Hedge funds and hedge fund trading strategies have long been popular in the financial community because of their flexibility, aggressiveness, and creativity. Trade Like a Hedge Fund capitalizes on this phenomenon and builds on it by bringing fresh and practical ideas to the trading table. This book shares 20 uncorrelated trading strategies and techniques that will enable readers to trade and invest like never before. With detailed examples and up-to-the-minute trading advice, Trade Like a Hedge Fund is a unique book that will help readers increase the value of their portfolios, while decreasing risk.
James Altucher (New York, NY) is a partner at Subway Capital, a hedge fund focused on special arbitrage situations, and short-term statistically based strategies. Previously, he was a partner with technology venture capital firm 212 Ventures and was CEO and founder of Vaultus, a wireless and software company.
TECHNIQUE 1: The Bread and Butter Trade - Playing Gaps.
TECHNIQUE 2: How to Play the QQ Q-SPY Spread Using Unilateral Pairs Trading.
TECHNIQUE 3: Buying Bankruptcies.
TECHNIQUE 4: Using the TICK.
TECHNIQUE 5: Playing the Bands.
TECHNIQUE 6: Stocks Less Than $5.
TECHNIQUE 7: The Slow Turtle.
TECHNIQUE 8: The QQQ Crash System.
TECHNIQUE 9: The Relative Fed Model (and Other Fun Things You Can Do with Yields).
TECHNIQUE 10: Deletions from the Indexes.
TECHNIQUE 11: Everything You Wanted to Know About the 200-Day Moving Average but Were Afraid to Ask.
TECHNIQUE 12: End of Quarter, End of Month, Outside Month.
TECHNIQUE 13: Ten Percent Down - Panic 101.
TECHNIQUE 14: Taking Advantage of Option Expiration Day.
TECHNIQUE 15: Extreme Convertible Arbitrage.
TECHNIQUE 16: Intraday Bollinger Bands.
TECHNIQUE 17: All Good Things Come in Fours (“4” Is a Magic Number).
TECHNIQUE 18: The Wednesday Reversal.
TECHNIQUE 19: What Does Not Work?
TECHNIQUE 20: Reading List.