Acknowledgements ix About the author xi Preface xiii Part I: A few things you should know 1 1 What is share trading? 3 2 What is charting? 15 3 Modern technical analysis 29 4 Risk management 47 5 Anatomy of a trade 65 Part II: Active trading 81 6 Introduction to active trading 83 7 Tools of the trade for active trading 93 8 Taking active trading for a test drive (by Simon Sherwood) 107 Part III: Breakout trading 131 9 Introduction to breakout trading 133 10 Tools for breakout trading 147 11 Applying the breakout trading strategy 163 12 Taking breakout trading for a test drive (by Janice Korevaar) 175 Part IV: In conclusion 193 13 The biggest problem is you 195 14 Keep your eye on the ball 203 15 Blue chip share trading 213 Appendix A: MetaStock indicator formulae for active trading 221 Appendix B: MetaStock indicator formulae for breakout trading 223 Appendix C: Trading performance and strategy review 225 Index 229
Alan Hull specialises in trading Australian shares and is one of Australia?s most respected stock market experts. He has appeared on Sky Business channel and is a popular speaker on the seminar circuit. Alan is the best-selling author of Blue Chip Investing and Active Investing which, together with Trade My Way, provide readers with a complete stock market solution. Janice Korevaar and Simon Sherwood have contributed chapters to Trade My Way.