Commodity trading systems and methods

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John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited, 1978 - Business & Economics - 404 pages
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The first comprehensive, detailed guide to technical systems of trading commodities, written by one of America's leading commodities analysts. Examines the applications of price forecasting from a functional point of view. Analyzes pattern recognition studies on daily, seasonal, and long-term bases, covering all the systems that have proven to be reliable guides to market performance over the years. Teaches techniques of researching, speculating, hedging, and personal portfolio management.

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PERRY J. KAUFMAN is a leading expert in trading systems. Renowned for his mathematical skills and insight, Kaufman has developed significant theories in the area of price forecasting and portfolio allocation. As a consultant to many major investment companies and as a principal of successful investment funds, he has been actively involved in the practical analysis needed to support international investment management. Kaufman is the author of A Short Course in Technical Trading (Wiley) as well as eight other books. He has published numerous articles in Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities, Futures Industry, and Futures magazine. Mr. Kaufman has taught both statistics and trading at the graduate schools of major universities. Throughout the years, he has presented his ideas at professional seminars. Mr. Kaufman can be reached at

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