’s First Book on Commodities
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Authors
    5. Introduction. The Rise and Fall of Commodities
    6. Chapter 1. A Crash Course in Commodities
    7. Chapter 2. Hedging Versus Speculating
    8. Chapter 3. The Organized Chaos of Open Outcry and the Advent of Electronic Trading
    9. Chapter 4. Account Access, Trading Platforms, and Quote Vendor
    10. Chapter 5. Choosing a Brokerage Firm
    11. Chapter 6. Finding a Broker That “Fits” and Choosing a Service Level
    12. Chapter 7. Order Types and How to Use Them
    13. Chapter 8. Making Cents of Commodity Quotes
    14. Chapter 9. Figuring in Financial Futures-Stock Indices, Interest Rates, and Currencies
    15. Chapter 10. Coping with Margin Calls
    16. Chapter 11. The Only Magic in Trading-Emotional Stability
    17. Chapter 12. Trading Is a Business-Have a Plan
    18. Chapter 13. Why You Should Speculate in Futures
    19. Chapter 14. Futures Slang and Terminology
    20. Index
    21. Financial Times Press
  5. Commodity Options: Trading and Hedging Volatility in the World’s Most Lucrative Market
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Author
    5. Introduction: An Unconventional but Effective Approach to Option Trading
    6. Chapter 1: Option Basics: A Crash Course in Option Mechanics
    7. Chapter 2: An Option Is an Option Is an Option...Think Again
    8. Chapter 3: Long Option Strategies
    9. Chapter 4: Short Option Strategies
    10. Chapter 5: Credit Spreads
    11. Chapter 6: Limited Risk Option Spreads
    12. Chapter 7: Synthetic Swing Trading
    13. Chapter 8: The Other Ratio Spreads
    14. Chapter 9: Limited Risk Range Trades
    15. Chapter 10: Synthetic Long Option Plays
    16. Chapter 11: An Option Trade from Top to Bottom
    17. Chapter 12: The Wizard of Oddz: Applying Option Strategies in the “Real World”
    18. Chapter 13: Margins and Option Trading
    19. Chapter 14: Commodity Trading Myths
    20. Appendix A Futures Contract Specifications
    21. Glossary
    22. Index
    23. Financial Times Press
  6. Currency Trading in the FOREX and Futures Markets
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the Author
    5. Introduction to the World of Currencies
    6. 1. What Is FOREX?
    7. 2. Making “Cents” of Currency Pairs
    8. 3. FX Brokers and the Reality of Transaction Costs
    9. 4. Is FOREX the Currency Casino?
    10. 5. FOREX Trading Quotes and Calculations
    11. 6. What Are Currency Futures?
    12. 7. Calculating in Currency Futures
    13. 8. Currency ETFs Versus FOREX and Futures
    14. 9. Order Types and Choosing a Currency Trading Platform
    15. 10. Currency Options
    16. 11. Currency Market Fundamental
    17. 12. Getting Technical with Currencies
    18. 13. Tips and Tricks for Currency Traders
    19. 14. Currency Lingo
    20. Index
    21. Financial Times Press

Product information

  • Title: Trading Commodities, Commodity Options and Currencies (Collection)
  • Author(s): Paul Brittain Carley Garner
  • Release date: May 2012
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780133091335