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Author Toma, Michael, 1966-

Title The risk of trading : mastering the most important element in financial speculation / Michael Toma, CRM
Edition 1st edition
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2012
John Wiley & Sons, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley trading series
Contents PART I Principles of Risk Management; CHAPTER 1 Foundations of Risk Management; CHAPTER 2 Five Steps in the Risk Management Process; PART II Managing and Measuring Risk; CHAPTER 3 Predictive Analytics Using Quantitative Analysis; CHAPTER 4 Statistical Edge and Its Impact on Risk; CHAPTER 5 Embracing a Culture of Analytics; PART III Qualitative Elements of Risk; CHAPTER 6 The Human Element: Psychological Risks of Trading; CHAPTER 7 Preparing for Risk and LossCHAPTER 8 Business Risk Management for Traders; Bibliography; Index
Summary Develop the skills to manage risk in the high-stakes world of financial speculation The Risk of Trading is a practical resource that takes an in-depth look at one of the most challenging factors of trading-risk management. The book puts a magnifying glass on the issue of risk, something that every trader needs to understand in order to be successful. Most traders look at risk in terms of a "stop-loss" that enables them to exit a losing trade quickly. In The Risk of Trading, Michael Toma explains that risk is ever-present in every aspect of trading and advocates that traders adopt a more comprehensive view of risk that encompasses the strategic trading plan, account size, drawdowns, maximum possible losses, psychological capital, and crisis management.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Restricted Online access available only to subscribers
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Copyright © John Wiley & Sons 2012
English
Issuing Body Made available through: Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company
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Subject Risk-return relationships
Risk
Risk management
Speculation
Genre/Form Handbooks, manuals, etc
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011048577
ISBN 9781119202776
1119202779
9781118223765
Other Titles Subtitle from cover: How to master the most important element in financial speculation