MANESH PATEL, CTA, is the President of EII Capital Group, a financial company that offers a variety of services, including money management, consulting, and trading. He is a technical trader whose technical foundation is built around a Japanese trend trading system called Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. With Ichimoku Kinko Hyo, Patel trades the following instruments: currencies, futures, options, stocks, and commodities. He is actively involved in Ichimoku trading and runs www.ichimoku.net and www.kumotrader.com, which has 125,000 subscribers and is ranked 260 among active Forex Web sites. Patel is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA) and received his master's in engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Components of a Trading System.
Chapter 1 Ichimoku Components.
Kumo Cloud Components.
Senkou Span A.
Senkou Span B.
Chapter 2 Ichimoku Trading Plan.
Chapter 3 Ichimoku Backtesting.
EURUSD--A Two-Year Backtest.
Summary--Two Years of Backtesting.
Chapter 4 Post Analysis.
Examining the Backtest Results.
Optimize Trading Plan.
Chapter 5 Ichimoku Strategies.
Ideal Ichimoku Strategy.
Chapter 6 Ichimoku Time Elements.
Ichimoku Time Elements.
Chapter 7 Applied Trader Psychology/Doug Laughlin.
Is It as Easy as Just Being Taught a New System?
The Problem We Have with Getting in Our Own Way.
Is There a Conspiracy Against the Small Trader?
Traders Myth – Smart People Make the Best Traders.
Losing Trades Are Acceptable.
A Successful System Will Fortify Your Convictions.
Self-Sabotage and How It Applies to Your Trading.
In Summary–Trader Psychology Overall.
Chapter 8 Day Trading with Ichimoku.
Consequences of trading without a Trading Plan
Chapter 9 Conclusion.
Ichimoku Analysis Sheet.
About the Author.