Trading Systems and Methods by Perry Kaufman

Trading Systems and Methods by Perry Kaufman

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For over thirty years, institutional, individual, and learned traders have reckoned with this timeless trading manual – Trading Systems and methods. In this guide, Perry Kaufman shares unabridged concepts, information, and ideas on time-tested trading tools and indicators, trading programs, effective trading systems, and complex algorithms. The book has established its reputation as a dependable guide to traders wanting to corner the market by searching for the best methodologies and practices in trading. 

Ample discussions of relevant statistical topics give readers a clear overview of how to use market data on their advantage. It also serves as a how-to manual in operating trading tools efficiently to identify key elements in trading. Every trader needs to learn the basics and complexities of trading by reading this must-have trading book.

About the Author

Best known for developing and introducing complex algorithmic strategies for the futures market is Perry Kaufman. He is regarded as a financial engineer, and his writing contributions were dubbed as the “most authoritative and most comprehensive work” in the trading world. 

Table of Contents

This comprehensive book presents twenty-four chapters containing the following topics:

Chapter 1 Introduction

The expanding Role of Technical Analysis

Convergence of Trading Styles in Stocks and Futures

Chapter 2 Basic Concepts and Calculations

Chapter 3 Charting

Chapter 4 Charting Systems

Chapter 5 Event-Driven Trends

Chapter 6 Regression Analysis

Chapter 7 Time-Based Trend Calculations

Chapter 8 Trend Systems

Chapter 9 Momentum and Oscillators

Chapter 10 Seasonal and Calendar Patterns

Chapter 11 Cycle analysis

Chapter 12 Volume, Open Interest, and Breadth

Chapter 13 Spreads and Arbitrage

Chapter 14 Behavioral Techniques

Chapter 15 Short-Term Patterns

Chapter 16 Day Trading

Chapter 17 Adaptive Techniques

Chapter 18 Price Distribution Systems

Chapter 19 Multiple Time Frames

Chapter 20 Advanced Techniques

Chapter 21 System Testing

Chapter 22 Adding Reality

Chapter 23 Risk Control

Chapter 24 Diversification and Portfolio Allocation