Oct 152013
 

Want to become a truly great trader – either for yourself or for a proprietary trading firm? This book will help you get there. This unique approach is the closest thing to signing up for a “trader boot camp” yourself! You’ll learn by watching new traders walk through actual trades, explain what they’ve tried to do, and try to survive brutally tough expert critiques. One trade at a time, The Playbook reveals how professional traders must think in order to succeed “under fire,” how they assess their own performance, and how they work relentlessly to improve. Using concrete, actionable setups drawn from his extensive trading and training experience, Bellafiore walks through an extraordinary array of trades, showing readers how to maximize profits and avoid disastrous hidden pitfalls. He covers support plays, bull-and-bear flags, opening drives, important intraday levels, bounce and fade trades, pullbacks, scalps, technical opportunities, consolidation, relative strength, ma
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The PlayBook: An Inside Look at How to Think Like a Professional Trader
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
Price:$30.08 (as of July 19, 2015 at 8:52 am UTC detailsProduct prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on www.amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.)

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Inside the Black Box: A Simple Guide to Quantitative and High Frequency Trading (Wiley Finance)