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Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals

Building Reliable Trading Systems: Tradable Strategies That Perform As They Backtest and Meet Your Risk-Reward Goals

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 22-APR-2013

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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An award winning system developer explains how to create, test, and implement a profitable trading system Traders have long been drawn to the idea of translating their strategies and ideas into trading systems. While successful trading systems have been developed, in most cases, they work very well for a period of time in specific markets, but perform less well across all markets in all time frames. Nobody understands this better than author Keith Fitschen—a thought-leader in trading system development—and now, with Trading Strategy Generation + Website, he shares his extensive...

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Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

Bookkeeping For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2011

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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Created especially for the Australian customer! Take the stress out of bookkeeping with easy-to-follow advice from the experts Do you have trouble balancing the books for your small business every month? Or are you a professional bookkeeper wishing to hone your skills? Whatever your bookkeeping needs, this practical guide to the ins and outs of business transactions will help you ensure that the numbers add up every time. Follow the bookkeeping cycle -- make the end of the month hassle-free by recording transactions properly Translate the financial lingo -- know your assets...

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The Go-To Expert

The Go-To Expert

By: Heather Townsend; Jon Baker

Publisher: FT Publishing International

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-MAR-2014

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“Differentiating yourself from your peers is the challenge that every professional faces. This book gives you the clarity, process and confidence to make yourself stand out in a crowded market place.” Toni Hunter, Partner, George Hay Chartered Accountants   “This easy-to-read book shows you how to build a firm foundation to win business regularly from your network. Highly recommended for any corporate professional or small business owner.” Charlie Lawson, National Director, BNI UK & Ireland     The Go-To Expert provides no-nonsense advice on managing your transition into a...

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Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days: Don't Fear the Tax Man

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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Do you struggle with keeping your books? Do you dread facing your finances? Do you constantly fear that the tax man will come knocking? Learn Bookkeeping in 7 Days is your step-by-step guide to taking the stress out of keeping your books! This small business guide covers all of the basics, from setting up a general ledger through to confidently conquering your BAS, and all that's in between. In 7 quick and easy steps this book arms you with the knowledge you need to move to more advanced systems and will free up your time to focus on your business. Packed full of taxation tips,...

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Trading the Measured Move: A Path to Trading Success in a World of Algos and High Frequency Trading

Trading the Measured Move: A Path to Trading Success in a World of Algos and High Frequency Trading

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-MAR-2014

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A timely guide to profiting in markets dominated by high frequency trading and other computer driven strategies Strategies employing complex computer algorithms, and often utilizing high frequency trading tactics, have placed individual traders at a significant disadvantage in today's financial markets. It's been estimated that high-frequency traders—one form of computerized trading—accounts for more than half of each day's total equity market trades. In this environment, individual traders need to learn new techniques that can help them navigate modern markets and avoid being whipsawed...

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Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, + Website

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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A definitive book for any CEO—first time or otherwise—of a high-growth company While big company CEOs are usually groomed for the job for years, startup CEOs aren't—and they're often young and relatively inexperienced in business in general. Author Matt Blumberg, a technology and marketing entrepreneur, knows this all too well. Back in 1999, he started a company called Return Path, which later became the driving force behind the creation of his blog, OnlyOnce—because "you're only a first time CEO once." Now, more than a decade later, he's written Startup CEO. As the fifth book in the...

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How to Tell Anyone Anything

How to Tell Anyone Anything

By: Richard S. Gallagher

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 03-JUN-2009

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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No one likes to be criticized. But when feedback is necessary—whether it’s with a boss, someone we manage, or another co-worker—it takes great communication skills to successfully get the message across with feelings and relationships intact. Drawing from the latest in psychology on how best to connect with others, How to Tell Anyone Anything steers readers away from the common mistake of focusing on what’s wrong, and shows them instead how to provide clear, constructive, positive messages that create real behavior and performance change. Complete with illuminating examples and a unique...

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Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security

Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Learn to identify the social engineer by non-verbal behavior Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security focuses on combining the science of understanding non-verbal communications with the knowledge of how social engineers, scam artists and con men use these skills to build feelings of trust and rapport in their targets. The author helps readers understand how to identify and detect social engineers and scammers by analyzing their non-verbal behavior. Unmasking the Social Engineer shows how attacks work, explains nonverbal communications, and demonstrates with visuals...

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How To Pass The CPA Exam: The IPassTheCPAExam.com Guide for International Candidates

How To Pass The CPA Exam: The IPassTheCPAExam.com Guide for International Candidates

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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A CPA exam guide written specifically for international students The US CPA qualification exam is the most popular professional accounting qualification not just in the United States, but around the world as well. As international testing centers open across the globe, increasing numbers of non-American students are taking the exam, but lack a study resource written specifically for them. Author Stephanie Ng passed the exam in less than a year and operates a popular exam test-prep website at IPassTheCPAExam.com. In How to Pass the CPA Exam, Ng explains her techniques and study tactics...

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The Other Kind of Smart

The Other Kind of Smart

By: Harvey DEUTSCHENDORF

Publisher: AMACOM

Publication Date: 20-MAY-2009

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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We have known for years that the difference between those who become successful in life and those who struggle is their degree of emotional intelligence (EI), or "people skills.” Now, The Other Kind of Smart shows readers how they can increase their emotional intelligence and overcome the barriers that are preventing them from realizing their true potential. Emotional intelligence coach Harvey Deutschendorf has shown thousands of people how to relate emotional intelligence to everyday situations. Here, he uses the proven techniques of storytelling, combined with quotes and exercises, to show...

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Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

Broadcast Announcing Worktext, 4th Edition

By: Alan Stephenson; David Reese; Mary Beadle

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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This book provides the aspiring broadcast performer with the skills, techniques, and procedures necessary to enter this highly competitive field....

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Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors, Third Edition

Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors, Third Edition

By: Michelle Carey; Moira McFadden Lanyi; Deirdre Longo; Eric Radzinski; Shannon Rouiller; Elizabeth Wilde

Publisher: IBM Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Today, technical communicators have an even greater responsibility to help their organizations create easy-to-use, leading-edge products. The era of simply "papering" a product with lengthy manuals is over: now, communicators need to create self-documenting interfaces and self-correcting messages, and help product teams craft offerings that always place the user front-and-center. The newest edition of IBM's classic Developing Quality Technical Information: A Handbook for Writers and Editors focuses squarely on these new realities. It...

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Planning in 140 Tweets

Planning in 140 Tweets

By: Ricardo Vargas

Publisher: Project Management Institute

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Quick tips on ideas, concepts and the use of project management in your profession and life. No matter what is your profession, every time that a temporary nature shows up in a work of yours, which is different from routine, you have in front of you a project. And managing a project is different from managing routine. This book is meant to be read by the lawyer, doctor, entrepreneur, researcher, public servant, ie, for all professionals who want to learn the key concepts that involve planning activities and project management in a simple, fast and direct way. ...

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Anatomy of a Design Proposal

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Anatomy of a Design Proposal

By: Michael Janda

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 08-MAR-2014

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It didn’t take Mike Janda, owner of the design firm, RiSER, long to realize that the one-page, line-item priced proposals he sent to clients back in his freelance days would need to “grow up” if he was going to expand his business. Over the course of his 11 years running RiSER, Janda and his team fine tuned their request for proposal (RFP) format and used it to successfully land millions of dollars of business from high-profile clients such as Google, Disney, NBC, FOX, National Geographic, Warner Bros., and others. While no proposal format is perfect–and this certainly isn't the only way to...

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The Nonviolence Handbook

The Nonviolence Handbook

By: Michael N Nagler

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 14-APR-2014

Insert Date: 05-MAR-2014

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Love Is Stronger Than Hate “Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force,” renowned peace activist Michael Nagler writes. Here he offers a step-by-step guide to creatively using nonviolence to confront any problem and to build change movements capable of restructuring the very bedrock of society. Nagler identifies some specific tactical mistakes made by unsuccessful nonviolent actions such as the Tiananmen Square demonstrations and the Occupy protests and...

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J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2014: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2014: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 21-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The tax facts and strategies that every small business owner needs to know Owning a small business is a big responsibility. While all small business owners seek to improve their bottom line, few realize all the ways that both current and new tax laws can help them do so. With J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2014, you'll quickly discover how. Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and provides you with the information needed to make tax-smart decisions throughout the year. Focusing on...

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Learn MYOB in 7 Days

Learn MYOB in 7 Days

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The step-by-step guide that takes the stress out of keeping your books with MYOB This small business guide covers all the essentials, from setting up an account through to confidently producing financial reports, and all that's in between. In 7 quick and easy steps this book arms you with the knowledge you need to navigate your way through MYOB and will free up your time to focus on your business. Packed full of tips, tricks and traps to avoid, this is essential reading for small business owners and bookkeepers wanting to quickly and easily learn MYOB. ...

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Tips For A Successful Ebay Business: Check 100

Tips For A Successful Ebay Business: Check 100

By: Todd Alexander

Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 05-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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100 simple, easy-to-use health checks for your eBay business Storefront businesses are popping up across Australia, while many traditional businesses are tapping into eBay as a new sales channel. Other than eBay, what do the owners of all these businesses have in common? They're busy running their businesses and they need smart and easy tips on how to boost their business operations. Now, with Check 100, eBay expert Todd Alexander offers a simple list of 100 quick health checks that will help owners of small- and medium-size businesses optimise and maximise their eBay profits. It's easy...

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The Taxpayers' Guide 2013 - 2014, 25th Edition

The Taxpayers' Guide 2013 - 2014, 25th Edition

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Publisher: Wrightbooks

Publication Date: 28-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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The one-stop resource for understanding the Australian tax system, from the experts at Taxpayers Australia The complete guide to understanding the Australian tax system, The Taxpayers' Guide 2013-2014 is packed with tax-savings strategies and helpful advice presented in a clear, easy-to-follow style that makes it essential reading for all taxpayers seeking information and tools to ensure they pay exactly what they owe...and not a cent more. Revised and updated for the 2013-2014 tax year, the book brings together almost a century of expertise from Taxpayers Australia in one comprehensive...

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The Music Producer’s Survival Stories

The Music Producer’s Survival Stories

By: Brian M. Jackson

Publisher: Course Technology PTR

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 01-MAR-2014

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Featuring interviews with professional fulltime musicians, audio engineers, and producers who are making their own way in today's independent and electronic music scenes, THE MUSIC PRODUCER'S SURVIVAL STORIES: INTERVIEWS WITH VETERAN, INDEPENDENT, AND ELECTRONIC MUSIC PROFESSIONALS will inform you, encourage you, and inspire you to pursue your own music career your way. This title is a companion volume to author Brian Jackson's The Music Producer's Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity, and Career in Independent and Electronic Music, which explores the integration of creative passion, lifestyle,...