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The Mathematics of Money Management: Risk Analysis Techniques for Traders

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  1 review
Permits traders in the futures, options and stock markets to create profitable trading formulas based on the rules of probability and modern portfolio theory. Shows how to develop and utilize key formulas which minimize losses, maximize profits and avoid excessive risk. Reintroduces the idea of "optimal-f" and its use in weighing and assigning values to the components of a ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published May 1st 1992 by Wiley (first published April 17th 1992)
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Valentyn Danylchuk
I suggest reading "The Intelligent Investor" first, otherwise this book can get you confused, or draw you into the risky area of speculative trading.

The book is a bit dense but insightful. It deals more with game theory and day trading, but it is also useful for non-speculative (read: sane) investors. It discusses at length the math of portfolio management and diversification.

Money quote: "Diversification, if done properly, is a technique that increases returns. It does not necessarily reduce wo
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