Category Archives: Great Trading Books

4 Lessons From The Greatest Quant Trader of All Time

4 Lessons From The Greatest Quant Trader

I recently read the book – The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution. It is an entertaining and eye-opening read about the man who founded the original Quant fund. In this article and video, I discuss 4 lessons from Jim Simons – the greatest quant trader of all time. […]

12 Lessons from Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Reminiscences of a stock operator

Written almost 100 years ago, few trading books have had the influence and lasting popularity as Edwin Lefèvre’s trading classic. This extraordinary book is still relevant today, and this article has some fascinating lessons from Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. The book is mostly biographical and was written about Jesse Lauriston Livermore. Stock and commodity trader. […]

5 Trend Following Indicators for Forex Traders

Trade the Trend

In this article, I discuss five technical indicators that are used by trend following forex traders. In 2004, Michael Covel published the book Trend Following. The book revealed a world of famous and less well-known traders who had used the trend following philosophy to make millions of dollars in the financial markets. The traders profiled in the book included John W. […]

8 Trading Lessons From Market Wizards

8 Lessons from Market Wizards

In this article I discuss the book, Market Wizards, by Jack D. Schwager. The book is one of the best books on trading ever written and a source of inspiration for many traders over the years. Market Wizards contains a depth of information that must be absorbed slowly through multiple reads. Over the years, I have read […]

Essential Trader’s Library: Come into my Trading Room

Tradinformed Essential Traders Libarary - Come into Trading Room

“There is only one rational reason to trade – to make money” – Dr. Alexander Elder First on my list of the Essential Trader’s Library is Come Into My Trading Room: A Complete Guide to Trading by Dr Alexander Elder.  I am starting with a review of this book simply because it is my favourite.  Out […]