Thomsett, Michael C.
Stock Market Math
Essential formulas for selecting and managing stock and risk
Aims and Scope
Stock Market Math shows you how to calculate return, leverage, risk, fundamental and technical analysis problems, price, volume, momentum and moving averages, including over 125 formulas and Excel programs for each, enabling readers to simply plug formulas into a spread sheet.
This book is the definitive reference for all investors and traders. It introduces the many formulas and legends every investor needs, and explains their application through examples and narrative discussions providing the Excel spreadsheet programs for each. Readers can find instant answers to every calculation required to pick the best trades for your portfolio, quantify risk, evaluate leverage, and utilize the best technical indicators.
Michael C. Thomsett is a market expert, author, speaker and coach. His many books include Mathematics of Options, Real Estate Investor’s Pocket Calculator, and A Technical Approach to Trend Analysis. In Stock Market Math, the author advances the science of risk management and stock evaluation with more than 50 endnotes, 50 figures and tables, and a practical but thoughtful exploration of how investors and traders may best quantify their portfolio decisions.
I am thankful Michael Thomsett was able to bring clarity and context to investment performance measurement. It's a foreign language to so many but vital to our ability to save and retire. A great read for anyone interested in the markets.
--Jakob Rohn, Co-founder, WorkN and Board Member, Delta Data
Michael Thomsett has done it again--simple, practical and actionable advice for anyone seeking to understand how the stock market works while limiting downside risk. An essential encyclopedia of market knowledge presented with simplicity. A "must read" reference for anyone interested in the stock market.
--Gary Lynch, CEO & Founder, The Risk Project, LLC
Score another winner for Michael Thomsett! In Stock Market Math the education guru is back, big time--providing us with the blueprints for success. With a writing style that is at once comprehensive, yet easy to understand, Thomsett's trademark ability to "make the complex simple" is on full display. Filled with wisdom, Thomsett's book tackles concepts that will appeal to investors at every level. Beginners will enjoy his breakdown of investment building blocks, while seasoned pros will appreciate his deeper dive into the material. Yet all will take something away from Thomsett's book--and that something is the ability to take higher and more consistent profits out of the stock market.
--Michael Stoppa, Author, The Options Alchemist