Trade Like a Hedge Fund: 20 Successful Uncorrelated Strategies & Techniques to Winning Profits


Praise for Trade Like a Hedge Fund

"If you want factual advice based on real research, this is a must-read."
–Larry Williams, author, The Right Stock at the Right Time

"Altucher, a successful money manager, reveals his most profitable stock trading strategies and how to use them, despite strong protests from his partners and clients. Never look a gift horse in the mouth. Grab them ASAP!"
–Yale Hirsch, founder of Stock Trader's Almanac and editor of thirty-seven annual editions

"I can't believe that James Altucher has written this book! He's given away dozens of ways I know to make money. I am glad I'm not in the game anymore. He could ruin it."
–James J. Cramer, founder and markets commentator of, and cohost of CNBC's Kudlow & Cramer

JAMES ALTUCHER is a partner at Subway Capital, a hedge fund focused on special arbitrage situations and short-term statistically based strategies. He writes for, Street Insight, and StreetView, and has been a guest on the television show Kudlow & Cramer. Previously, he was a partner with the technology venture capital firm 212 Ventures and was CEO and founder of Vaultus, a wireless and software company. He holds a BA in computer science from Cornell and attended graduate school for computer science at Carnegie Mellon University.

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.