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Ali Moin Afshari

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (10 of 10)
Location: Toronto, Canada
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 124,715 - Total Helpful Votes: 10 of 10
Router Security Strategies: Securing IP Network Tr&hellip by Gregg Schudel
I bought this book to help me with a project I was doing from one of the major banks in Canada. This is a great book for any networking professional who wants one stop shopping to get everything he or she needs to implement network security with a hollistic approach on an enterprise scale. You must have the background though, meaning that this is not a beginner's book. I have used it again and again as a handy reference in various other projects. It is as theoretically sound as it is a practical implementation guide, with many examples and configuration scripts to help understanding the theories easy and fun.
Reading Price Charts Bar by Bar: The Technical Ana&hellip by Al Brooks
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the Effort, March 27 2011
This book totally changed my day and swing trading. Techniques presented by the author work in any time frame, however the book is not an easy read (as others have pointed out). That being said though, it is worth the effort. If you want to make it easy on yourself, read it in this sequence:
1. Read the introduction first,
2. Go to "trading guidelines" next,
3. Read the glossary (2-3 times),
4. Then read the last chapter (best trades) and try to find similar setups yourself.
Make sure you've really understood everything up to this point, then:
5. Go to chapter 1 and continue reading.

This book - in my opinion - is not appropriate for a beginner. Nor… Read more
Active Index Investing: Maximizing Portfolio Perfo&hellip by Steven A. Schoenfeld
This is an interesting but awfully long book. I don't think it was meant to be read cover to cover since the book is a collection of writings from different people. I find it, however, a little dated from the perspective of practicality, and especially in the case of a retail investor/trader. I think today an individual trader has at his or her disposal an array of powerful tools to gain an edge over institutions in "Maximizing Portfolio Performance and Minimizing Risk", which could interestingly be done by electronic trading of "Global Index Strategies". Options trading on index products and their related ETF products could be good examples. In pursuing that goal, a more effective book… Read more