Smarts: High Probability
Short-Term Trading Strategies By
Laurence A. Connors and Linda Bradford Raschke
-- NOW IN ITS SEVENTH PRINTING!
out of four stars Excellent!"
Traders Consumer Report
you trade Stocks or Commodities, Street Smarts
is for you! Linda Raschke and Larry Connors
reveal their most successful short-term trading
by Larry Connors and New Market Wizard Linda
Raschke, this 242-page manual is considered
by many to be one of the best books written
on trading futures. Twenty-five years of combined
trading experience is divulged as you will learn
20 of their best strategies.
the methods you will be taught are:
Trading The backbone of Linda success.
Not only will you learn how to swing trade,
but you will also learn specific advanced
techniques never before made public.
Among the strategies revealed is an intraday
news strategy they use to exploit the herd
when the 8:30 a.m. economic reports are released.
This strategy will be especially appreciated
by bond traders and currency traders.
Recognition You will learn some of the best
short-term setup patterns available. Larry
and Linda will also teach you how they combine
these patterns with other strategies to identify
In Connors and Raschke's opinion, ADX is
one of the most powerful and misunderstood
indicators available to traders. Now, for
the first time, they reveal a handful of short-term
trading strategies they use in conjunction
with this terrific indicator.
You will learn how to identify markets that
are about to explode and how to trade these
included are chapters on trading the smart
money index, trading Crabel, trading gap reversals,
a special chapter on professional money management,
and many other trading strategies!
*The NFA requires us to state that "HYPOTHETICAL
OR SIMULATED PERFORMANCE RESULTS HAVE CERTAIN INHERENT
LIMITATIONS. UNLIKE AN ACTUAL PERFORMANCE RECORD,
SIMULATED RESULTS DO NOT REPRESENT ACTUAL TRADING.
ALSO, SINCE THE TRADES HAVE NOT ACTUALLY BEEN EXECUTED,
THE RESULTS MAY HAVE UNDER-OR-OVER COMPENSATED FOR
THE IMPACT, IF ANY, OF CERTAIN MARKET FACTORS, SUCH
AS LACK OF LIQUIDITY. SIMULATED TRADING PROGRAMS
IN GENERAL ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO THE FACT THAT THEY
ARE DESIGNED WITH THE BENEFIT OF HINDSIGHT. NO REPRESENTATION
IS BEING MADE THAT ANY ACCOUNT WILL OR IS LIKELY
TO ACHIEVE PROFITS OF LOSSES SIMILAR TO THOSE SHOWN."
not include slippage and commissions.
Larry Connors is a 22-year veteran of Wall Street. He was a vice president with Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette, before starting his own trading and information companies. He is CEO and founder of TradingMarkets.com and is author of numerous books on trading including Street Smarts (with Linda Raschke) which was selected by Stocks and Commodities Magazine as one of the classics of the past century.