Oct 132013
 

A timely guide to profiting in markets dominated by high frequency trading and other computer driven strategiesStrategies 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 by larger, institutional players.Trading the Measured Move offers a blueprint for profiting from the price waves created by computer-driven algorithmic and high-frequency trading strategies. The core of author David Halsey's approach is a novel application of Fibonnaci retracements, which he uses to set price targets and low-risk entry points. When properly applied, it allows traders to gauge market
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Trading the Measured Move: A Path to Trading Success in a World of Algos and High Frequency Trading (Wiley Trading)
Oct 102013
 

New edition of book that demystifies quant and algo tradingIn this updated edition of his bestselling book, Rishi K Narang offers in a straightforward, nontechnical style—supplemented by real-world examples and informative anecdotes—a reliable resource takes you on a detailed tour through the black box. He skillfully sheds light upon the work that quants do, lifting the veil of mystery around quantitative trading and allowing anyone interested in doing so to understand quants and their strategies. This new edition includes information on High Frequency Trading.Offers an update on the bestselling book for explaining in non-mathematical terms what quant and algo trading are and how they workProvides key information for investors to evaluate the best hedge fund investmentsExplains how quant strategies fit into a portfolio, why they are valuable, and how to evaluate a quant managerThis new edition of Inside the Black Box explains quant investing without the jargon and goes a long way t
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Inside the Black Box: A Simple Guide to Quantitative and High Frequency Trading (Wiley Finance)
Jun 262013
 

This book explores the problem of high frequency trading (HFT) as well as the need for US stock market reform. This collection of previously published and unpublished materials includes the following articles and white papers: 1. The Problem of HFT - explains how HFTs came to dominate US equity markets by exploiting artificial advantages introduced by electronic exchanges that catered to HFT strategies2. HFT Scalping Strategies - describes the primary features of modern HFT strategies currently active in US equities as well as the benefits these strategies extract from the maker-taker market model and the regulatory framework of the national market system3. Why HFTs Have an Advantage - explains the critical importance of HFT-oriented special order types and exchange order matching engine practices in the operation of modern HFT strategies4. HFT - A Systemic Issue - a discussion of the latest industry and regulatory developments with regard to exchange order matching practices that serv
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The Problem of HFT - Collected Writings on High Frequency Trading  & Stock Market Structure Reform