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The encyclopedia of trading strategies
Katz, Jeffrey Owen.
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New York : McGraw-Hill, [2000]

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xxi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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The Encyclopedia of Trading Strategies is for traders who want to take the next step to consistently profitable trading. The authors--themselves seasoned veterans of the futures trading arena--pinpoint the trading methods and strategies that have been shown to produce market-beating returns. Their rigorous and systematic backtesting of each method, using the same sets of markets and analytic techniques, provides a scientific, system-based approach to system help you assemble the trading system that will put you on the road to becoming a more consistently profitable trader.

Author Notes

Jeffrey Katz is founder and president of Scientific Consultants Services, Inc., a firm which provides custom programming and publicly available software for traders. He specializes in applying artificial intelligence technologies to trading and has developed two AI-based trading software programs, N-TRAIN and LOGINVOLVE. He has published a number of articles in Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, PC II, and Neuro Ve$t Journal. He wrote two chapters in the book, Virtual Trading. He holds a masters degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in psychophysiology from the University of Lancaster in England. He is a member of MENSA.Donna McCormick is vice president of Scientific Consultants Services, Inc. She specializes in the design of trading systems using Omega Research's products, the leading provider of system development tools in the trading industry. She has co-written several articles for Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Tools of the Trade
Chapter 1 Data
Chapter 2 Simulators
Chapter 3 Optimizers and Optimazation
Chapter 4 Statistics
Part 2 The Study of Entries
Chapter 5 Breakout Models
Chapter 6 Moving-Average Models
Chapter 7 Oscillator-Based Entries
Chapter 8 Seasonality
Chapter 9 Lunar and Solar Rhythms
Chapter 10 Cycle-Based Entries
Chapter 11 Neural Networks
Chapter 12 Genetic Algorithms
Part 3 The Study of Exits
Chapter 13 The Standard Exit Strategy
Chapter 14 Improvements on the Standard Exit
Chapter 15 Adding Artificial Intelligence to Exits