Advanced Trading Rules

2nd Edition

Editors: Emmanual Acar Stephen Satchell
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750655163
eBook ISBN: 9780080493435
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 23rd May 2002
Page Count: 449
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Table of Contents

Technical trading rules; Mean variance analysis; Expected returns; Moving average trading rules; Distribution of directional strategies; Exchange Rate prediction; Foreign exchange markets; Informative spillovers in the currency markets; Stop-loss rules; Technical trading rules for S&P 500 futures; Commodity trading advisors; BAREP futures funds.


Description

Advanced Trading Rules is the essential guide to state of the art techniques currently used by the very best financial traders, analysts and fund managers. The editors have brought together the world's leading professional and academic experts to explain how to understand, develop and apply cutting edge trading rules and systems. It is indispensable reading if you are involved in the derivatives, fixed income, foreign exchange and equities markets.

'Advanced Trading Rules' demonstrates how to apply econometrics, computer modelling, technical and quantitative analysis to generate superior returns, showing how you can stay ahead of the curve by finding out why certain methods succeed or fail.

Profit from this book by understanding how to use:

  • stochastic properties of trading strategies
  • technical indicators
  • neural networks
  • genetic algorithms
  • quantitative techniques
  • charts

Financial markets professionals will discover a wealth of applicable ideas and methods to help them to improve their performance and profits. Students and academics working in this area will also benefit from the rigorous and theoretically sound analysis of this dynamic and exciting area of finance.

Key Features

  • The essential guide to state of the art techniques currently used by the very best financial traders, analysts and fund managers
  • Provides a complete overview of cutting edge financial markets trading rules, including new material on technical analysis and evaluation
  • Demonstrates how to apply econometrics, computer modeling, technical and quantitative analysis to generate superior returns

Readership

Financial markets professionals - Financial Traders, Financial Analysts, Investment/Pension Fund Managers.


Details

No. of pages:
449
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080493435
Hardcover ISBN:
9780750655163

Reviews

"Simply the best ... if you are trying to make forecasts in financial markets, if you have a good error rate, but you don't know how to make money with your models, this is your book. Useful to students and teachers and also in research, because it covers a wide range of topics." - Reviewer from Portugal on Amazon.Co.Uk


About the Editors

Emmanual Acar Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Proprietary Trader, BZW

Stephen Satchell Editor

Stephen Satchell is a Fellow of Trinity College, the Reader in Financial Econometrics at the University of Cambridge and Visiting Professor at Birkbeck College, City University Business School and University of Technology, Sydney. He provides consultancy for a range of city institutions in the broad area of quantitative finance. He has published papers in many journals and has a particular interest in risk.

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant to financial institutions and Reader in Financial Econometrics at Trinity College, Cambridge, Stephen Satchell is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Asset Management and Derivatives, Use, Trading, and Regulation. He has edited or authored over 20 books on finance.