A step-by-step guide to thriving in the futures market There are many day trading manuals out there, but most offer methodologies that are either unsubstantiated or unnecessarily complicated. In Beating the Financial Futures Market, professional trader Art Collins examines nine financial futureswith particular emphasis on the indexesand offers readers market-beating techniques that have been thoroughly tested. Collins reveals todays best mechanical trading methods, including information on optimization and indicators, and allows readers to ride alongside him as he further tests and theorizes about the makets in real time. The trades Collins makes are all backed by TradeStation performance summaries, so that readers can discover how the systems work and which ones they feel most comfortable using. Art Collins (Geneva, IL) has been a professional trader and Chicago Board of Trade member since 1989. Today, he is a frequent contributor to Futures magazine and the Tiger Shark Web site. Collins graduated from Northwestern University in 1975 and is active on the speaking circuit.