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Trading Thalesians

What the Ancient World Can Teach Us About Trading Today

Authors: Amen, S.

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This book mixes history on the ancient world with investment ideas for traders involved in financial markets today. It goes through ideas such as measuring risk, whether investors should try to outperform the market, Black Swans and ways of creating appropriate investment targets. It will appeal to professional traders and retail investors.

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Saeed Amen is Managing Director and co-founder of The Thalesians, a think tank of dedicated professionals with an interest in quantitative finance, economics, mathematics, physics and computer science. In this role Saeed publishes FX and gold quant strategy, drawing upon nearly a decade of experience creating and running FX trading models. Independently, he is also a systematic FX prop trader. Prior to this Saeed was an Executive Director and FX Quant Strategist at Nomura, London, where he built up a number of systematic FX spot and volatility trading models both for clients and the trading desk which were run profitably with prop capital. He also prepared a large body of quant FX strategy notes in areas such as high frequency, macro, technical analysis, positioning, liquidity, hedging and options. Saeed began his career at Lehman Brothers, London, as an Analyst and Quant Strategist in Foreign Exchange following completion of a Master's degree (MSci) in Mathematics and Computer Science at Imperial College, University of London. Saeed is quoted regularly by the FT, WSJ and ZeroHedge.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-39953-3
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Hardcover $74.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $54.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-48578-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Trading Thalesians
Book Subtitle
What the Ancient World Can Teach Us About Trading Today
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39953-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137399533
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39952-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48578-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 193
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