Books by Jim
Mind Over Markets
In my first book, Mind Over Markets: Power Trading with Market Generated Information, I take you through five development steps: Novice, Advanced Beginner, Competent, Proficient, and finally Expert. These steps describe the general progression that must occur in order to perfect any skill.
Markets in Profile
Markets in Profile: Profiting from the Auction Process expands upon the theory behind the Market Profile®. It elaborates upon the market’s intermediate and longer-term auctions, introduces a greater dispersion of trader time frames, and discusses in detail the importance of inventory distribution among all time frames.
Jim’s Suggested Reading List
As part of our ongoing educational support, Jim Dalton Trading suggests reading materials—books that are seldom on markets, but rather explore subjects like behavioral finance and how the brain processes information. The reason for this is as simple as it is potentially controversial: we believe that self-understanding is more important, over the long term, than market understanding. Or, as Einstein put it…
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”