Acknowledgements vii Foreword ix Introduction xiii Part I: Your business of trading Chapter 1: Trading is a business 3 Chapter 2: Trading psychology 7 Chapter 3: Technical analysis overview 13 Part II: Trading plan: the foundations Chapter 4: Goals and objectives 31 Chapter 5: Trading structure 41 Chapter 6: Trading tools 55 Part III: Trading plan: methodology Chapter 7: Trading style 67 Chapter 8: Trading instruments 75 Part IV: Trading plan: indicators Chapter 9: Indicators 85 Chapter 10: Moving averages 93 Chapter 11: MACD histogram 101 Chapter 12: Average true range 107 Chapter 13: Volume 111 Part V: Trading plan: risk management Chapter 14: Risk and money management 117 Chapter 15: Stop losses 127 Chapter 16: Market exposure guidelines 135 Part VI: Trading plan: system development Chapter 17: The trading system 143 Chapter 18: The entry 147 Chapter 19: Trade management and the exit 155 Chapter 20: Trading routine 163 Part VII: Trading plan: analysis and backup Chapter 21: Trading performance and analysis 177 Chapter 22: Contingency plans 189 Chapter 23: Personal rules 193 Part VIII: Review Chapter 24: Real trading 199 Chapter 25: Conclusion 217 Appendix A: the trading plan 219 Appendix B: resources 227 Glossary 229 Index 241
Justine Pollard is a private Australian stock market trader who not only trades the markets, but enjoys educating others in getting started and improving their skills and knowledge. Justine's experience of trading the stock market started off as a hobby 15 years ago and has now become a full time career. Justine is the founder and director of Smart Trading. Justine offers a home study course for beginners on technical analysis trading and teaches her trading plan and trading systems through private tuition. Justine Pollard also provides individual mentoring to traders. For further information on Justine, please visit www.smarttrading.com.au.