One of the most frequent questions we get at Standard & Poor’s is, “What are the criteria
for being added to an S&P Index?” First and foremost, S&P Indices are not rules-based; all
changes are fully discretionary and are determined by the Index Committee based upon public
information. Companies may not apply for inclusion.
The Standard & Poor’s Index Committee examines five main criteria when looking for
Index candidates: trading analysis, liquidity, ownership, fundamental analysis, market
capitalization, and sector representation.
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The Wiley Trading series features books by traders who have survived the market’s ever
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getting back to basics.
A thorough trading guide from a professional trader
The Complete Guide to Technical Trading Tactics can help the new individual investor understand the mechanics of the markets. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, this book details what it takes to trade and shows readers how they can broaden their horizons by investing in the futures and options markets.
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Barbara Rockefeller is a writer specializing in international economics and finance, with a focus on foreign exchange. She also trades in the foreign exchange market. She is the publisher of a daily newsletter on the foreign exchange market, “The Strategic Currency Briefing.” Her newsletter combines technical and fundamental observations. Additionally, she publishes separate daily “Trader’s Advice” reports for spot and futures foreign exchange traders.
In Come Into My Trading Room, noted trader and author Dr. Alexander Elder returns to expand far beyond the three M's (Mind, Method, and Money) of his bestselling Trading for a Living. Shifting focus from technical analysis to the overall management of a trader's money, time, and strategy, Dr. Elder takes readers from the fundamentals to the secrets of being a successful trader--identifying new, little known indicators that can lead to huge profits.
In the early 1980s, as the editor-in-chief of Commodities magazine,
I was privy to a number of different trading ideas and techniques—
so many, in fact, it was difficult to determine which was
best or sometimes which had merit. This was during the heyday of
innovations in the futures markets with the introduction of the cashsettlement
concept in eurodollar futures, futures on broad-based stock
indexes, crude oil futures, the pilot program for options on futures, and
a number of other new contracts in areas where futures and options
did not exist before.
How to Access and Trade the World's Biggest Market Philip Gotthelf
The first and last word on trading within currency markets Expert trading veteran Philip Gotthelf provides the first comprehensive guide to currency speculation aimed toward the average investor. Combining fundamental and technical analysis, this book teaches traders how to take advantage of fluctuations within the currency markets and capture enormous gains. Currency Trading takes the latest developments in the FOREX market and provides readers with a complete trading plan....
Like that of most technical analysts, my analytical work for many years relied on traditional chart analysis supported by a host of internal technical indicators. About five years ago, however, my technical work took a different direction. As consulting editor for the Commodity Research Bureau (CRB), I spent a considerable amount of time analyzing the Commodity Research Bureau Futures Price Index, which measures the trend of commodity prices.
Chapter 2 SINGLE-MARKET ANALYSIS. Trading With Tunnel Vision Can Put You on the Losing Side of a Trade. Analysis of the behavior of financial markets for the purpose of identifying and forecasting market direction has historically and traditionally been divided into two distinct schools: fundamental analysis and technical analysis.
The three chapters of this report cover an assessment on the impacts of China ’s
accession to the WTO (World Trade Organization), an analysis on Free Trade Areas in
China, Japan and Korea, and an analysis on the perspectives and issues of Japanese and
Korean direct investment in China, with a focus on technology transfer. These three
areas represent the major issues related to the trend toward liberalized trade and
investment in Northeast Asia.
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Department of Crop Protection.
Like that of most technical analysts, my analytical work for many years relied on
traditional chart analysis supported by a host of internal technical indicators. About
five years ago, however, my technical work took a different direction. As consulting
editor for the Commodity Research Bureau (CRB), I spent a considerable amount of
time analyzing the Commodity Research Bureau Futures Price Index, which measures
the trend of commodity prices.
One of the best ways to learn about the markets and trading is to
have a mentor, an experienced person who knows the ropes
thoroughly and is willing to pass along his or her knowledge to you
personally. As a reporter for a wire service on every major
exchange floor at one time or another, Jim Wyckoff had access to
some of the best and brightest people in the business – not just one
mentor but many mentors.
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries all major European powers had adopted
a mercantile policy. The logic behind mercantilism was that a state must have a
“favorable balance of trade” so that gold and silver would not flow out of the country to
purchase needed manufactured goods or food from foreign countries. In order to limit its
foreign imports, a state “should encourage manufacturers.