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Securities & Exchange Commission Edgar Reports
This Website must have been outsourced. It's way too good

EDGAR is a great tool and easy to use. More importantly, it works unlike the SEC. Read More
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Prop-Trading.Com
Looks Promising

I liked the site and it looked promising. It is a little new and the content is still being developed but I imagine it will be even better in the future. ... Read More
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Yahoo! Finance
Who would have thought

Who would have thought that Yahoo that lacks in almost all other content behind google would make a financial web site that is best out there. Now, they just... Read More
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Sqwii Trader
Worth it. Real time and accuarate

I started hearing about Sqwii about a year ago and I usually don't subscribe to anything since I like to trade my own book without much interference. I... Read More
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Ninjatrader
Just got it and like what I see

Just got NInja and started playing around with it and it is pretty slick. I have a couple trader friends who have been using NInja for years and I never... Read More
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Townsend Real Tick
Very old user

I started using Realtick in 1997 and I don't know if it's just because that is what I started with and what I am comfortable with but whenever I try another... Read More
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Maverick Trading
The only prop firms that allows me to trade all products

There are endless equity only prop firms that allow you to daytrade equities. However, if you want to do other strategies than daytrade equities, your choices... Read More
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The Crash And Its Aftermath: A History Of Securities Markets In The United States, 1929-1933
Nice History

Wigmore stresses that the Great Depression was not solely attributable to ill-advised monetary policy, but was primarily due to instabilities in the US... Read More
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Implementing Derivative Models
Explains theory well

I read this book based on a recommendation given by my Numerical Methods Course Instructor. Eventhough, one can get hundreds of books on derivative modelling... Read More
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Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, Second Edition
Candlesticks explained

...and this book is well worth every penny. It's not simply a candlestick charts book, but also a very good TA work. It helps a lot in spotting continuation... Read More
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Applying Elliott Wave Theory Profitably
Nice book

I strongly agree with the author that Elliott Waves make more sense when considered in the context of other fundamental and technical information, the business... Read More
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Stikky Stock Charts: Learn The 8 Major Stock Chart Patterns Used By Professionals And How To Interpret Them To Trade Smart - In One Hour, Guaranteed
Great first book

I believe this is the best introduction to charting securities that is on the market. The book starts with establishing trend lines of support and resistance... Read More
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Other People's Money
Good Ole Danny Divito

The theme of this movie is: Altruism versus egoism in the business world. Gregory Peck delivers a great performance as an altruistic company owner. Devito is... Read More
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The Pursuit Of Happyness
Great Movie

Those who have written reviews for this movie of anything less than 5 stars have NO idea what it means to be lower than low, at the absolute bottom with no... Read More
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Chase Bank Usa
Becoming less enamored by the big banks

What can I say? Less service with higher fees. Time to start moving to the local Credit Unions Read More
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Boiler Room
Realistic

When I first saw Boiler Room in the theaters, I knew nothing about the fast-paced world which was enclosed behind the doors of our nation's brokerages. Even... Read More
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The Social Network
Worth watching...only once

First off, why did this film receive so many accolades? And why did this film receive so much attention? Facebook is a social and technical phenomenon. 2010 in... Read More
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Wall Street
Classic of classics

Yes, Little Pig, the Big Bad Wolf Does Eat Pork! The Big Bad Wolf, in this fictional account of ruthless criminal insider trading on Wall Street, is Gordon... Read More
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Security Analysis: The Classic 1940 Edition
Old but provacative

When stock investments started to become popular, the volume increased ten fold, and the modern techniques to make a profit were developed, Warren Buffet was... Read More
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Extreme Value Hedging: How Activist Hedge Fund Managers Are Taking On The World
Great look at current events

This is a great distillation of what is happening all around us in the world of activist fund management. While the book is highly accessible to the average... Read More
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The Options Playbook
Best when used with the videos

This book enabled me to find Brian Overby's videos, created for the CBOE and I think still available on the CBOE website [...] and Youtube. While I enjoyed the... Read More
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Way Of The Turtle
Turtle Power

If the term 'Turtles' has you scratching your head, then I will start by saying that they were a group of students brought together by legendary trader Richard... Read More
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Inside Volatility Arbitrage : The Secrets Of Skewness
Very Cerebral

This book is an excellent overview of all the work that has been done in the field of stochastic vol. There is no area of research that is not touched upon in... Read More
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Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man
Ok

John Perkins gives a first-hand account of a world in which US corporations wildly overpredict the growth that will follow big infrastructure projects in the... Read More
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One Good Trade: Inside The Highly Competitive World Of Proprietary Trading
great read

The title, "One Good Trade" refers to a process as taught by SMB Capital, a proprietary trading firm which Mr Bellafiore owns with a partner. The process... Read More
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High Probability Trading
All in one place

If you want a detailed book about technical analysis, with lots of explanations, setups, etc. etc., there's "Technical Analysis Explained" by Martin J. Pring,... Read More
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The Black Swan: The Impact Of The Highly Improbable
Nice Thesis

While reading Taleb's "The Black Swan," I cannot be as excited as many of those who see this as a breath of fresh air, as a new way of looking at things. The... Read More
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Encyclopedia Of Chart Patterns, Second Edition
One of the best charting books

If I were to be deprived of all the trading books in my collection but one, that would be The Encyclopedia. Unlike other literature on the patterns, in this... Read More
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101 Rules Of Trading Discipline
A little boring but good

This book seemed to be a little boring but what do you expect from a book about discipline. There is definitely something in there for every trader to become... Read More
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Iswim - Iphone App
Great App

I think this app is pretty slick. I also have the IB app and think the charts on TOS's app are better. However, the execution on the IB app is a little easier Read More
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Fxcm (Forex Capital Markets)
I didn't care for them much

FXCM was exactly what you would expect out of a huge broker/dealer. Their softwares were good and their mobile trading was great but they definitely didn't... Read More
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Interactive Brokers
Best Execution in the Business

IB has the best execution out there. However, don't look to them for great analytics and customer support. IB expects you to know what you are doing and not... Read More
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Thinkorswim
Best Option Analytic Tools in the Business

Think or Swim has the best analysis for options trading. Their commissions are a bit high when compared to other brokers. I use their analytics and trade... Read More
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Maverick Trading
The only prop firms that allows me to trade all products