This is the only comprehensive UK-published guide to short-term trading, combining detailed reference information with the author's advice on strategy and tactics. Every serious trader in the UK needs this book - not a nice-to-have, but a must-have! The 10 key things you will learn: - Detailed description of the different trading platforms (SEAQ, SETS, SETSmm, SEATS Plus) on the London Stock Exchange. - How to deal inside the spread in market making stocks and get the best price. - How auctions work on the London Stock Exchange platforms. - The importance of direct market access for active traders. - The secrets of programme trading, index arbitrage and block deals. - How the cash, futures, lending and derivatives markets interact. - The secrets and risks of short selling. - Which directors' deals to follow and which are irrelevant. - How to make money from takeover situations. - Secret strategies from an established and successful trader.