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Advanced Futures Trading Strategies

30 fully tested strategies for multiple trading styles and time frames

By Robert Carver

Hardback £60.00 / $75.00
eBook £45.00 / $56.00
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Advanced Futures Trading Strategies

30 fully tested strategies for multiple trading styles and time frames

By Robert Carver

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In Advanced Futures Trading Strategies , Robert Carver provides a complete practical guide to 30 trading strategies for the futures markets.

The strategies cover more than 100 tradable instruments and draw on over 50 years of historic data, and are suitable for both discretionary and systematic traders.

The strategies begin with the most basic, and progress to more advanced strategies, including trading calendar spreads, breakouts, trend following, fast mean reversion, and many more.

For each strategy, Robert describes:

How and why it works.
Detailed rules for putting the strategy into practice.
Past performance from historical data.
Historic strategy behaviour and risk.

And throughout the book, building up step by step, Robert explains other essential aspects of effective futures trading, including:

How to properly calculate profits and assess performance.
How to measure and forecast risk.
How to calculate trading costs.
The trading capital you need for specific futures instruments.
How to decide which instrument to trade.
Diversifying by using multiple strategies together.
And much, much more.

Advanced Futures Trading Strategies is the definitive practical guide to futures trading strategies. No one who intends to seriously trade futures can afford to be without it.

About the author

Robert Carver is an independent investor, trader and writer. He spent over a decade working in the City of London before retiring from the industry in 2013. Robert initially traded exotic derivative products for Barclays Investment Bank and then worked as a portfolio manager for AHL – one of the world’s largest hedge funds – before, during and after the global financial meltdown of 2008. He was responsible for the creation of AHL’s fundamental global macro strategy, and then managed the fund’s multi-billion dollar fixed income portfolio.

Robert has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Economics, and is a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London. He manages his own portfolio of equities, funds and futures using the methods you can find in his books.

Rob's website is:

You can read his blog at and follow him on twitter @investingidiocy

Published: 18/04/2023
Pages: 638
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857199683
ebook - ISBN 9780857199690
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