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Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living (Paperback, 2 Rev Ed): Alexander Elder Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living (Paperback, 2 Rev Ed)
Alexander Elder
R886 R682 Discovery Miles 6 820 Save R204 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Test your trading knowledge and skills without risking any money You may read the best trading book, but how much of that knowledge will you retain a week later? This is why you need this Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living. It'll give you a firmer grasp of the essential trading rules and skills. This Study Guide, based on the bestselling trading book of all time, was created by its author to help you master the key points of his classic book. The Study Guide's 170 multiple-choice questions are divided into 11 chapters, each with its own rating scale. They cover the entire range of trading topics, from psychology to system design, from risk management to becoming an organized trader. Each question is linked to a specific chapter in the main book, while the Answers section functions like a mini-textbook. It doesn't just tell you that A is right or B is wrong it provides extensive comments on both the correct and incorrect answers. This Study Guide also contains 17 charts that challenge you to recognize various trading signals and patterns. Everything is designed to help you become a better trader. Consider getting two books as a package the Study Guide and The New Trading for a Living. They're designed to work together as a unique educational tool. The Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living is a valuable resource for any trader who wants to achieve sustainable market success.

Incerto (Deluxe Edition) - Fooled by Randomness, the Black Swan, the Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile, Skin in the Game... Incerto (Deluxe Edition) - Fooled by Randomness, the Black Swan, the Bed of Procrustes, Antifragile, Skin in the Game (Hardcover)
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
R5,053 R3,760 Discovery Miles 37 600 Save R1,293 (26%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Mutual Funds For Dummies (Paperback, 7th Edition): Eric Tyson Mutual Funds For Dummies (Paperback, 7th Edition)
Eric Tyson
R456 R330 Discovery Miles 3 300 Save R126 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Position your portfolio for growth with one of America's bestselling mutual fund books Are you looking for a trusted resource to help you add mutual funds to your investment strategy? With straightforward advice and a plethora of specific, up-to-date mutual fund recommendations, personal finance expert Eric Tyson helps you avoid fund-investing pitfalls and maximize your chances of success. Newly revised and updated, Mutual Funds For Dummies quickly and easily helps you pick the best funds, assemble and maintain your portfolio, and evaluate your funds' performance. In no time, it gets you up and running on exchange-traded funds, tax laws affecting investments in funds, how to evaluate different fund-investing strategies, and much more. Plan and implement a successful investment strategy that includes mutual funds Avoid fund-investing pitfalls Find the best-managed funds that match your financial goals Select among mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and other investing options Complemented with sample fund portfolios and updated forms that show you exactly how to accomplish your financial goals, this is your trusted resource for planning and implementing a successful investment strategy that includes mutual funds.

The Econometrics of Financial Markets (Hardcover, ISE ed): John Y. Campbell, Andrew W. Lo, A. Craig MacKinlay The Econometrics of Financial Markets (Hardcover, ISE ed)
John Y. Campbell, Andrew W. Lo, A. Craig MacKinlay
R1,675 R1,263 Discovery Miles 12 630 Save R412 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The past twenty years have seen an extraordinary growth in the use of quantitative methods in financial markets. Finance professionals now routinely use sophisticated statistical techniques in portfolio management, proprietary trading, risk management, financial consulting, and securities regulation. This graduate-level textbook is intended for PhD students, advanced MBA students, and industry professionals interested in the econometrics of financial modeling. The book covers the entire spectrum of empirical finance, including: the predictability of asset returns, tests of the Random Walk Hypothesis, the microstructure of securities markets, event analysis, the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Arbitrage Pricing Theory, the term structure of interest rates, dynamic models of economic equilibrium, and nonlinear financial models such as ARCH, neural networks, statistical fractals, and chaos theory.

Each chapter develops statistical techniques within the context of a particular financial application. This exciting new text contains a unique and accessible combination of theory and practice, bringing state-of-the-art statistical techniques to the forefront of financial applications. Each chapter also includes a discussion of recent empirical evidence, for example, the rejection of the Random Walk Hypothesis, as well as problems designed to help readers incorporate what they have read into their own applications

Report on the Development of Household Finance in Rural China (2014) (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.... Report on the Development of Household Finance in Rural China (2014) (Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016)
Li Gan, Zhichao Yin, Jijun Tan
R1,899 Discovery Miles 18 990 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The book reports on the development of household finances in rural China. It is based on the results of an on-site survey conducted door to door by a research team from the Survey and Research Center for China Household Finance, the largest survey center in China - and perhaps the world - that specializes in Chinese household finances. Directed by financial experts that enjoy the highest honors in their field and the largest interviewer group in China, it reveals the most realistic picture of rural China available today and highlights a topic about which people worry most: household finances. By reading this inspiring report, readers will be able to better understand China from a household finance perspective.

Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century: Innovation Across the Nonprofit, Private, and Public Sectors (Hardcover, Ed):... Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century: Innovation Across the Nonprofit, Private, and Public Sectors (Hardcover, Ed)
Georgia Levenson Keohane 1
R651 R516 Discovery Miles 5 160 Save R135 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

ARE YOU READY FOR THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP REVOLUTION?

""In her book Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, Georgia Levenson Keohane provides a great insight into the emergence of social business and entrepreneurship. Her work provides a clear-sighted analysis of the many different dynamics at play as we test new models and solutions for global economic change."" --MUHAMMAD YUNUS, 2006 Nobel Peace Laureate, author of Banker to the Poor

""Entrepreneurship and venture thinking don't reside only in Silicon Valley; they can be found in the nonprofit sector, and they are changing the social fabric of nations and cultures around the world. Just how the nonprofit sector has evolved into a powerful agent of social change is the story expertly told by Georgia Levenson Keohane in Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century. This is a hugely important book for those who want to understand the nonprofit world and its evolving role."" --ELIOT SPITZER, former governor of New York and host of Current TV's Viewpoint

""A timely, comprehensive, and well-written perspective on one of the most powerful, positive forces for social change in our world today. Keohane's book not only synthesizes her state-of-the-art knowledge of the field, but brings new insight into impact investing, the growing role of the social capital markets, the essentiality of valid performance measures, and the blurring of the lines between the social, public, and private sectors."" --WILLIAM F. MEEHAN III, Raccoon Partners Lecturer in Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Director Emeritus, McKinsey and Company

""There's been much talk of a 'social entrepreneurship' movement over the past decade. But what is it? How new is it? How has it influenced nonprofits as well as the private and public sectors? What are its virtues and its limitations? What risks are there in its embrace? Georgia Levenson Keohane has provided the most comprehensive, deeply researched, critical examination of social entrepreneurship to date."" --PHIL BUCHANAN, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy

Modern social entrepreneurship is transforming the way we invest our money and change the world. Within 10 years, investors will channel hundreds of billions of dollars to achieve positive social and environmental impact in housing, health, education, energy, and financial services across the globe. While there are extraordinary financial and social gains to be made, many unanswered questions remain.

What's the best way to harness markets to promote social change? And what kinds of investments can we make across the nonprofit, private, and public sectors to achieve a more shared prosperity?

This book demystifies the complex world of social entrepreneurship, providing all the information you need to understand social investment and innovation, whether you're a private investor, policymaker, nonprofit manager, or passionate and engaged donor.

In clear and straightforward language, former McKinsey executive Georgia Levenson Keohane charts the development of what the "New York Times" calls "the emerging hybrid of philanthropy and private equity." In "Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century," a must-read for anyone interested in innovative solutions to social problems, Keohane: Shows how social entrepreneurship has radically transformed the nonprofit, private, and public sectors Explores the promise of impact investing--what it really is and how it works Illuminates the challenges of bringing billions of dollars in private capital to bear on social problems Identifies smart public policies that promote social innovation at the local and national levels Recommends specific investment opportunities you can act on now

With in-depth coverage of cutting-edge social programs and philanthropic initiatives, "Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century" provides the knowledge and tools you need to be a responsibly engaged investor and citizen in the coming decades.

The Snowball Effect - Using Dividend & Interest Reinvestment To Help You Retire On Time (Hardcover): Timothy J. McIntosh The Snowball Effect - Using Dividend & Interest Reinvestment To Help You Retire On Time (Hardcover)
Timothy J. McIntosh
R458 R396 Discovery Miles 3 960 Save R62 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Millionaire Traders - How Everyday People Are Beating Wall Street at Its Own Game (Paperback): Kathy Lien, Boris Schlossberg Millionaire Traders - How Everyday People Are Beating Wall Street at Its Own Game (Paperback)
Kathy Lien, Boris Schlossberg
R353 R268 Discovery Miles 2 680 Save R85 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Trading is a battle between you and the market. And while you might not be a financial professional, that doesn't mean you can't win this battle.
Through interviews with twelve ordinary individuals who have worked hard to transform themselves into extraordinary traders, "Millionaire Traders" reveals how you can beat Wall Street at its own game.

Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this book introduces you to a dozen successful traders-some who focus on equities, others who deal in futures or foreign exchange-and examines the paths they've taken to capture considerable profits.

With this book as your guide, you'll quickly become familiar with a variety of strategies that can be used to make money in today's financial markets. Those that will help you achieve this goal include:

Tyrone Ball: trades Nasdaq stocks almost exclusively, and his ability to change with the times has enabled him to prosper during some of the most treacherous market environments in recent history. AShkan Bolour: one of the earliest entrants into the retail forex market, he trades in the direction of the major trend, rather than trying to find reversals. Frank Law: a technician at heart, identifies a trading zone, commits to it, and scales down as long as the zone holds. Paul Willette: has mastered a method that allows him to harvest some profits right away, while ensuring that he can still benefit from an occasional extension run in his favor.

Order your copy today and beat the Street.

The Investment Writing Handbook - How to Craft Effective Communications to Investors (Hardcover): Assaf Kedem The Investment Writing Handbook - How to Craft Effective Communications to Investors (Hardcover)
Assaf Kedem
R1,206 R1,107 Discovery Miles 11 070 Save R99 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The writing "bible" for financial professionals The Investment Writing Handbook provides practical, accessible guidance for crafting more effective investor communications. Written by an award-winning writer, editor, and speechwriter, this book explains the principles and conventions that help writing achieve its purpose; whether you need to inform, educate, persuade, or motivate, you'll become better-equipped to develop a broad range of communications and literature for investor consumption. Examples from real-world financial institutions illustrate expert execution, while explanations and advice targeted specifically toward investor relations gives you the help you need quickly. From white papers and investment commentary to RFPs, product literature, and beyond, this book is the financial writer's "bible" that you should keep within arm's reach. Investment writing is one of the primary influences on investors' attitudes. It educates, informs decisions, shapes opinions, and drives behavior so shouldn't it be expertly-crafted to achieve its intended goal? This book explains the "tricks of the trade" to help you get your message across. * Understand the principles of effective investor communication * Master the conventions of informative and persuasive writing * Examine well-written sample documents from real-world institutions * Improve research papers, presentations, investor letters, marketing literature, and more Virtually all firms with investors as clients need to communicate to them regularly, but few financial professionals receive formal training in investor communications. When investors' opinions, attitudes, and actions determine the health of your company, it is vitally important that these communications not be left to chance. The Investment Writing Handbook provides essential guidance and clear explanations to help you transform your communication strategy, execution, and results.

Technical Analysis For Dummies (Paperback, 4th Edition): Barbara Rockefeller Technical Analysis For Dummies (Paperback, 4th Edition)
Barbara Rockefeller 1
R554 R446 Discovery Miles 4 460 Save R108 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Grasp and apply the basic principles of technical analysis Savvy traders know that the best way to maximize return is to interpret real-world market information for themselves rather than relying solely on the predictions of professional analysts. This straightforward guide shows you how to put this into profitable action--from basic principles and useful formulas to current theories on market trends and behavioral economics--to make the most lucrative decisions for your portfolio. The latest edition of Technical Analysis for Dummies includes a brand-new chapter on making the right decisions in a bull or bear market, an updated look at unique formulas and key indicators, as well as refreshed and practical examples that reflect today today's financial atmosphere. Become an expert in spotting market trends and key indicators Get the skinny on the latest research on behavioral economics Take a deep dive into how to read market sentiment and make it work for you Get a look at the first innovation in charting for decades--straight from Japan With comprehensive coverage from charting basics to the cutting edge, Technical Analysis for Dummies includes everything you need to the make informed independent market decisions that will maximize your profits. Happy trading!

The PowerX Strategy - How to Trade Stocks and Options in Only 15 Minutes a Day (Hardcover, 2nd ed.): Markus Heitkoetter The PowerX Strategy - How to Trade Stocks and Options in Only 15 Minutes a Day (Hardcover, 2nd ed.)
Markus Heitkoetter
R504 R406 Discovery Miles 4 060 Save R98 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl - And Why You Should, Too (Paperback): The Motley Fool, Louann Lofton Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl - And Why You Should, Too (Paperback)
The Motley Fool, Louann Lofton
R263 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R71 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Investing isn't a man's world anymore--and that's a good thing for individual portfolios, Wall Street, and the world's financial system.

Warren Buffettand the women of the world have one thing in common: they are better investors than the average man. Psychologists and scientists have shown that women have the kind of temperaments that help them achieve long-term success in the market. For instance, women spend more time researching their investment choices and tend to take less risk than men do, which prevents them from chasing "hot" tips and trading on whims. And women aren't as susceptible to peer pressure as men are, which results in a more levelheaded, patient approach to investing. This book shows that women, with their patience and good decision making, epitomize the Foolish temperament of the most successful investor in the world. It will empower and educate women--and the men smart enough to embrace a "feminine" investing style--on how to strengthen their portfolios and find success in the market.

Pitch Perfect - Raising Capital for Your Startup (Paperback, 1st ed.): Haje Jan Kamps Pitch Perfect - Raising Capital for Your Startup (Paperback, 1st ed.)
Haje Jan Kamps
R642 R502 Discovery Miles 5 020 Save R140 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

You have a home-run startup idea and a whip-smart team to execute it. Everything should be in place to kick-start your company and secure funding. However, there is one more step that can make or break the entire deal: the pitch. Founders everywhere struggle to nail the perfect pitch to garner VC backing, and this book is here to help. Pitch Perfect by Haje Jan Kamps expertly teaches you how to tell your startup's story. To raise venture capital, it is absolutely crucial that your foundation is a story that is accessible, compelling, and succinct. Kamps uses his invaluable experiential knowledge to guide you through your presentation, from slide deck specifics to storytelling details to determining a fundamental philosophy for your business. In the process of creating and formulating a pitch deck and the story to go with it, founders often discover deep flaws in their business idea. Perhaps the market is non-existent. It could be that the "problem" isn't worth solving. Maybe the idea is so simple that it would be too easy to copy. Maybe it's already been done, or the team simply is not up to the job. Pitch Perfect has all of those bases covered so that you can excel. How do you convince an institutional investor to part with their money and fund your company? The small block of time you are given for a pitch holds your startup's future in its grasp. Learn how to craft your startup story in a way that will get people to lean into your message with Pitch Perfect. Your dream is only one pitch away.

The New Sell and Sell Short - How To Take Profits, Cut Losses, and Benefit From Price Declines (Paperback, 2nd Edition):... The New Sell and Sell Short - How To Take Profits, Cut Losses, and Benefit From Price Declines (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Alexander Elder
R812 R576 Discovery Miles 5 760 Save R236 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A detailed look at one of the most underestimated aspects of trading-selling

In "The New Sell and Sell Short, Second Edition, " Dr. Alexander Elder explains how to exit a stock at the right time and how to initiate a short position to profit from a stock that is showing weakness. Often overlooked, selling properly enables a trader to cut losses and maximize profits. Moreover, short selling in a weak market can generate big profits and should be a part of every trader's arsenal of tools. The new edition contains numerous examples of short selling stocks from the 2008-2009 bear market, demonstrating very clearly why traders do themselves a disservice by only focusing on the long side. In addition, the new edition contains an extensive study guide to help readers master the material prior to trading.

Elder shares real-world examples that show how to manage your positions by adjusting your exit points as a trade unfolds.Contains new examples and insights from the 2008-2009 market meltdownIncludes an extensive study guide with 115 questions and answers and 17 chart studiesDiscusses the selling process from a variety of angles: technical, fundamental, and psychologicalExplains how to maximize winnings in a profitable trade and how to minimize losses when a trade doesn't go as plannedOffers detailed guidance for traders of stocks, financial futures, commodities, and currenciesExplains how to set profit targets and stop-loss orders prior to entering any trade Other bestselling titles by Elder: "Trading for a Living, Come Into My Trading Room, " and "Entries and Exits"

Understanding where and when to sell is essential to successful trading. "The New Sell and Sell Short, Second Edition" is the definitive reference to this overlooked, but vitally important, aspect of trading.

Investing in ETFs For Dummies (Paperback, Portable Edition): Russell Wild Investing in ETFs For Dummies (Paperback, Portable Edition)
Russell Wild
R389 R278 Discovery Miles 2 780 Save R111 (29%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Diversify! Add ETFs to your investment portfolio Whether you are a seasoned investor or you're just getting into the investment game, one thing is certain: you need to diversify! Investing In ETFs For Dummies is a practical, easy-to-use resource that introduces you to the world of exchange-traded funds and provides you with the knowledge you need to incorporate ETFs into your investment strategy. Discover commodity ETFs, style ETFs, country ETFs, and inverse ETFs, all of which play an important role in this new trading environment. Supplement your knowledge with an understanding of the risks and rewards associated with ETF investments, and consider how ETF investments can complement your current portfolio. Though not as well-known as some other investment options, ETFs are wonderful tools for filling in the gaps in your investment portfolio. These investment options have the power to give you access to markets or investment areas that, otherwise, may be restricted, too expensive, or exceedingly risky and can open investment doors you may have not yet considered. * Understand how to navigate the ETF marketplace with confidence * Make informed investment decisions based upon fundamental knowledge about the ETF market * Explore the latest ETF products, providers, and strategies to guide you in choosing the right ones for your needs * Increase the diversity of your investment portfolio, and bring a new facet of potential to your investment strategy Investing In ETFs For Dummies is a great resource if you're looking to enhance your investment portfolio by participating in the ETF market!

Soros on Soros - Staying Ahead of the Curve (Paperback): George Soros Soros on Soros - Staying Ahead of the Curve (Paperback)
George Soros 2
R897 R733 Discovery Miles 7 330 Save R164 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

George Soros Ends the Speculation

"The outcome [of this book] is a summing up of my life's work. . . As I finish the book, I feel I have succeeded."—George Soros from the Preface

Critical praise for Soros on Soros

"If you have ever wanted to sit down for a candid conversation with a phenomenal financial success, George Soros's book provides the opportunity. You will meet a complex man and a first-rate mind."—Henry A. Kissinger

"The best expert on Soros is undoubtedly George Soros! After all, who is better equipped to tell us what he really thinks and how he thinks, a matter of some importance given the fact that he has translated a remarkable personal financial success into a truly generous and historically significant effort to promote postcommunist democracy." —Zbigniew Brzezinski

"The best X-ray of the mind of the master yet." —Barton M. Biggs

"George Soros brings a lot more to the world of finance than the intuition and nerve of a born trader—and in Soros on Soros he's no longer bashful about telling us about it. A philosopher at heart, George attributes his success at investing to a theory of the interaction of reality and human perception. What really drives the man now, with a personal fortune beyond all personal need, is a different kind of strategic investing—investment to build in Eastern Europe the kind of open societies he came to value in his own life." —Paul A. Volcker

Financial guru George Soros is one of the most colorful and intriguing figures in the financial world today. Now in Soros on Soros, readers are given their most intimate and revealing look yet into the life and mind of the one BusinessWeek dubbed, "The Man Who Moves Markets."

Soros on Soros interweaves financial theory and personal reminiscence, political analysis and moral reflection to offer a compelling portrait of the world (and its markets) according to Soros. In an interview-style narrative with Byron Wien, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, and with German journalist Krisztina Koenen, Soros vividly describes the genesis of his brilliant financial career and shares his views on investing and global finance, politics and the emerging world order, and the responsibility of power.

Speaking with remarkable candor, he traces his progress from Holocaust survivor to philosophy student, unsuccessful tobacco salesman to the world's most powerful and profitable trader and introduces us to the people and events that helped shape his character and his often controversial views.

In describing the investment theories and financial strategies that have made him "a superstar among money managers" (The New York Times), Soros tells the fascinating story of the phenomenally successful Soros Fund Management and its $12 billion flagship, Quantum Fund. He also offers fresh insights into some of his most sensational wins and losses, including a firsthand account of the $1 billion he made going up against the British pound and the fortune he lost speculating on the yen. Plus: Soros's take on the devaluation of the peso and currency fluctuations internationally.

He tells of the personal and professional crises that more than once threatened to destroy him and of the personal resources he drew upon to turn defeat into resounding victory. And he explains his motivations for establishing the Soros Foundation and the Open Society Institute through which he worked to build open societies in postcommunist countries in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Finally, turning his attention to international politics, Soros offers keen insights into the current state of affairs in Russia and the former communist bloc countries and analyzes the reasons behind and likely consequences of the West's failure to properly integrate them into the free world. He also explores the crisis of the ERM and analyzes the pros and cons of investing in a number of emerging markets.

Find out what makes one of the greatest financial wizards of this or any age tick. Soros on Soros is a must read for anyone interested in world finance and international policy.

The House that Bogle Built: How John Bogle and Vanguard Reinvented the Mutual Fund Industry (Hardcover, Ed): Lewis Braham The House that Bogle Built: How John Bogle and Vanguard Reinvented the Mutual Fund Industry (Hardcover, Ed)
Lewis Braham
R712 R561 Discovery Miles 5 610 Save R151 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"One of the best financial books of 2011."
"National Post"

John Bogle's journey from financial-industry pioneer to one of its toughest critics

Arguably the greatest shareholder advocate in the history of Wall Steet, John Bogle not only created the first index mutual fund but has become the primary voice for change in an industry plagued by excess and complacency. Bogle stumbled upon mutual funds by accident in 1949 as a college student at Princeton. In his junior year, he read a "Fortune" article about the burgeoning fund industry that sparked his interest, and he wrote his now famous senior thesis about it.

What began as an intellectual pursuit would turn into Bogle's life mission. "The House That Bogle Built" chronicles the years of Bogle's development from college whiz kid into a titan of the mutual fund industry and shareholder advocate--highlighting his creation of the Vanguard Group and the Vanguard 500 Index Fund and his frequent battles to shake up the status quo. It takes you through the two decades he spent running Vanguard, until his forced retirement in 1999, and discloses what he thinks about the fund industry today.

Bogle has always stood out for his extraordinary talents in math, analysis, management, and investing. But his most noteworthy trait is his most basic: his humanism in an industry not exactly famous for placing people over profit. It's Bogle's dedication to clients' interests above all else that has earned him the reputation as the "conscience" of the investing industry.

In his ninth decade of life, Bogle is remarkably candid about the role he plays at Vanguard today--and about his opinion of Jack Brennan, his successor. "How do you keep Vanguard a place where judgment has at least a fighting chance to triumph over process?" he asks. Skeptical but never defeatist, Bogle maintains a retired-but-active status at the company, keeping a close watch over those now at the helm of Vanguard.

"The House That Bogle Built" reveals one of the investing world's most fascinating and complex figures. A dogged advocate of shareholder democracy, he was a self-confessed "dictator" at Vanguard. A brilliant mathematician, he is more interested in people than numbers. Fiercely competitive, he bemoans the cut-throat approach that drives his industry of choice. Always, though, Bogle places the good of the client before anything else--a practice that has become steadily rarer in his business.

"The House That Bogle Built" provides an insightful look at the past, present, and future of one of today's largest industries, through the eyes of one of its most influential pioneer.

Black Edge - Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street (Paperback):... Black Edge - Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street (Paperback)
Sheelah Kolhatkar 1
R335 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R66 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Nominated for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Nominated for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction Amazon Top 5 Business Books of 2017 'A prodigious feat of reporting' - Malcolm Gladwell 'Black Edge has the grip of a thriller ... Everyone should read this book' - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of THE LOST CITY OF Z How do super-rich bankers get away with it? There is a powerful new class of billionaire financiers in the world, who use their phenomenal wealth to write their own rules and laws. Chief among them is Steven Cohen, a Wall Street legend, and the basis for Damian Lewis's character in BILLIONS, who built his hedge fund into a $15 billion empire on the basis of wizard-like stock trading, and who flies to work by helicopter and owns one of the largest private art collections in the world. But his iconic status was shattered when his fund became the target of a sprawling FBI investigation into insider trading, charged with using illegal inside information - or 'black edge' - to beat the market. His firm, SAC Capital, was ultimately indicted and pled guilty to charges of securities and wire fraud, and paid record criminal and civil fines of nearly $2 billion. But even as the company bearing his name pled guilty, Cohen himself was never charged, and is free to start trading publicly again from January 2018. Black Edge offers a revelatory look at the grey zone in which so much of Wall Street functions, and a window into the transformation of the worldwide economy. With meticulous reporting and powerful storytelling, this is a riveting, true-life legal thriller that takes readers inside the US government's pursuit of Cohen and his employees, and raises urgent questions about the power and wealth of those who sit at the pinnacle of the financial world.

The Technical Analysis Course, Fourth Edition: Learn How to Forecast and Time the Market (Paperback, 4th edition): Thomas Meyers The Technical Analysis Course, Fourth Edition: Learn How to Forecast and Time the Market (Paperback, 4th edition)
Thomas Meyers
R1,479 R1,121 Discovery Miles 11 210 Save R358 (24%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Classic Introduction to Technical Analysis--Fully Updated and Revised

The most reliable method for forecasting trends and timing market turns, technical analysis is as close to a "scientific" trading approach as you can get--and it is particularly valuable in today's volatile markets. "The Technical Analysis Course," Fourth Edition, provides the know-how you need to make this powerful tool part of your overall investing strategy.

Through a series of lessons and exams, you'll master the techniques used by the most successful technical analysts in the market today. Updated with hundreds of real market examples, "The Technical Analysis Course" provides the essential foundation for using time-tested technical analysis techniques to profit from the markets. You'll learn how to: Identify profitable chart patterns, including reversals, consolidation formations, and gaps Utilize key analytical tools, including trendlines and channels, support and resistance, relative strength analysis, and volume and open interest Perform advanced analysis using moving averages, trading bands, Bollinger Bands, oscillators, the Relative Strength Index, stochastics, and moving average convergence-divergence Purchase stocks, bonds, futures, and options when prices are near their bottoms and sell when prices are close to their highs

Critical Acclaim for "THE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS COURSE"

""If you are a neophyte in the markets, this may be the book for you. It won't turn you into an overnight market wizard. You will, however, acquire an excellent grasp of market terminology and be a step ahead toward trading success and fortune.""
--"Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities"

Stock Market Rebound (Paperback): Scott Douglas Stock Market Rebound (Paperback)
Scott Douglas
R319 Discovery Miles 3 190 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Passive Income - The Passive Income Millionaire: Learn How To Make Money Online, Invest In Stocks, Quit Your Job, and Have an... Passive Income - The Passive Income Millionaire: Learn How To Make Money Online, Invest In Stocks, Quit Your Job, and Have an (Paperback)
Alexus Arellano
R397 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R77 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Modern Portfolio Theory - Foundations, Analysis, and New Developments + Website (Hardcover, New): Jack Clark Francis, Dongcheol... Modern Portfolio Theory - Foundations, Analysis, and New Developments + Website (Hardcover, New)
Jack Clark Francis, Dongcheol Kim
R1,893 R1,510 Discovery Miles 15 100 Save R383 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A through guide covering Modern Portfolio Theory as well as the recent developments surrounding it

Modern portfolio theory (MPT), which originated with Harry Markowitz's seminal paper "Portfolio Selection" in 1952, has stood the test of time and continues to be the intellectual foundation for real-world portfolio management. This book presents a comprehensive picture of MPT in a manner that can be effectively used by financial practitioners and understood by students.

"Modern Portfolio Theory" provides a summary of the important findings from all of the financial research done since MPT was created and presents all the MPT formulas and models using one consistent set of mathematical symbols. Opening with an informative introduction to the concepts of probability and utility theory, it quickly moves on to discuss Markowitz's seminal work on the topic with a thorough explanation of the underlying mathematics.Analyzes portfolios of all sizes and types, shows how the advanced findings and formulas are derived, and offers a concise and comprehensive review of MPT literatureAddresses logical extensions to Markowitz's work, including the Capital Asset Pricing Model, Arbitrage Pricing Theory, portfolio ranking models, and performance attributionConsiders stock market developments like decimalization, high frequency trading, and algorithmic trading, and reveals how they align with MPTCompanion Website contains Excel spreadsheets that allow you to compute and graph Markowitz efficient frontiers with riskless and risky assets

If you want to gain a complete understanding of modern portfolio theory this is the book you need to read.

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Take chart patterns beyond buy triggers to increase profits and make better trades Chart Patterns: After the Buy goes beyond simple chart pattern identification to show what comes next. Author and stock trader Thomas Bulkowski is one of the industry's most respected authorities in technical analysis; for this book, he examined over 43,000 chart patterns to discover what happens after you buy the stock. His findings are detailed here, to help you select better buy signals, avoid disaster, and make more money. Bulkowski analyzed thousands of trades to identify common paths a stock takes after the breakout from a chart pattern. By combining those paths, he discovered the typical routes a stock takes, which he calls configurations. Match your chart to one of those configurations and you will know, before you buy, how your trade will likely perform. Now you can avoid potentially disastrous trades to focus on the big winners. Each chapter illustrates the behavior of a specific pattern. Identification guidelines help even beginners recognize common patterns, and expert analysis sheds light on the period of the stock's behavior that actually affects your investment. You'll discover ideal buy and sell setups, how to set price targets, and more, with almost 370 charts and illustrations to guide you each step of the way. Coverage includes the most common and popular patterns, but also the lesser-known ones like bad earnings surprises, price mirrors, price mountains, and straight-line runs. Whether you're new to chart patterns or an experienced professional, this book provides the insight you need to select better trades. * Identify chart patterns * Select better buy signals * Predict future behavior * Learn the best stop locations Knowing the pattern is one thing, but knowing how often a stop will trigger and how often you can expect a stock to reach its target price is another matter entirely and it impacts your trade performance immensely. Chart Patterns: After the Buy is the essential reference guide to using chart patterns effectively throughout the entire life of the trade.

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