Dow Jones Industrial Average -
105 Years of Bull
and Bear Markets
(source: raw data from Stock Trader's Almanac; http://bigpicture.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/100_year_dow_bull_bear_periods.jpg)
July 10, 2008
- Bear Market Comparisons
October 11, 2008
- How This Bear Market Compares (interactive graph) http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/10/11/business/20081011_BEAR_MARKETS.html)
Marc Friedfertig and George West (1999).
Electronic Day Traders' Secrets. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hil,
249 p.). Day Traders. Day Trading.
(Electronic Trading), David A. Nassar (1999).
How To Get Started in Electronic Day Trading. (New York,
NY: McGraw-Hill, 233 p.). Day Trading.
(Electronic Trading), Harvey Houtkin with
David Waldman (1999).
Secrets of the SOES Bandit: The Original Electronic Trader
Reveals His Battle-Tested Trading Techniques. (New York,
NY: McGraw-Hill, 229 p.). Electronic trading of securities;
Direct access electronic trading. SOES - short order execution
(Electronic Trading), Joey Anuff and Gary Wolf
Dumb Money: Adventures of a Day Trader. (New York, NY:
Random House, 219 p.). Anuff, Joey; Day trading (Securities);
(Electronic Trading), Josh Lukeman (2000).
The Market Maker's Edge: Day Trading Tactics from a Wall Street
Insider. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 293 p.).
Institutional Nasdaq Market Maker at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter,
concentrating on technology stocks. Day trading (Securities);
Electronic trading of securities.
(Electronic Trading), Christopher Byron
DeleteYourBroker.com: Using the Internet to Beat the Pros on
Wall Street. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 288 p.).
Electronic trading of securities--United States;
Investments--United States--Computer network resources.
(Electronic Trading), Jake Bernstein (2001).
The Compleat Guide to Day Trading Stocks. (New York, NY:
McGraw-Hill, 216 p.). Day trading (Securities); Electronic
trading of securities.
(Forecasting), Ron Insana (2000).
The Message of the Markets: How Financial Markets Foretell the
Future-- And How You Can Profit from Their Guidance.
(New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 208 p.). Investments--United
States; Stock price forecasting--United States; Futures
market--United States; Bonds--United States.
(Forecasting), Thomas A. Bass (1999).
The Predictors. (New York, NY: Henry Holt, 309 p.).
Chaos Theory. Adventures in forecasting.
(Forecasting), Brendan Moynihan (1997).
Trading on Expectations: Strategies to Pinpoint Trading Ranges,
Trends, and Reversals. (New York, NY: Wiley, 232 p.).
Stock price forecasting; Investment analysis;
(Forecasting), eds. Brian R. Bruce, Charles B.
The Handbook of Corporate Earnings Analysis: Company Performance
and Stock Market Valuation. (Chicago, IL: Probus, 369
p.). Corporate profits -- Forecasting; Corporate profits --
United States -- Forecasting; Stock price forecasting;
(Online Investing), Peter Temple (1997).
The Online Investor: Levelling the Information Playing Field
(New York, NY: Wiley, 260 p.). Investments--Computer network
resources; Internet; World Wide Web.
The New Online Investor: The Revolution Continues (New
York, NY: Wiley, 306 p. [2nd ed.]). Investments--Computer
network resources; Electronic trading of securities; Portfolio
management; Investment analysis--Software.
(Online Trading), Christopher A. Farrell
Day Trade Online (New York, NY: Wiley, 240 p.). Money
Manager. Day Trading.
(OnlineTrading), John R. Emshwiller (2000).
Scam Dogs and Mo-Mo Mamas: Inside the Wild and Woolly World of
Internet Stock Trading (New York, NY: HarperBusiness,
295 p.). Electronic trading of securities; Day trading
(Program Trading), Perry J. Kaufman (1996).
Smarter Trading: Improving Performance in Changing Markets
(New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 252 p.). Program trading
(Risk), Peter L. Bernstein (1996).
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk. (New
York, NY: Wiley, 383 p.). Economic Consultant. Risk management;
(Risk), Ron S. Dembo and Andrew Freeman
Seeing Tomorrow: Rewriting the Rules of Risk. (New York,
NY: Wiley, 260 p.). Investments; Risk management; Speculation.
(Risk), Nassim Nicholas Taleb (2001).
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in the Markets
and in Life. (New York, NY: Texere, 203 p.). Founder of
Empirica Capital LLC, a crisis-hunting trading firm, and a
fellow and adjunct professor at the Courant Institute of
Mathematical Sciences of New York University. Investments;
Chance; Random variables.
(Short Selling), Edward J. Meeker (1975).
Short Selling (New York, NY: Arno Press, 271 p. [Reprint of
1932 ed.]). Short selling; Speculation; Stocks.
(Short Selling), Katherine F. Staley (1991).
When Stocks Crash Nicely: The Finer Art of Short Selling
(New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 254 p.). Short Selling.
The Art of Short Selling (New York, NY: Wiley, 288
p.). Short selling; Speculation; Stocks.
(Short Selling), Manuel P. Asensio with Jack
Sold Short: Uncovering Deception in the Markets (New
York, NY: Wiley, 268 p.). Short selling; Speculation; Stocks.
(Short Selling), William J. O'Neil, with Gil
How To Make Money Selling Stocks Short.
(Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 195 p.). Short selling; Stocks;
(Speculation), Barnie F. Winkelman (1932).
Ten Years of Wall Street. (Philadelphia, PA: The John C.
Winston Company, 381 p.). Speculation; Stocks; Stock
exchanges--United States; Depressions--1929; Wall Street (New
(Speculation), Jesse Livermore (1940).
How to Trade in Stocks; the Livermore Formula for Combining Time
Element and Price (New York, NY: Duel, Sloan & Pearce,
133 p.). Speculation; Stocks; Stock-exchange--United States.
(Speculation), Harry D. Schultz (1964).
Bear Markets: How to Survive and Make Money in Them
(Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 204 p.). Speculation;
(Speculation), Ira U. Cobleigh (1967).
Happiness Is a Stock That Doubles in a Year (New York,
NY: B. Geis Associates, 246 p.). Speculation; Stocks--United
(Speculation), Paul Sarnoff (1967).
Jesse Livermore: Speculator-King. (Palisades Park, NJ:
Investors’ Press, 136 p.). Livermore, Jesse L. (Jesse Lauriston)
Jesse Livermore (http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/ciu/10/9b/165381b0c8a0b4b61b70d110.L.jpg)
(Speculation), Harry D. Schultz (1972).
Panics & Crashes and How You Can Make Money out of Them
(New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 283 p.). Stock exchanges;
(Speculation), Eric S. Emory (1973).
When to Sell Stocks: Portfolio Liquidation; the Key to Superior
Performances without Stock Selection (Homewood, IL: Dow
Jones-Irwin, 104 p.). Stocks; Investments.
(Speculation), Richard Ney with a foreword by
Lee Metcalf (1973).
The Wall Street Gang (New York, NY: Praeger, 284 p.).
Speculation; Stockbrokers--United States; Stock
(Speculation), Richard D. Wyckoff (pseudonym
Rollo Tape) (1982).
Studies in Tape Reading (Burlington, VT: Fraser Pub.
Co., 177 p. [reprint of 1910 ed.]). Speculation; Stock
(Speculation), Avner Arbel (1986).
How to Beat the Market with High-Performance Generic Stocks
(New York, NY: New American Library, 254 p. [rev. and updated
ed.]). Speculation; Investments.
(Speculation), Don Cassidy (1991). It's
Not What Stocks You Buy, It's When You Sell That Counts
(Chicago, IL: Probus, 298 p.). Senior Analyst with Lipper
Analytical Services, Inc.,. Stocks; Speculation.
(Speculation), Victor Sperandeo with T.
Sullivan Brown (1991).
Trader Vic-- Methods of a Wall Street Master (New York,
NY: Wiley, 290 p.). Stocks; Speculation; Investment analysis.
(Speculation), John M. Waggoner (1991).
Money Madness: Strange Manias and Extraordinary Schemes on and
off Wall Street. (Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin, 177
p.). Investments -- United States -- History; Speculation --
(Speculation), Victor Sperandeo (1994).
Trader Vic II: Principles of Professional Speculation
(New York, NY: Wiley, 275 p.). Investment analysis; Speculation;
(Speculation), Laurence A. Connors & Blake E.
Investment Secrets of a Hedge Fund Manager: Exploiting the Herd
Mentality of the Financial Markets (Chicago, IL: Probus
Pub., 209 p.). President and Managing Partner, respectively, of
Connors , Bassett and Associates, an investment management firm.
Hedging (Finance); Speculation; Investments--Psychological
(Speculation), Philip Carret (1997).
The Art of Speculation (New York, NY: Wiley, 368 p.
[orig. pub. 1930]). Speculation; Stock exchanges--United States;
(Speculation), David Denby (2003).
American Sucker. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 320 p.).
Staff Writer (New Yorker). Investments--United States;
(Speculation), Michael Covel (2004).
Trend Following: How Great Traders Make Millions in Up or Down
Markets. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Financial
Times-Prentice Hall, 311 p.). Investments; Stocks.
(Speculation), Aaron Brown (2006).
The Poker Face of Wall Street. (Hoboken, N.J: Wiley, 368
p.). Executive Director at Morgan Stanley. Stocks; Finance;
Risk; Poker. Poker as a
tool for learning how to evaluate and embrace financial risk.
(Speculation), Robert I. Webb (2006).
Trading Catalysts: How Events Move Markets and Create Trading
Opportunities. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Financial Times
Prentice Hall, 368 p.). Teaches Financial Trading at McIntire
School of Commerce, Darden Graduate School of Business
Administration (University of Virginia). Stock price
forecasting; Business cycles; Speculation. Catalysts that spark biggest
price changes (greatest potential for substantial profits or
(Speculation), James Grant (2008).
Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond.
(Mount Jackson, VA: Axios Press, 430 p.). Editor of Grant's
Interest Rate Observer. Speculation --United States; Stock
exchanges --United States; Finance --United States.
editorials by Grant; how we got here, where we are going; no fan
of Greenspan or Bernanke.
(Speculation). Mike Bellafiore (2010).
One Good Trade: Inside the Highly Competitive World of
Proprietary Trading. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 355 p.).
Cofounder of SMB Capital. Speculation; Derivative securities;
Investment banking; Competition. Proprietary trading firm
- group of professionals who trade capital of firm,
generate income solely from trading markets; mentally,
emotionally exhausting, rewards can be substantial (if identify
good trades, take profits at right time, limit losses);
principles, techniques, inner workings of firm, challenges of prop trading, why traders succeed or fail;
development of skills critical to success: risk control,
consistency, emotional control; straightforward trading
strategies: breakouts from congestion, trading off support and
resistance, identifying consolidation set-ups.
John Boik (2006).
How Legendary Traders Made Millions: Profiting from the
Investment Strategies of the Greatest Stock Traders of All Time.
(New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 281 p.). Stocks--Handbooks, manuals,
etc.; Investments--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Strategies of history's top
Mark Fenton-O’Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma
Soane, Paul Willman (2005).
Traders: Risks, Decisions and Management in Financial Markets.
(New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 244 p.). Floor traders
(Finance); Trading rooms (Finance). Three-year
project researching psychological, social influences on
behavior, performance of traders in investment banks (1118
traders, managers in four leading organizations participated):
what they do, kind of people they are, how they perceive world
they inhabit, how they make decisions and take risk; how they
are managed, institutions they inhabit (firms, markets,
cultures, theories of how world works).
Anthony M. Gallea (2002).
Bulls Make Money, Bears Make Money, Pigs Get Slaughtered:
Investment Wisdom That Stands the Test of Time. (New
York, NY: New York Institute of Finance, 251 p.). Investments.
Walter K. Gutman (1961).
You Only Have to Get Rich Once (New York, NY: Dutton,
252 p.). Securities--United States.
C.C. Hazard (1972).
Confessions of a Wall Street Insider (Chicago, IL:
Playboy Press, 210 p.). Wall Street.
Edwin Lefevre (1923).
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (New York, NY: George
H. Doran Company, 299 p.).
New York Stock
Russell Napier (2007).
Anatomy of the Bear: Lessons from Wall Street's Four Great
Bottoms. (Hampshire, UK: Harriman House, 304 p.).
Trading; market bottoms; bear markets--characteristics.
Four market bottoms for US
equities - 1921, 1932, 1949, 1982; examined 70,000 Wall Street
Journal articles on either side of bottom; identified features
which indicate emergence of buying opportunity.
Laura Pedersen with F. Peter Model (1991).
Play Money: My Brief but Brilliant Career on Wall Street
(New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 253 p.). American Stock
Exchange; Floor traders (Finance)--United States--Biography.
Hank Pruden (2007).
The Three Skills of Top Trading: Behavioral Systems Building,
Pattern Recognition, and Mental State Management.
(Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 284 p.). Executive Director of Institute of
Technical Market Analysis; Professor (Golden Gate University).
Stock price forecasting; Stocks; Futures; Speculation.
Three skills of top trading: 1)
behavioral finance framework for systems building ( integrating,
interpreting indicators); 2) pattern recognition plan for
trading - set of laws, principles to interpret chart patterns,
take action; 3) model of trader psychology essential to
management of mental state.
John Rothchild (1998).
The Bear Book: Survive and Profit in Ferocious Markets
(New York, NY: Wiley, 284 p.). Stock exchanges.
Harry D. Schultz (1981).
Bear Market Investment Strategies. (Homewood, IL: Dow
Jones-Irwin, 232 p.). Investments--Handbooks, manuals, etc.;
Stock exchanges--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Jack D. Schwager (2001).
Stock Market Wizards: Interviews with America's Top Stock
Traders (New York, NY: HarperCollins, 338 p.).
Stockbrokers--United States--Interviews; Investment
advisors--United States--Interviews; Floor traders
(Finance)--United States--Interviews; Futures market--United
States; Financial futures--United States.
Robert Slater (1996).
Soros: The Life, Times & Trading Secrets of the World's Greatest
Investor (Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin Professional Publishing,
269 p.). George Soros, Capitalists and Financiers.
Invest First, Investigate Later: And 23 Other Trading Secrets of
George Soros, the Legendary Investor (Chicago, IL: Irwin
Professional Pub., 128 p.). Robert Slater, a Time magazine
reporter for 18 years, has written a number of business
biographies. Soros, George--Knowledge--Investments; Investments;
Nicholas Teebagy (1998).
The Math Behind Wall Street: How the Market Works and How To
Make It Work for You. (New York, NY: Four Walls Eight
Windows, 100 p.). Investments--Mathematics.
Coin & Conscience: Popular Views of
Money, Credit and Speculation
In 1986, the Baker Library at the Harvard Business School issued
a rather elaborate exhibition catalog that presented a
collection of materials from the Bleichroeder Collection of
prints. These prints ranged in date from the sixteenth to
nineteenth century, and included images of stock exchanges,
money lenders, corruption, and other such related topics. This
exhibit is essentially an updated and greatly enhanced version
of this original exhibit, and it is a true delight. Visitors
have access here to a great selection of images divided into
such contentious and intriguing categories as "Politics and
War", "Speculation and Credit", and "Vanity and Virtue:
Allegories on the Pursuit of Riches". There are a few images
that should not be missed, including "The Unhappy Lot of the
Rich" by Phillip Gale and "The Ill-Sorted Couple" by that old
master, Albrecht Durer. The site is rounded out by a nice
bibliography for those with a further penchant for works
including "Religious Factors in Early Dutch Capitalism,
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