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    • Gabriele Bellelli    Francesca Fossatelli   

      Investing with Certificates

      Selecting, building and managing a limited risk portfolio

      A book that accompanies readers through the world of certificates, going from the basics to investigating the most advanced themes and aspects, known only by industry professionals.

      After a first introductory section, where the types of certificates are described, the book, with a matter-of-fact and operating approach, describes the selection criteria and how to build and manage an efficient portfolio.

      The authors then deal with leverage certificates, showing how to correctly use them both to speculate and as a portfolio hedging instrument.

      The last section investigates the tax aspect and the behaviour of certificates when extraordinary events occur, such as in the case of a capital increase, takeover bid or extraordinary dividend.

      The book aims to make savers aware and autonomous in selecting, building and managing a certificate portfolio that is efficient in achieving their financial objectives with a limited degree of risk.

    • Gianluca Defendi   

      A practical Guide to Forex

      The secrets to successfully investing in the foreign exchange market

      A complete guide to Forex, a market appropriate for short-term trading which also gives the opportunity to take advantage of the medium-term trends that occur in the most important exchange rates that are fuelled by the macroeconomic situations present in the various geographical areas (Eurozone, America, Asia and China).

      This book describes in detail the various fundamental factors that affect the behaviour of the reference currencies (Euro, Dollar, Yen, Sterling), the key role played by interest rates and the consequences of expansive monetary policies (in particular, Quantitative Easing) adopted in recent years by the various central banks (FED, BCE, BOJ, BOE). Among the various aspects analyzed there are also the consequences of the expansive decisions taken by the central banks in order to provide liquidity to the entire financial system.

      After describing intermarket connections between the various financial assets (shares, currencies, commodities and bonds) and the correlations existing between the various exchange rates, the author deals with some specific issues such as the analysis of economic cycles and the study of CoT report.

      The final part focuses on some operating themes with the typical signals provided by Japanese candlesticks, the Ichimoku analysis and the study of prices carried out with the multi-time frame method.

    • Andrea Forni    Massimiliano Malandra   

      Investing in future Megatrends

      Investment scenarios connected to demographic, technological and environmental factors

      How can the structural changes that affect the global economy be exploited? This book accompanies readers in understanding the megatrends that will drive the economic and social development of the coming decades.

      Based on these premises, around twenty investments scenarios are described, developing demographic, technological, environmental, social and geo-strategic themes.

      Each scenario is accompanied by the construction of a theoretical portfolio consisting of listed companies and innovative start-ups, and asset management instruments such as ETFs, certificates and funds. These scenarios can be easily replicated by the readers, who will have available for their analyses more than 400 financial instruments.

      The book provides a chance to take a look at how the world is changing with global warming, overpopulation, scarcity of resources, the increasing role of East Asia, the extensive application of digital technologies, the entry of robotics and Artificial Intelligence in society and at work: all these megatrends represent new challenges for individuals, the economy, society, and the planet.

    • Gabriele Bellelli   

      Investing with ETFs and ETCs

      Building a profitable and low-risk portfolio

      This book describes in detail ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) and ETCs (Exchange Traded Commodities), financial instruments listed in real time that enable to positively and negatively replicate the performance of an underlying financial asset (typically stock exchange indices, bond indices and raw materials).

      In the first part of the book, the author deals fully and comprehensively with the various types and the main features of ETFs and ETCs. In the second part, he describes the selection criteria to identify the most efficient ETFs to use for building up an investment portfolio.

      The final part focuses on the main operating strategies that can be used to achieve positive yields in the medium-to-long term with a limited degree of risk. Each strategy is objective and can be replicated by any investor and comes with statistical tests to check its profitability and degree of risk.

      The objective of the book is to make readers able to build and manage an ETF portfolio prudently in order to be autonomous and independent from the advice given by their banks or financial promoters.

    • Giovanni Trombetta   

      Trading strategies with Python

      Models of quantitative analysis at the service of investors

      Coding tools to design successful strategies. Python, now at the peak of its popularity, is a language within everybody’s reach. Simple to learn, powerful and open source, it is used in a wide variety of professional and industrial sectors, from engineering to medical research to finance.

      This book is a Python programming manual, for beginners and the more expert, and a quantitative analysis design manual. The very practical approach aims to make readers independent in their analyses, whether short term with a view to trading, or the medium-to-long term for investing.

      After learning the basics of the language and the use of the main libraries, the statistical analysis of price data is carried out, seeking out inefficiencies that can be profitably used when making intraday and multiday trading systems. Readers are then led to the creation of an entire backtest engine and to further analyse classical and unconventional validation techniques. After comparing various systems operating on shares and commodities, the themes of multi-parametric optimization and risk management are further investigated, with a specific focus on Montecarlo Analysis and Equity & Performance Control.

      In short, a book that describes in detail all the project, implementation and validation stages of ideas serving investors.

    • Pietro Di Lorenzo   

      Time is Money – if you know how to invest it!

      The best Strategies to make your Savings pay off

      The book provides highly practical and ready-to-use strategies for anyone who has savings and wants to invest independently.

      The author lays out five ways to invest in the stock market, depending on how much time you have. Whether you have an hour a day or an hour every three months, you need to take charge of your savings in order to manage them, following clear-cut rules, with awareness and profitability. The aim is not just to maximise the return on your assets, but to find a way that is consistent with your personal financial objectives, your level of risk and, above all, the time you want to devote to this activity.

      Each chapter is rounded out by practical examples on real markets, making it easy to immediately apply what you learn.

    • Gabriele Bellelli   

      Trading with Oscillators

      Strategies and Techniques for precision Trading

      This practical book provides hundreds of real-life examples and statistical data to effectively assess the reliability, the pros & cons and the outcomes of all the tools described within.

      Oscillators are extremely valuable tools in the trading sector. They provide further support to the graphic analysis of prices. Written to maximise efficiency, the book is a practical guide for anyone working daily in the field of financial markets. It explores the several dozens of different indicators and oscillators that a trader is bound to come across while using the main chart analysis software packages. You will also find a number of operational techniques, concepts and notions exclusive to this book – for example directions for editing or creating indicators.

    • Danilo Zatta   

      The Fundamentals of Pricing

      Pricing Strategies to increase Profitability

      The second edition of Italy’s first and most used guide on how to take full advantage of pricing strategies. A handbook on how to improve company profitability and seize new growth opportunities.
      Pricing is the most impactful factor on company profitability. However, most companies do not take full advantage of the potential of pricing and rely instead on preset formulas; they struggle to go beyond basic profit margins or to do something more than simply keep up with the competition. Others still, they just act on instinct. This often leads to dramatic dips in profits. In this practical, straightforward guide readers will find everything they need to know about pricing – namely what techniques and what tools to use, what the different pricing strategies are, and how to make the best of the potential of pricing. This handbook is dedicated to professionals and companies selling goods or services that are willing to maximise their approach to pricing.