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In The Trading Cockpit with the O'Neil Disciples: Strategies that Made Us 18,000% in the Stock Market

Book Description

In the Trading Cockpit with the O'neil Disciples is a step-by-step instruction guide to implementing Morales and Kacher's trading methods into your home trading system under various market conditions, written by two very successful and renown O'Neil insiders. The authors use real trades including set ups, buy, add, and sell points for both winners and losers to teach the methodology as well as help traders learn the system themselves. Real examples from their trades and step-by-step instructions teach traders how to trade like they did. Strategies they have created using the O'Neil methodology are explained in detail (for buying pocket pivots, gap-ups, and including a market direction timing model) as well as techniques for shorting stocks. This book is a hands-on guide to implementing the O'Neil trading system and generating consistent profits with hands-on examples and exercises for readers to practice before implementation. Readers can make their mistakes in the book, learn from them, and then apply the same principles and techniques to real-world markets.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Series
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Epigraph
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Introduction
    1. DISCIPLE BOOT CAMP
    2. AS YOU BEGIN
  9. Chapter 1: The OWL Ethos
    1. QUICK QUIZ
    2. CHART EXERCISES
    3. ANSWERS TO QUICK QUIZ
    4. ANSWERS TO CHART EXERCISES
    5. SUMMARY
  10. Chapter 2: Mind Games and Mazes
    1. EMBRACING UNCERTAINTY
    2. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FOLLOW-THROUGH DAYS
    3. THE UNCERTAINTY OF COMPANY EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENTS
    4. YOU MUST LOSE TO WIN
    5. THE NEED FOR LABELS AS A HEURISTIC ACHILLES' HEEL
    6. PRICE BIAS
    7. FIND EXPERTS YOU CAN LEARN FROM, NOT HAVE TO RELY ON
    8. PAPER TRADING VERSUS REAL TRADING
    9. AWARENESS AND PREPARATION
    10. IN SUMMARY: KNOW THYSELF
  11. Chapter 3: 2011: A Postmortem for the New Millennium
    1. REVIEWING THE 2011 TRADE BLOTTER
    2. USING SPREADSHEET ANALYSIS WITH CHART MARK-UPS
    3. THREE SWINGS, THREE STRIKES
    4. THE WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY HAS A SILVER LINING
    5. MORE ROADS TO NOWHERE IN 2011
    6. SUMMARIZING THE LESSONS OF 2011
  12. Chapter 4: Developing Your “Chart Eye”
    1. WHAT IS A CHART EYE?
    2. THE VISUAL EFFECT OF X- AND Y-AXIS SCALING
    3. LINEAR VERSUS LOGARITHMIC CHARTS
    4. BARS OR CANDLES?
    5. MOVING AVERAGE STRESS SYNDROME (MASS)
    6. INDICATORS: USEFUL OR USELESS?
    7. ARE INTRADAY CHARTS USEFUL?
    8. MONITOR COLOR AND FORMATTING SCHEMES
    9. WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET
  13. Chapter 5: Pocket Pivot Exercises
    1. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 6: Buyable Gap-Up Exercises
    1. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 7: A Trading Simulation
    1. FIRST SOLAR (FSLR) 2007–2008
    2. ACME PACKET (APKT) 2010–2011
    3. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 8: Frequently Asked Questions
    1. POCKET PIVOT BUY POINTS
    2. BUYABLE GAP-UPS
    3. STOPS AND GENERAL SELLING RULES
    4. GENERAL TOPICS
    5. SHORT-SELLING
    6. MARKET TIMING MODEL BUILDING
  17. Appendix
  18. About the Authors
  19. Index