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Trade Like a Hedge Fund changes all that. Written by hedge fund manager James Altucher, this technique-heavy introduction to the day-in, day-out world of hedge fund trading explores twenty trading systems, strategies, and techniques that active traders can use to uncover hidden pockets of inefficiency in any market. Altucher is well known to hedge fund managers and other market professionals for his regular contributions to TheStreet.com, and he wastes no time in getting right to the bread-and-butter trading strategies that form the foundation of todays well-documented hedge fund successes.
Learn the tips and techniques that allow fund managers and frontline traders to:
Despite evidence to the contrary, hedge fund managers and traders are not magicians. But they are distinctive and savvy traders whoas opposed to staid, rules-driven mutual fund or portfolio managersenjoy the freedom to employ virtually any strategy in search of trading profits for their high-wealth clients. Let Trade Like a Hedge Fund give you a rare first-person look inside the world of the hedge fund manager, and introduce you to numerous hedge-fund techniques and tactics that you can seamlesslyand profitablyintegrate into your own trading program.
Strategies are for STOCK traders only.
There are no futures or Forex ideas presented, although some of the ideas can transfer over. Read more
Altucher has a blog where he says the techniques in this book don't work. He seems to be a failed trader. Buy this book at your own risk.
I was expecting the book to be terrible based on so many 1 star reviews. Those people just must be tremendous traders already. Read morePublished on April 2, 2011 by Mark McIntosh
The set-ups described are a mix of intra-day and "swing" (i.e. the holding periods span multiple day sessions) systematic trading strategies. Read morePublished on March 14, 2011 by Another Trader
Clear understandable look into Hedge Fund strategies and how they work. Altucher's writing style is straightforward and helps you understand the concepts.Published on March 11, 2011 by Saltaway
1. The text was clearly written and would be easily understood by anyone with a basic grasp of technical analysis.
2. Mr. Read more
You wont like every strategy in the book but you'll definitely find something you like, i enjoyed reading itPublished on May 15, 2009 by R. Zerbo
The strategies in this book are so pathetic it's laughable. After taking hours of my time to program them into my computer and backtest them, I now feel I know more about trading... Read morePublished on April 5, 2009 by Michael
I backtested most of the strategies listed in this book going back over a much longer period than the author used and found that most of them either lost money or made tiny... Read morePublished on November 5, 2008 by William