- Language: English
- 828 Pages
- Published: June 2011
- Region: Global
Systems Trading for Spread Betting
- Published: December 2008
- Region: Global
- 250 Pages
- Harriman House Publishing
This is the first book on developing and back-testing systems trading strategies to be used whilst spread betting. The book details the cycle of choosing instruments, designing strategies, back-testing and the real-time trading of those systems and includes many real-life examples.
This book details an end-to-end approach covering all of the aspects required to implement and maintain a trading system. The focus of the text is the independent trader, providing them with the information they need to use readily available tools to develop and trade a professional system.
-Why use trading systems
-Why choose spread betting
-How to select trading instruments
-Broker/spread betting company selection
-Finding the right trading software
-Money & account management
-Black box systems
-Strategy development - Introduction
-Strategy development - Trade entry
-Strategy development - Trade exits
-Real-time strategy testing & optimisation
-Real-time strategy execution
-When to stop & when not to interfere
Gary Ford is a successful investor who tired of spending each day following market moves and searched for a way to remove the constant monitoring and emotion from his trading. Over the years Gary has developed several discretionary trading techniques but prefers the simplicity and effectiveness of systems trading.
Before becoming immersed in the world of trading, Gary obtained an honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering, the achievement of IET Chartered Engineer and spent over a decade designing, deploying and testing mission-critical IT platforms.