Quantitative Trading: How to Build Your Own Algorithmic Trading Business

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Wiley, Nov 13, 2008 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
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While institutional traders continue to implement quantitative (or algorithmic) trading, many independent traders have wondered if they can still challenge powerful industry professionals at their own game? The answer is "yes," and in Quantitative Trading, Dr. Ernest Chan, a respected independent trader and consultant, will show you how. Whether you're an independent "retail" trader looking to start your own quantitative trading business or an individual who aspires to work as a quantitative trader at a major financial institution, this practical guide contains the information you need to succeed.

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A Great Introduction to Fully Automated Algorithmic Trading I was drawn to Dr. E.P. Chan's Quantitative Trading (2009) by a process of elimination. After losing half of my buy-and-hold retirement ... Read full review

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Ernest P. Chan, PhD, is a quantitative trader and consultant who advises clients on how to implement automated statistical trading strategies. He has worked as a quantitative researcher and trader in various investment banks including Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse, as well as hedge funds such as Mapleridge Capital, Millennium Partners, and MANE Fund Management. Dr. Chan earned a PhD in physics from Cornell University.

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