Vantage Point Trading E-Book
Here is a list of free trading eBooks and free trading courses to aid you in your trading. These free trading eBooks and free trading courses will be updated regularly and more will be added as they come available. The resources below are believed to be freely available (although not necessarily easy to find). If you are the copyright owner and wish to have a trading eBook or trading course removed from this page please contact us and we will remove it.
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Reminiscences of a Stock Operator – A true classic. A must read for every trader, and one of my favorite books of all time.
The Original Turtle Trading Rules – Rules of the “Turtle Traders;” one of the greatest trading experiments conducted.
Trend Determination-a Quick, Accurate and Effective Methodology using RSI – A great guide for using the RSI in ways not commonly taught.
Forex Seasonal Patterns eBook – The seasonal patterns of the EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/CAD and Dollar Index by Cory Mitchell, CMT.
A Six Part Study Guide to Market Profile – The Chicago Board of Trade’s (CBOT) six part guide to using Market Profile.
Core Point and Figure Chart Patterns – An introduction to Point and Figure charting and patterns.
How I Made $2,000,000 in the Stock Market by Nicholas Darvas – Darvas Box is a fairly well known indicator now, but here is the book by the man who started it, and made millions from the method.
How George Soros Knows What He Knows – Towards a General Theory of Reflexivity by Flavia Cymbalista, Ph.D. – An academic paper which looks at George Soros, his ideas and his success.
Calming The Mind So The Body Can Perform by Robert M. Nideffer, Ph.D. – A 9 page eBook on getting into “the zone” for peak mental and physical performance. The article used athletes in the examples, but it is also applicable to traders.
Day Traders Bible – My Secrets of Day Trading by Richard D. Wyckoff – Written in 1919 this is one of my favorite stock trading books next to Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. While the book is old it is loaded with usable and applicable information for today’s trader.
Technical Analysis from A to Z – This is great resource for understanding the basic interpretation and calculation methods for technical analysis indicators. It is compiled in the form of an HTML help menu (.chm file, although I have put it in a .zip file for easier downloading) which means when you open the file you can click on anything in the index and it will instantly take you to your point of interest, making it a quick and easy resource to use.
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay – A classic, and extensive, book on bubbles and the irrationality of crowds first published in 1841. This was the precursor to more recent books such as Irrational Exuberance.
Elliott Wave Principle eBook – The classic guide by Prechter and Frost for learning and understanding the Elliott Wave Principles.
Coders Guru Full Course – MetaTrader 4 Code Guide by Coder’s Guru
Market Profile Basics – Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Sun Tzu on the Art of War – Here is the classic book on military strategy in .pfd format.
Hagakure-Book of the Samurai – Written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, a Samurai in the early 1700s.
The Trading Parables eBook – A collection of short trading parables based on the lessons of history. Articles written and compiled by Cory Mitchell, CMT.
The Complete Strategyst: By John D. Williams. When The Compleat Strategyst was originally published in 1954, game theory was an esoteric and mysterious subject, familiar only to specialized researchers, particularly in the military. Its popularity today can be traced at least in part to this book, which popularized the subject for amateurs, professionals, and students throughout the world. (You’ll be redirected to a straight forward download page for a .pdf copy)
The Strategy of the Indirect Approach – By B.H. Liddell Hart. 343 pages originally written about 1929, this is great study into strategy, delving into the Greek Wars right up to WW I. (There are about 7 blank pages the beginning of the document,scroll page those to reach the material).