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Best book on daytrading commodities?

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Best book on daytrading commodities?

I am curious what books you recommend for daytrading grain futures? maybe something on pivot points, charts, etc

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If you wish to trade grains, you should be familiar with the markets. You are trading against guys who have a research department at their disposal.

Otherwise trading grains is like trading anything else.

However, grains are not particularly suited for daytrading:

The opening hours cannot be compared to those of financial futures. There is a (rare) risk that you will find yourself locked in a position limit up or limit down. Also some of the grains are not among the most liquid futures.

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The three well known and preferred books for day trading are - A Beginner's Guide to Day Trading by Tony Turner, Start Day Trading Now: A Quick and Easy Introduction to making Money while Managing your Risk by Michael Sincere and Day Trading for Dummies by Ann C. Louge

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the obvious choice

May I suggest the obvious choice, aptly named:

Day Trading Grain Futures, by David Bennett Day Trading Grain Futures: A practical guide to trading for a living (Na) eBook: David Bennett: Kindle Store

It's a quick read, but fundamentally sound and could be easily applied/modded to fit your own style.

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Oldie but goodies....

Requires quite a bit of time to go through...but a good education...

Technical Analysis by Jack Schweger

Fundamental Analysis by Jack Schweger

I think both are published 1995.

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I am quite fond of:

of course it is not specific to day trading.

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why do you want to daytrade grains?

that's kray imo

a chart is a chart.

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Mastering the Trade - John Carter

Thats what got me hooked and i can cleanly understand
not grains per se.. but the sq. method can be applied
Look at and he has a series on grains trading

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