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Trading Stategies for Capital Markets by Joseph F. Benning

Trading Stategies for Capital Markets


Trading Stategies for Capital Markets by Joseph F. Benning

In order to succeed in the capital markets, professional traders and investors must understand that markets aren't mathematical abstractions, but dynamic, real-time reflectors of the world we live in. You need to know how the capital markets work in practice, what the drivers are, how to recognize them, and how to develop and implement effective trading strategies. Written by Joseph Benning, a Moody's Vice President and former Senior Economist at the Chicago Board of Trade, this vital financial resource provides examples of successful trading strategies, guidance on when and why to use them, and revealing discussions of trading psychology and risk management. With his trademark lively and engaging style, Dr. Benning cuts through the complexities of the capital markets, making them accessible, practical, interesting, and easy to understand. He also organizes Trading Strategies for Capital Markets into three sections for maximum depth and clarity that cover The historical development of capital markets, the modern market, and drivers such as pricing, policy, and volatility Main instruments of capital markets, including debt, treasury and federal securities, corporate and municipal bonds, equity securities, hybrid securities, and options. This part also covers trading strategies such as Carry Trade, Tactical Yield Curve Trading, Treasury Basis, and Synthetic Yield Curve--and offers expert accounts of ETFs and equity indexes Insightful information on risk management, behavioral finance, trading psychology, and position risk Trading Strategies for Capital Markets equips professional traders and investors with a complete, one-stop reference for all aspects of today's complex capital markets that includes winning trading strategies for taking advantage of current market realities.

About the Author

Joseph Benning, Ph.D., is currently Vice President and Senior Training Consultant for capital markets and derivatives at Moody's, as well as an adjunct Professor of Finance at New School University. He was previously a Senior Economist at the Chicago Board of Trade, and prior to that, was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Change and Governance. Dr. Benning has also served as a bond trader, trading manager, and sales manager at several investment banks, in both New York and London.

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Publication date

28th August 2007


Joseph F. Benning

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McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe


356 pages


Investment & securities



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