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Trading Commodities, Commodity Options and Currencies (Collection)


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  • Copyright 2012
  • Pages: 793
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-309130-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-309130-4

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 instructors Carley Garner and Paul Brittain

Sample Content

Table of Contents

A Trader’s First Book on Commodities: An Introduction to the World’s Fastest Growing Market
Introduction: The Rise and Fall of Commodities    1
Chapter 1: A Crash Course in Commodities    15
Chapter 2: Hedging Versus Speculating    37
Chapter 3: The Organized Chaos of Open Outcry and the Advent of Electronic Trading    45
Chapter 4: Account Access, Trading Platforms, and Quote Vendors    53
Chapter 5: Choosing a Brokerage Firm    65
Chapter 6: Finding a Broker That “Fits” and Choosing a Service Level    81
Chapter 7: Order Types and How to Use Them    95
Chapter 8: Making Cents of Commodity Quotes    113
Chapter 9: Figuring in Financial Futures—Stock Indices, Interest Rates, and Currencies    137
Chapter 10: Coping with Margin Calls    171
Chapter 11: The Only Magic in Trading—Emotional Stability    179
Chapter 12: Trading Is a Business—Have a Plan    189
Chapter 13: Why You Should Speculate in Futures    207
Chapter 14: Futures Slang and Terminology    217
Index    235

Commodity Options: Trading and Hedging Volatility in the World’s Most Lucrative Market
Introduction    xix
Chapter 1: Option Basics: A Crash Course in Option Mechanics    1
Chapter 2: An Option Is an Option Is an Option…Think Again    11
Chapter 3: Long Option Strategies    35
Chapter 4: Short Option Strategies    53
Chapter 5: Credit Spreads    81
Chapter 6: Limited Risk Option Spreads    95
Chapter 7: Synthetic Swing Trading    105
Chapter 8: The Other Ratio Spreads    129
Chapter 9: Limited Risk Range Trades    139
Chapter 10: Synthetic Long Option Plays    151
Chapter 11: An Option Trade from Top to Bottom    165
Chapter 12: The Wizard of Oddz: Applying Option Strategies in the “Real World”    185
Chapter 13: Margins and Option Trading    197
Chapter 14: Commodity Trading Myths    203
Appendix    211
Glossary    215
Index    251

Currency Trading in the FOREX and Futures Markets
Introduction to the World of Currencies    1
Chapter 1: What Is FOREX?    5
Chapter 2: Making “Cents” of Currency Pairs    17
Chapter 3: FX Brokers and the Reality of Transaction Costs    25
Chapter 4: Is FOREX the Currency Casino?    51
Chapter 5: FOREX Trading Quotes and Calculations    59
Chapter 6: What Are Currency Futures?    65
Chapter 7: Calculating in Currency Futures    83
Chapter 8: Currency ETFs Versus FOREX and Futures    97
Chapter 9: Order Types and Choosing a Currency Trading Platform    109
Chapter 10: Currency Options    125
Chapter 11: Currency Market Fundamental    133
Chapter 12: Getting Technical with Currencies    159
Chapter 13: Tips and Tricks for Currency Traders    183
Chapter 14: Currency Lingo    199
Index    213


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