Todd Lofton is a past member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and a popular seminar speaker and writer on the subject of futures. He was president of Investor Publications, and the first publisher and editor of Futures magazine. Mr. Lofton received his master's degree in financial management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
Chapter 1: Introduction.
Chapter 2: Basic Terms and Concepts.
Chapter 3: Futures Markets Today.
Chapter 4: The Speculator.
Chapter 5: The Hedger.
Chapter 6: The Green Stuff.
Chapter 7: The Orders.
Chapter 8: The Arena.
Chapter 9: Fundamental Analysis.
Chapter 10: Technical Analysis.
Chapter 11: Hedging Revisited.
Chapter 12: The Financial Futures.
Chapter 13: Single-Stock Futures.
Chapter 14: Money Management for Speculators.
Chapter 15: Futures Options.
Chapter 16: Rules and Regulations.
Chapter 17: Contracts in Brief.
Chapter 18: Discover Electricity.
Chapter 19: Trading Futures Electronically.
Chapter 20: Day Trading.
Appendix A: More Chart Patterns and What They Mean.
Appendix B: More About Point-and-Figure Charts.
Appendix C: More About Moving Averages.
Appendix D: More About Stochastics and Relative Strength.
Appendix E: Single-Stock Futures Traded on OneChicago.
Appendix F: Single-Stock Futures Traded on LIFFE CONNECT.
Appendix G: Overseas Futures Markets.
Appendix H: Firms with Direct Access for Electronic Trading.