Alpha Trading by Perry J. Kaufman
Profitable Strategies That Remove Directional Risk (Wiley Trading)

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From a leading trading systems developer, how to make profitable trades when there are no obvious trends

How does a trader find alpha when markets make no sense, when price shocks cause diversification to fail, and when it seems impossible to hedge? What strategies should traders, long conditioned to trend trading, deploy? In Alpha Trading: Profitable Strategies That Remove Directional Risk, author Perry Kaufman presents strategies and systems for profitably trading in directionless markets and in those experiencing constant price shocks. The book
Details how to exploit new highs and lowsDescribes how to hedge primary risk components, find robustness, and craft a diversification programOther titles by Kaufman: New Trading Systems and Methods, 4th Edition and A Short Course in Technical Trading, both by Wiley

Given Kaufman's 30 years of experience trading in almost every kind of market, his Alpha Trading will be a welcome addition to the trading literature of professional and serious individual traders for years to come.

 

About Perry J. Kaufman

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PERRY KAUFMAN has more than thirty years of experience in financial engineering and hedge funds, and is well-known for his role in algorithmic trading. Since 1971, he has specialized in the development of fully systematic trading programs in derivatives and equities as well as risk management and leverage overlays. He is the author of New Trading Systems and Methods, Fourth Edition, A Short Course in Technical Trading, both from Wiley, and other books and articles that have gained worldwide acclaim.
 
Published February 4, 2011 by Wiley. 310 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Whenever Perry Kaufman writes a new book, and he’s not exactly prolific, system traders take note.

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