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Executive Programme in Algorithmic Trading

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Managing a Portfolio Orderbook and How Automated Trading makes it easier?

This video is a recording of the Webinar on "Managing a Portfolio Orderbook and How Automated Trading makes it easier?" conducted by QuantInsti on 03rd August, 2013. In this webinar, Mr. Rajib Ranjan Borah, faculty from QuantInsti focusses on managing options positions and building sophisticated algorithmic options trading strategies.

California Leads Drop in Home Price Due to Murders

California also had the highest number of homicides of any state in 2014 with 1,697, not out of line with its position as the most populous state. But the impact on property values was more than three times greater than in Texas, the second-most populous state, where 1,141 homicides were counted in 2014, the second-highest total among the 50 states.

Digesting McDonald’s Earnings

I joined CNBC’s Martin Soong to chat about McDonald’s (MCD) earnings. All in all, things are looking up for Mickey D’s. The turnaround seems to be getting traction, and same-store sales are up sharply. It’s been a long time since we could say that.
Where does McDonald’s stock go from here? After the big move, the easy money has been made. But I expect McDonald’s to at least perform as well as the broader market.

Is Britain Facing A Disaster In Debt?

There is a shock news today revealed that the household debt has soared to two fifth in just a span of 6 months. The report of Aviva’s Family Finance has revealed the data today. The report says that the total debt of the household today is £13,520. This is nothing but an increase of £4000 from the £9,520 in the last summer. By this way, economists have told that Britain is currently into a disaster scenario because of the household debts. This is probably the highest debt level that has got recorded in this quarterly in the past 2 years.

Foundations & Technologies for Sentiment Analysis for Finance

The conference on “Behavioral Models and Sentiment Analysis for Finance” is the 5th conference on this topic organized by UNICOM Seminars Ltd. and will be conducted in London on the 15th & 16th of July. This conference is inarguably the largest event globally on this topic.The topic of algorithmic trading is addressed extensively throughout the conference. “Social Media” data analysis is the special feature of this year’s conference. An effort will be made to address some basic questions such as the trustworthiness of social media data, level of impact it has on market sentiment and analysis of sentiment for different asset classes.

The Top Five Best and Worst Dow Stocks So Far in 2016

With the S&P 500 falling over 11% at the beginning of 2016, which big-name stocks in the Dow Jones have beat the market… and which have lagged it?Let’s start with the relative strength leadership (if we can call it that) so far in the bearish start to 2016

Accommodating Alpha Preserving Algorithms

The alpha preserving algorithms are used whenever the investor has reached the decision on trading through the fundamental analysis or through any other means and he is about to execute the decision. By definition, the alpha preserving algorithms are something that deals with the reduction of market impact and it minimizes the slippage during the execution of the trading strategy that was chosen. A simple example of the alpha preserving algorithm is cutting down a large order into smaller chunks and then these smaller orders are executed. This article will discuss on how to accommodate the alpha preserving algorithms.

Learn Algorithmic Trading: A Step by Step Guide

With the boom in technological advancements in trading and financial market applications, algorithmic trading and high frequency trading is being welcomed and accepted by exchanges all over the world. Within a decade, it is the most common way of trading in the developed markets and rapidly spreading in the developing economies.

Voter Turnout in Each State

Just 71% of voting-age U.S. citizens are registered to vote, and an even smaller share actually makes it to the voting booth on election day. In the 2012 presidential election, 61.8% of eligible U.S. residents went to the polls. The nation’s voter turnout rate trails rates in most developed nations where voter turnout rates tend to be at least 80%.

Rate Hikes Out of Central Banks’ Agenda

Central banks have not stopped creating surprise as they act aggressively in opposition to global forces which threaten the global economic recovery and risk a lengthening of extensively low, probably negative, inflation.Before two weeks, markets rebounded after strong signals that the ECB will again loosen up the monetary policy like before.

The Acorns App Turns Your Loose Change Into Financial Investments

The popular US finance app Acorns is now available in Australia. Like the nut it is named after, the app takes something small — your leftover change — and attempts to grow it into something much bigger. This is achieved by automatically investing the money into a diversified portfolio of exchange traded funds (ETFs) whenever you make an online purchase. Here’s how it works.

QuantInsti Executive Program in Algorithmic Trading

I recently enrolled in the QuantInsti Executive Program in Algorithmic Trading and one of the areas in quantitative finance that interests me greatly is the analysis of financial time series. During the course we will take on a massive project to build our own trading strategy with the help of a mentor, and in attempt to familiarize myself with the work, I built this simple strategy using the HoltWinters exponential smoothing.

Financial service products

Finance Buddha is a company for financial service products- personal loans, unsecured business loans, home loans, loans against property and insurance Chennai: The Chennai Angels (TCA) on Friday said that it has invested an undisclosed amount in Finance Buddha, a financial services firm.

Back-testing of a trading strategy

We will see shortly application of a technical indicator on a chart. Next step is to pick a trading strategy. We will choose MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) for this example. In a moving average crossovers strategy two averages are computed, a slow moving average and a fast moving average. The difference between the fast moving average and slow moving average is called MACD line.

HFT training institute

High Frequency Trading is often considered as an entire concept which is different from the algorithmic trading. This is completely untrue. The high frequency trading is a part of algorithmic trading which involves the same set of computerized handling and everything but the only difference is the frequency with which the orders are getting processed. The high frequency trading will be dealing with orders at a faster rate than any other trading strategies. But it doesn’t mean that it is a whole different concept of trading. This strategy is also been written using algorithms only.

Shares of certain big-name restaurants

Investors should hold on to shares of certain big-name restaurants despite lofty prices, some "Fast Money" traders argued Thursday.Domino's Pizza shares spiked 13 percent on the day after strong earnings, and the stock has now climbed 19 percent this year. McDonald's stock, meanwhile, has climbed 20 percent in the last year.

commodities trading

The Securities and Exchange Board of India(Sebi) has barred 16 commodities trading members and clients from dealing in the securities market for indulging in fraudulent and manipulative activities in the matter of trading in castor seed contracts in NCDEX.