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Trading Stategies for Capital Markets

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ISBN-10: 0071464964

ISBN-13: 9780071464963

Edition: 2008

Authors: Joseph Benning

List price: $85.00
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In order to succeed in the capital markets, professional traders and investors must understand that markets aren't mathematical abstractions, but dynamic, real-time reflectors of the world we live in. You need to know how the capital markets work in practice, what the drivers are, how to recognize them, and how to develop and implement effective trading strategies. Written by Joseph Benning, a Moody's Vice President and former Senior Economist at the Chicago Board of Trade, this vital financial resource provides examples of successful trading strategies, guidance on when and why to use them, and revealing discussions of trading psychology and risk management. With his trademark lively and…    
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/28/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 356
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Joseph Benning, Ph.D., is currently Vice President and Senior Training Consultant for capital markets and derivatives at Moody's, as well as an adjunct Professor of Finance at New School University. He was previously a Senior Economist at the Chicago Board of Trade, and prior to that, was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Change and Governance. Dr. Benning has also served as a bond trader, trading manager, and sales manager at several investment banks, in both New York and London.

The Development of Modern Capital Markets
Mapping the Market
The Politics of Finance
Going Mobile: Globalization and the Bond Market
Electronic Markets
Are Markets Really Efficient, Mr. Markowitz?
What Drives the Market?
Instruments, Institutions, and Trading Strategies
Instruments of the Capital Markets
Swaps and Listed Derivatives
Fed Funds: The Price of Policy
Government Bonds: A Toolbox
The Carry Trade
Tactical Trading and the Yield Curve
Strategy and the Yield Curve
Trading the Treasury Basis
Synthetics, Contract Rolls, and Intermarket Spreads
The Credit Cycle
Trading Equities: An Overview
Equity Instruments: Indexes and Exchange-Traded Funds
Equity Index Futures, Basis Trading, and Market Timing
Market Psychology, Trading, and Risk Management Across Asset Classes
Pairs Trading
Technical Analysis
Psychology and Markets: Behavioral Finance
Breaking Up Is Easy to Do: Portable Alpha
Managing Trading and Position Risk
Summary and Conclusion
Suggestions for Further Reading