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Category: Currency/Commodity Oriented

Title Author Level
The Dollar Crisis: Causes Consequences Cures Richard Duncan Intermediate
Currency Trading: How to Access and Trade the World's Biggest Market Philip Gotthelf Introductory
Hot Commodities Jim Rogers Intermediate
Commodities Rising Jeffrey Christian Intermediate
Tomorrow's Gold: Asia's Age of Discovery Marc Faber Intermediate
The Wheat Market Fred Lowell Introductory
Profitable Grain Trading Ralph Ainsworth Introductory
Winning with Futures Michael Thomsett Introductory
Getting Started in Futures Todd Lofton Introductory
All About Futures: The Easy Way to Get Started Russell Wasendorf Introductory
The Futures Game: Who wins, Who Loses and Why Teweles and Jones Reference
Commodities Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide Scott Frush Introductory
The Complete Guide to Futures Trading Refco Introductory
Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets Colin Alexander Introductory

Category: Technical Analysis

Title Author Level
Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets John Murphy Reference
Technical Analysis: The Complete Resource for Financial Market Technicians Kirkpatrick and Dahlquist. Intermediate
Technical Analysis: Power Tools for Active Investors Gerald Appel Intermediate
Trading for a Living Alexander Elder Introductory
Technical Analysis Explained Martin Pring Intermediate
The Commitments of Traders Bible Stephen Briese Introductory
Trade like a Hedge Fund James Altucher Introductory
Beyond Technical Analysis Tushar Chande Intermediate
Momentum, Direction and Divergence William Blau Introductory
Fractal Market Analysis Edgar Peters Intermediate
Trading in Choppy Markets Robert Barnes Intermediate
Martin Pring on Market Momentum Martin Pring Introductory
Smarter Trading Perry Kaufman Introductory

Category: Trading Systems/ Research

Title Author Level
Stock Market Trading Systems Gerald Appel and Fred Hitschler Introductory
Trading Systems Bruce Babcock Introductory
Computer Analysis of the Futures Markets Charles Le Beau and David Lucus Intermediate
Day Trading with Short Term Price Patters and Opening Range Breakout Toby Crable Intermediate
The Encyclopedia of Technical Market Indicators Robert Colby CMT Reference
The Magic of Moving Averages Scot Lowry Introductory
Market Breadth Indicators Gregory Morris Intermediate

Category: Trading Indicators

Title Author Level
The New Technical Trader Tushar Chande and Stanle Kroll Introductory
New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems Welles Wilder Introductory
The New Science of Technical Analysis Tom DeMark Intermediate
The Precision Profit Float Indicator Steven Woods Introductory

Category: Intermarket Analysis

Title Author Level
Currency Trading and Intermarket Analysis Ashraf Laidi Intermediate
Intermarket Analysis: Profiting from Global Market Relationships John Murphy Intermediate
Intermarket Trading Strategies Markos Katsanos Intermediate

Category: Portfolio Analysis/Allocation

Title Author Level
The Art of Asset Allocation: Principals and Investments for Any Market David Darst Intermediate
Asset Allocation: Balancing Financial Risk Roger Gibson Intermediate
The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You'll Ever Need Larry Swedroe and Jared Kizer Introductory
Portfolio Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Christopherson, Carino and Ferson Advanced
Money Management Strategies for Futures Traders Nauzer Balsara Advanced
Design, Testing and Optimization of Trading Systems Robert Pardo Advanced
Commodity Trading Advisors Gregoriou, Karavas, Lhabitant and Rouah Intermediate
Efficient Asset Management Richard Michaud Intermediate
Quantitative Trading & Money Management Fred Gehm Intermediate
Managed Trading: Myths & Truths Jack Schwager Intermediate
All About Asset Allocation: The Easy Way to Get Started Richard Ferri Introductory
The Ivy Portfolio Mebane Faber and Eric Richardson Introductory
Profit Strategies: Unlocking Trading Performance with Money Management David Stendahl Introductory

Category: Psychology

Title Author Level
The Disciplined Trader: Developing Winning Attitudes Mark Douglas Intermediate
The Inner Voice of Trading Michael Martin Intermediate

Category: Historical Reference

Title Author Level
Anatomy of the Bear: Lessons from Wall Street Four Bear Bottoms Russell Napier Introductory
Against The Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Peter Bernstein Introductory
Markets in Motion: A Financial Market History 1900 - 2004 Ned Davis Reference
Unexpected Returns: Understanding Secular Stock Market Cycles Ed Easterling Intermediate
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Charles Mackay Introductory
Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises Charles Kindleberger Introductory
Irrational Exuberance Robert Shiller Intermediate
Fooled by Randomness Nassim Taleb Intermediate
Conquer the Crash Robert Prechter Intermediate

Category: General Market

Title Author Level
Trend Following: How Great Traders Make Millions in Up and Down Markets Michael Covel Intermediate
The Complete Turtle Trader: The Legend, the lessons, the Results Michael Covel Intermediate
Just One Thing Editor: John Mauldin Introductory
Far from Random Richard Lehman Intermediate
The Secrets of Economic Indicators Bernard Baumohl Reference
Bull's Eye Investing John Mauldin Introductory
The Art of Short Selling Kathryn Staley Introductory
Stock Market Logic: A Sophisticated Approach to Profits on Wall Street Norman Fosback Introductory
Way of the Turtle Curtis Faith Intermediate
Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom Van Tharp Intermediate
McMillan on Options Larry McMillan Intermediate
Counterintuitive Investing: Profiting from Bad News on Wall Street Harlan Platt Introductory
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Edwin Lefevre Introductory
The New Market Wizards Jack Schwager Intermediate
Trading as a Business Charlie Wright Introductory
Winning on Wall Street Martin Zweig Introductory
Secrets for profiting in Bull and Bear Markets Stan Weinstein Introductory

Category: Pattern Based Trading

Title Author Level
Trading with Ichimoku Clouds Manesh Patel Intermediate
Sentiment Indicators Abe Cofnas Intermediate
Trade Chart Patterns Like A Pro Suri Duddella Intermediate
Harmonic Trading Scott Carney Intermediate
Candlestick Charting Explained Gregory Morris Introductory
Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques Steve Nison Introductory
High Probability Trading Strategies Robert Miner Intermediate
Trade What You See: How to Profit from Pattern Recognition Pesavento and Jouflas Intermediate
Candle Power Greg Morris Introductory
Trading Applications of Japanese Candlestick Charting Wagner and Matheny Introductory
Fibonacci Analysis Constance Brown Introductory
Short Term Trading with Price Patterns Michael Harris Introductory
The Geometry of Stock Market Profits Michael Jenkins Introductory
Chart Reading for Professional Traders Michael Jenkins Introductory
Elliott Wave Principles Robert Prechter Intermediate
Encyclopedia of Candlestick Charts Thomas Bulkowsk Reference
Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns Thomas Bulkowski Reference

Category: Calendar-Based Trading

Title Author Level
Seasonal Stock Market Trends Jay Kaeppel Intermediate
The Almanac Investor: Profit from Market History and Seasonal Trends Jeffrey Hirsch and J. Taylor Brown Reference
Commodity Trader's Almanac Scott Barrie and Jeffrey Hirsch Reference
Seasonal Charts for Futures Traders Courtney Smith Introductory

Category: Market Cycles

Title Author Level
The 17.6 Year Stock Market Cycle Kerry Balenthiran Intermediate
Stock Cycles Michael Alexander Introductory
Investing in a Secular Bear Market Michael Alexander Introductory
The Kondratiev Cycle: A General Interpretation Michael Alexander Introductory
Channels and Cycles Crian Millard Introductory


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