Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1999 - Business & Economics - 343 pages
"Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom" is filled with the kind of information that will help virtually all traders and investors substantially increase their income. Dr. Tharp covers it all: The psychological biases against good system developmentIngenious concepts of orderliness that help you accurately predict turning points in the market--and work them to your advantage!Expectancy and position sizing--the most important, yet least understood, aspects of profitable tradingStock and futures trading models--from Warren Buffett to Perry Kaufman--that examine setups used by the mastersPosition sizing variables, and how to use them to consistently carve out the optimal profits.A free website to let you practice your new trading skills without risk, develop plans, and even compete against other traders!

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One of my inspirations. Over the past seven years I've read every book I can find on trading, investing, and speculating; and tried out all of the techniques described in those books. Many of the books I found to be useless, so I re-sold them. A few books -- this one included -- took pride of place on my bookshelf; and influenced the writing of my own book "DON'T LOSE MONEY! (in the Stock Markets)" 


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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., has been a consultant to traders and investors for over 15 years and has studied over 4,000 traders during that time. He is internationally recognized as the number one psychologist and coach for traders and investors. Dr. Tharp is a sought-after speaker, developing courses and seminars for large banks and trading firms around the world. He is the author of a successful five-volume home study course, a test designed to evaluate a trader's strengths and weaknesses, eight different 3-day workshops, a monthly newsletter on systems and psychology, and numerous articles in industry publications.

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