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Van K. Tharp – Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom – Review

First edition of the book was published in 1999, this one is the second edition and was published in 2007. In a quite long foreword already there are several good points about trading. Van Tharp tells how everyone trades his or her beliefs about the market and how his beliefs have changed over the course […]

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Larry Connors – How Markets Really Work – Review

This book was published in 2012. It’s written by Laurence A. Connors and co-authored by Cesar Alvarez who seems to be behind the technology and testing of quant strategies. It is second edition. The first edition was published in 2004. Market edges It starts with an excerpt from their first edition written in 2003 about […]

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Howard Bandy – Quantitative Trading Systems – Review

Dr. Howard Bandy, the author of this book has university degrees in computer science, engineering, mathematics and physics. He is specialized in artificial intelligence and applied mathematics. He has been programming successful stock trading systems and was a senior research analyst for a CTA company. The book is about quantitative trading systems that rely on […]

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Adam Grimes – The Art and Science of Technical Analysis – Review

Published in 2012 by a discretionary trader Adam Grimes, this book is all about the basics and logic about technical analysis in financial trading, why and how it works. Some say technical analysis works because everyone looks at the charts and anticipates the same way but Grimes goes back to the Dow chart of 1929 […]

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Michael W. Covel – Trend Following (5th Edition) – Review

I have just finished the book, Trend Following, 5th Edition (2017): How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets by Michael W. Covel. I think the first edition came out somewhere around 2004 but has been revised and extended again now with up-to-date content. First, I want to say I started […]