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Aiki Trading: Trading in Harmony with the Markets

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Jeff has done a terrific job combining the principles of the martial art aikido with his trading strategy. He provides a step-by-step building of his trading strategy while infusing the analogies of aikido. I have had the opportunity to practice and teach Japanese martial arts for over 30 years and the martial art concepts that Jeff presents in his book are right on target! He also presents important concepts that are often overlooked by the beginner trader that are essential to successful trading.
Daniel M. Gramza
President
Gramza Capital Management, Inc.

Jeffery Tie's work on trading in harmony or aiki is a most welcome and long overdue addition to the rare literature on eastern philosophical approaches and techniques to markets. Using and fusing the long history of Chinese martial arts philosophy and the Japanese shinkendo swordmanship. His practical how–to book is about how to use the art of aikido to manage one’s trading.
Peter Pontikis
Investment Management Specialist, ANZ Private
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
Director of the International Federation of Technical Analysts

It is rare to find new insights on a subject as extensively covered as trading. Jeffery Tie, educating traders at the Singapore Exchange for nearly a decade, has accomplished this with his work Aiki Trading. Weaving in a martial art perspective along with a bit of history, Jeffery superbly covers the foundational areas of trading one must master. His perspectives on being in harmony are beneficial beyond the world of trading. Aspiring traders and seasoned professionals alike should have this book in their library.
James A. Kaminecki
Chief Operating Officer
TraderView

Aiki Trading analyzes the finest techniques and philosophies in two very different disciplines and marries them to produce a study that synergizes the best from both worlds. The mastery of body and self that aikido and shinkendo teach provides piercing insight into the skills and discipline necessary to successfully navigate the often turbulent waters of market trading using technical analysis, demonstrating how understanding of ancient arts can lay the foundation
for lasting prosperity.
Bob Tan
Associate Director
HWANGDBS Investment Bank Berhad

Aiki Trading is very easy to read and demystifies a complex subject in a language that would-be traders on the street can easily read and understand. Jeffery Tie's writing style, like that of his martial arts, cuts to the heart of the subject matter—he uses his pen as a bushido's katana in the complex world of trading. All in all a great book for the "would-be trader to the neophyte trader," or the layman on the street that wants to get a grasp of what "this trading caper is all about."
Stephen "Ox" Noonan
Proprietary Trader–Consultant

Jeff has successfully transposed the important physical and philosophical aspects of martial arts into financial markets trading. Beginners and experienced traders can learn important lessons from this book.
Th'ng Beng Hooi, CFA
SGX Academy Secretariat


Jeffery Tie is a successful trader and trainer with more than 25 years of experience in financial markets. His stock market career began in 1977 with JM Sassoon and continued with Kim Eng Securities.
In 1997, Jeffery joined Refco Singapore where he developed new expertise in international futures markets and foreign exchange.
Jeffery's experience and training at stock broking and futures broking enhanced his understanding of technical analysis and trading. This expertise was augmented by his association and friendship with a well known fund manager and trading coach.
Jeffery's proficiency in technical analysis was recognized by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) who invited him to its panel of educators where he consistently gets very positive feedback from attendees of his seminars and
courses. Jeffery has spoken to international audiences in Singapore, Jakarta, Mumbai, and Sri Lanka.
Jeffery is also an instructor registered with the International Shinkendo Federation (ISF), an organization that promotes Japanese swordsmanship and martial arts. This interest has allowed him to notice the similarity in the
philosophy of martial arts and the philosophy of trading.
Jeffery joined CMC in April 2007 where he was responsible for the content and presentation of CMC's educational programs.
He currently focuses on both trading and conducting technical analysis courses and workshops with the SGX and the Financial Training Institute@SMU.
Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

The Philosophy of Aiki Trading.

CHAPTER 1 Aikido.

History.

The Principles and Techniques of Aikido.

CHAPTER 2 Candlestick Charting.

Feudal Japan’s Ethos, and its Impact on the Development of Japanese Candlestick Charting.

The Methods of Aiki Trading.

CHAPTER 3 The Expanded Sideways Range Pattern.

Bulls, Bears, and Turtles.

Observations and Conclusion.

Codifying the Trading Rules for the Expanded Sideways Range Pattern.

The Action Zones.

The Entry Trigger.

Risk and Money Management: The Stop Loss Exit.

Qualifying the Trade.

CHAPTER 4 The Directional Trending Pattern.

Identifying and Trading a Type 1 Trend Pattern.

Planning the Stop Loss Exit.

The Structural Risk.

The Profit Exit Strategy.

Timeframe and the Selection of its Relevant Moving Average Value.

CHAPTER 5 The Successful Breakout.

Managing the Trade.

CHAPTER 6 Using Oscillators.

Relative Strength Index.

The RSI Divergence Signal (or RSI Camouflage Signal).

The Slow Stochastic Oscillator.

CHAPTER 7 Applying Fibonacci Numbers and Ratios in Trade Analysis.

Assessing the Fibonacci Profit Target.

CHAPTER 8 Trade Volume and its Interpretation.

CHAPTER 9 Risk, Money, and Trade Management.

The Learning Phase.

Trading for Profits.

The Preservation of Capital.

Money Management: The Preservation of Our Capital.

Risk Management Combined with the 2 Percent Money Management Rule.

Position Sizing.

Winning Trade Management and the Rule of 3.

CHAPTER 10 On Trading Psychology.

Summary.

Beliefs About Success.

Market Understanding.

Risk Management, Money Management, and Trade Management.

Winning Psychology.

Index.