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Profitable Day and Swing Trading: Using Price / Volume Surges and Pattern Recognition to Catch Big Moves in the Stock Market, + Website

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Harry Boxer's proven techniques for short-term traders

Written in easy-to-understand language, Profitable Day and Swing Trading + Website explains the trading tactics that draw on price, volume, and pattern recognition. Highly regarded trader Harry Boxer offers the information needed to recognize chart patterns, identify trades, and execute entries and exits that will maximize profits and limit losses. Boxer also reveals his concept of price-volume surges as the key to identifying the most lucrative trades. Throughout the book, Boxer describes his routine for preparing for each trading day, selecting stocks to monitor, and how he keeps track of prices and executes trades.

Step by step, this indispensible resource provides the strategies for opening range gaps, the breakouts, and the techniques that have sustained Boxer during his storied Wall Street career. Most notably, he reveals how to trade rising channels following an opening gap or high-volume breakout. Boxer also shows how his strategies can be applied for both day trading and swing trading.

  • Offers the winning strategies for day and swing traders

  • Shows how to recognize the signs and patterns that will lead to successful trades

  • Reveals how to spot a technical price "event" on high volume

  • Written by acclaimed trader Harry Boxer who has more than 45 years of successful trading experience

  • For anyone who wants to tap into acclaimed trader Harry Boxer's winning tactics, this book has it all.

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover
    2. Half Title Page
    3. Title Page
    4. Copyright
    5. Dedication
    6. Preface
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. About the Author
    9. Chapter 1: My Journey as a Trader
    10. Chapter 2: Preparing for the Trading Session
      1. Analyzing Patterns from Previous Trading Day
      2. My Morning Routine
      3. What to Look For
    11. Chapter 3: Analyzing Early Trend Development
      1. Developing a Disciplined, Organized, Focused Approach
      2. Monitoring the Early Price/Volume Action Closely
      3. Worden Brothers Volume Buzz Indicator
      4. Creating a Focus List
    12. Chapter 4: My Favorite Day-Trading Patterns
      1. The Intraday Rising Parallel Channel with High Relative Volume
      2. The Best Day-Trade Pattern
      3. The Low-Volume “Ebb”
    13. Chapter 5: Using Moving Averages
      1. Moving Average Crossover Signals
    14. Chapter 6: Drawing Trend Lines and Why They’re Critical in Analyzing the Trend
      1. Channels and Angles
      2. Support and Resistance Lines
      3. Reviewing and Adjusting Lines
    15. Chapter 7: Setting Targets and Price Objectives
      1. Determining Exit Points
      2. Using Fibonacci and Elliott Wave Cycle Analysis
      3. Theory Interpretation
      4. Series of Wave Categories
    16. Chapter 8: What Kind of Trader Are You?
      1. Where to Set Targets
    17. Chapter 9: Determining and Setting Stops
      1. Setting Stops Where Important Price Support Levels Are Violated
      2. Setting Stops under Key Trend-Line Violations
      3. Setting Stops Using Key Moving Average Violations
    18. Chapter 10: Technical Divergences and Loss of Momentum
      1. Price Trend Angle Divergences
      2. Underlying Technicals Diverging from Price
      3. Balance of Power
      4. MoneyStream
      5. On-Balance Volume and Divergences
      6. Conclusions
    19. Chapter 11: The Interpretation and Use of Stochastic Oscillators
      1. Introduction
      2. Calculation and Interpretation
      3. Fast, Slow, or Full
      4. Overbought/Oversold
      5. Bullish and Bearish Divergences
      6. Bullish and Bearish Setups
      7. Conclusions
    20. Chapter 12: Moving Average Convergence/Divergence
      1. MACD Formula
      2. Interpretation
      3. Signal-Line Crossovers
      4. Zero or Center-Line Crossovers
      5. False Signals
      6. Divergences and Loss of Momentum
      7. Conclusions
    21. Chapter 13: Bollinger Bands
      1. Interpretation
      2. Signal: W Bottoms
      3. Signal: M Tops
      4. Signal: Walking the Bands
      5. Conclusions
    22. Chapter 14: Position Sizing and Money Management
      1. Position Sizing
      2. The Stop-Loss as a Money Management Tool
      3. Raising and Adjusting Stops as Price Progresses
      4. The Trailing Stop Method
    23. Chapter 15: Swing Trading
    24. Chapter 16: Rules and Guidelines to Better Trading
    25. Chapter 17: 38 Steps to Becoming a Successful Trader
    26. About the Video
    27. Index