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Dr. Alexander Elder

Trader and Author,

The New Trading for a Living

  • Author of the World Best-Seller: The New Trading for a Living
  • Barron’s Book of the Year Award Winner
  • Featured in the book The KGB Wanted List

About Dr. Alexander

Alexander Elder, MD, is a professional trader and a teacher of traders. His books, including The New Trading for a Living translated into 16 languages, are international bestsellers among private and institutional traders. Dr. Elder was trained as a psychiatrist and served on the faculty of Columbia University. Now he is a full-time trader but helps run SpikeTrade.com, a club whose members compete for the best trade of the week.

Dr. Alexander's Videos

Professionals and amateurs handle breakouts differently. Beginners expect breakouts to carry on and they jump in, while the pros know that most breakouts fail, and trade against them. Dr. Elder will show the tools he uses to tell true from false breakouts and share his trading methods. He will show trading examples and answer questions.

The new highs are the leaders of strength, the new lows the leaders of weakness on the stock exchange. Their patterns tend to change ahead of the broad market trends. Dr. Elder, who writes New High - New Low reports for SpikeTrade.com, will share with you some of his techniques and rules for using this powerful indicator. NH-NL is a tool that can help you gain an edge in the battle for market success.
Many market surprises can be avoided if you know where to look for warnings. If you see a sign Landmines on the side of the road, you're not going to walk into that field. Similar signs are posted along some of the market roads. Inexperienced and undisciplined traders who ignore those signs can get lucky for a while—but eventually walk into a real explosion. In this presentation Dr. Elder will show you where to find such signs and explain how to react them as you plan your path forward.

Dr. Alexander's Books

Dr. Alexander Elder

The New Trading for a Living: Psychology, Discipline, Trading Tools and Systems, Risk Control, Trade Management

The New Trading for a Living updates a modern classic, popular worldwide among both private and institutional traders. This revised and expanded edition brings time-tested concepts in gear with today's fast-moving markets, adding new studies and techniques for the modern trader.
Dr. Alexander Elder

Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living

You may read the best trading book, but how much of that knowledge will you retain a week later? This is why you need this Study Guide for The New Trading for a Living. It'll give you a firmer grasp of the essential trading rules and skills. This Study Guide, based on the bestselling trading book of all time, was created by its author to help you master the key points of his classic book.