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Van Tharps Definitive Guide To Position Sizing, Van K. Tharpe. (Hardcover )

And so a virtual cottage industry of money management techniques has evolved. Subjects Investment analysisRate of returnInvestments. Copy and paste this code into your Wikipedia page. Richard Tobey rated it it was amazing Apr 25, This makes complete sense: Saami rated it really liked it Jul 23, Number of pages But there is no universal money sizjng methodology that will suit every investor.

Van Tharp’s Definitive Guide To Position Sizing by Van K. Tharp

Not thzrp seeking to maximize the Sharpe Ratio is a bad idea — far from it. Caniggia15 rated it it was amazing Jul 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Last edited by ImportBot.


Are you sure you want to remove Van Tharp’s definitive guide to position sizing from your list? Instead, money management should be conditioned on each individual investors risk preferences.


Van Tharp sensibly recommends you use your average loss as an estimate of R. Anshul rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Doubling the size of a position in futures might mean trading an extra contract, or perhaps a ten-lot; doing the same in equities might mean scaling into and out of multiple positions comprising many thousands of shares. In the traditional Martingale, profits and losses are independent from one trade to the next.

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By contrast, scenarios where ECMM is likely to prove effective are ones where there is dependency in the underlying strategy, more specifically, negative autocorrelation in returns over some horizon.

Navy rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Furthermore, the ECMM system caps the add-on investment at some specified level, rather than continuing to double the trade size after every loss, as in a Martingale.

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Nga rated it it was amazing Oct 13, Lists with This Book. The infatuation of futures traders with the subject of money management, more aptly described as position sizingis something of a puzzle for someone coming from a background in equities or forex.

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What are the 3 best position sizing strategies? Leaving aside the great number of pages of simulation results, there is much to commend it. Valentin Valkanov rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Aaron rated it liked it Dec 19, But the critical difference between the ECMM and the standard Martingale lies in the assumptions about dependency in the definitlve of the underlying strategy.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What that means is that periods of losses or lower returns tend to be followed by periods of gains, or higher returns.