ECON'S READING LIST
HOT OFF THE PRESS
New Arrivals (May 1997)
|THE VISUAL INVESTOR|
John Murphy S$39
How to Spot Market Trends. One of the biggest names in technical analysis today introduces the art and science of visual analysis. You'll find out how to track the ups and downs of stock prices by visually comparing charts rather than relying upon abstruse mathematical formulas.
MCMILLAN ON OPTIONS
Lawrence McMillan S$89
Mcmillan On Options is like Warren Buffet on stock: savy, street-wise, and always ahead of the investment curve. In this eagerly-awaited book, one of the financial world's leading market makers reveals the very latest in option pricing strategies and hedging techniques..
|BEYOND TECHNICAL ANALYSIS|
Tushar Chande S$89
How to develop a winning trading system and test its future performance through simulation. The book comes with a disk that will enable you to write a trading plan, create orders, even rate your confidence level and more
|TRADING WITHOUT FEAR|
Richard Arms S$69
The creator of the Equivolume Charting system as well as the Arms Index explains the strategies underpinning volume analysis, an objective, emotion free technical analysis and trading system that allows everyday investors to combine price and volume data for common stocks into a single chart that reliably forecasts long-term market moves.
|BACK FROM THE BRINK The |
Steven Beckner S$39This accessible and compelling introduction to the remarkable subleties of monetary policy reveals how the Federal Reserve works in the context of Alan Greenspan's tenure as well as the Fed's often risky strategies to reduce inflation
|AGAINST THE GODS|
Peter Bernstein S$39
Freeing humanity from the whims of the oracles, risk played a vital role everything from the building of bridges to medical miracles to the management of investment portfolios. Against the Gods tells how an unlikely band of famous scientists and ingenious amateurs chanced upon this remarkable invention. Blending biography with history and science, it is an intellectual adventure if Pascal, Bernoulli and Keynes as well as a cast of inveterate gamblers, monks, a button salesman even an opera composer.
The Adventures of a Wall Street Legend
James Grant S$39
A self-made millionaire, expert stock trader, investor, venture capitalist, advisor to presidents, Bernard Baruch was one of the heaviest hitters ever to ply his trade in the markets. This book covers Bernard Baruch's remarkable life and career.
|HIT & RUN TRADING|
Jeff Cooper S$135
Follow Jeff step by step as he creates his "daily hit list". waits for the "1-2-3-4 contractions" and then pounces on what he calls "expansion breakouts". Those explosions allow him to catch 4 to 15 point moves within days - and shows how to do it.