Trading Catalysts: How Events Move Markets and Create Trading Opportunities (paperback)
©2007 |FT Press | Available
Robert I. Webb
©2007 |FT Press | Available
The book provides broad, interesting coverage of these trading catalysts...
-- H. Mayo, The College of New Jersey (Reprinted with permission from CHOICE, copyright by the American Library Association)
First book to explain in detail how some events can cause large price moves in markets and how traders can profit from these events.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Market Conditions and Sentiment
Chapter 3: Talk Isn’t Cheap
Chapter 4: Geopolitical Events
Chapter 5: Weather and Natural Disasters
Chapter 6: Market Interventions
Chapter 7: Periodic Economic Reports
Chapter 8: Size Matters
Chapter 9: Bubbles, Crashes, Corners, and Market Crises
Chapter 10: The Accidental Catalyst
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Robert I. Webb teaches Financial Trading at both the McIntire School of Commerce and the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on derivative securities and markets, trading, and incentive economics. He is the author of Macroeconomic Information and Financial Trading(Oxford, 1994) and has written numerous academic papers. Webb has traded treasury bonds and other fixed income securities for the Investment Department of the World Bank; traded futures as a “local” on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange; designed new financial futures and option contracts for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange; served in the Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget during President Reagan’s first term; and served at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He previously taught at the University of Southern California. Webb is editor of The Journal of Futures Markets, a leading academic journal on derivative securities and markets. He earned his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Chicago, and has published widely in both academic journals and the financial press.
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