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Webinar on Momentum Trading Strategies

This webinar would be focusing on the various aspects of Momentum Trading Strategies for both Conventional/Low Frequency as well as High Frequency (HFT).

Careers in Finance for Technology Graduates

Technology and algorithmic trading are today more closely linked than they have ever been. In this context, all the algorithmic trading firms have been increasingly focussing on acquiring new technologies or developing them.

Quantifying News For Automated Trading

The presentation is part of a conference conducted by QuantInsti Quantitative Learning Pvt. Ltd. along with a multinational investment banking firm that engages in global investment banking, securities, investment management, and other financial services.

Paragon Shipping Among Jim Simons' Holdings With High Yield

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) founded Renaissance Technologies in 1982, which is an investment management company dedicated to producing superior returns for its clients and employees by adhering to mathematical and statistical methods. The following are the stocks that have highest dividend yield among Simons’ portfolio.

Mattress Firm Moves to Acquire Sleepy’s and Announces Preliminary Results

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: MFRM), known to many as the nation’s largest specialty mattress dealer, announced its preliminary fiscal third quarter financial results. More importantly, the company announced that it will be acquiring Sleepy’s and related entities for a grand total of $780 million.

Analyzing Stocks On A Curve

I don’t know about you, but I hated being graded on a curve when I was in school. It’s inherently unfair. What really mattered was how I performed. Did I learn the material or not? Being in a class with above average students results in a grade lower than you deserved. Being in a class of below average students might produce higher grades than deserved.

Richard Pzena's Undervalued Stocks Trading With Low P/Es

Richard Pzena is founder and co-chief investment officer of Pzena Investment Management LLC with more than $24 billion under management. Pzena started the firm in 1995. He earned a B.S. summa cum laude and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1979 and 1980.

Voyager Therapeutics Announced the Price for Shares

Voyager Therapeutics is a clinical stage gene therapy company. The company is developing the life changing treatments for some severe deadly diseases that occur in the central nervous system of human body. The company has already announced that they will be entering into IPO soon. But the price for their shares has not been announced by the company officially for a very long time. Today the company has announced the price for their shares. According to the report, each share will cost $14.00. The long waiting marketers and investors have told that they were happy about the price of each share.

Xtera Announced the IPO Share Price Today

Xtera, the famous communication company that provides the high capacity optical data transfer solutions has recently announced their plan of getting into IPO. As mentioned earlier, the company has announced officially that they will be getting into the IPO market by November 12, 2015. But the share price was not officially announced for a long time. The marketers told that they were eagerly waiting for the company to announce the share price so that they will plan their investments in the company shares.

S H Kelkar to gain 15% on the first day

The fragrance manufacturer S H Kelkar IPO has gained 15% on the first day. The shares were opened for the sale on last Monday with a price 23.33% higher than the issue price. The issue price was previously announced to be Rs. 180 each. The subscription of IPO was 27 times more, said the sources. S H Kelkar has closed the IPO with the share price of Rs. 207.30. The share price was still 15% higher than the actual issue price. Early in the IPO, the shares have touched a price of Rs. 222.70.

Momentum Based Strategies for Low and High Frequency Trading

Opinions tend to differ on what constitutes high frequency but by and large there is a consensus that the duration of asset holding period is very low, ranging from seconds to minutes. High frequency trading revolves around market microstructure and order book dynamics. HFT involves high volume of buying and selling to profit from time-sensitive opportunities that arise during trading hours. Firms depend upon low latency for order execution.

A sneak peek into Artificial Intelligence based HFT Trading Strategies

This video is a recording of our Webinar on "A sneak peek into Artificial Intelligence based HFT Trading Strategies" conducted by QuantInsti on 27th February, 2015. In this video Mr. Sameer Kumar, Director and Faculty at QuantInsti, How machine learning techniques can help us design better trading strategies.

Careers in Finance for Tech Graduates

There are various fields a tech graduate can opt for, while finance involves a lot of commercial aspects, there also is a technological side.With the advent of HFT and algorithmic trading the technical side of finance has been ever evolving.

LeBron James just signed the biggest endorsement deal in Nike history

The contract is the largest single-athlete deal in Nike's 44-year history. It also marks the first time that Nike has officially given a lifetime deal.

The terrorist attack in San Bernardino inflamed a lot of emotions and caused politicians on both sides of the aisle to use the attack as a wedge to drive division and grab more power among Americans.

Spinning up as we speak Email shows Pentagon was ready to roll as Benghazi attack occurred

As the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was unfolding, a high-ranking Pentagon official urgently messaged Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s top deputies to offer military help, according to an email obtained by Judicial Watch.

StockTwits Ramblings on the MLP Rout

The MLP streams on StockTwits and Twitter have been buzzing for days as we all watch and wait for the bottom.

Instructure Announces Closing Of IPO

Instructure has announced that it is closing its IPO. the company has announced previously that it has planned to sell 5,060,000 shares in the common stocks. As mentioned, the company has started selling the shares in the common stock on the right date. Also the company has strictly followed every single announcement it made before the trading was started. The share price was fixed to be $16.

Match Group Raises $400 Million in IPO

The online dating site Match Group has raised a fund of $400 million in the IPO, said the marketers. According to people who have knowledge on the Match group IPO, the company has set the share price below than the price range what it has announced previously. Also the company has raised a fund, which is lesser than their expectations, said the sources.

Square IPO Has Set the Share Price Today

The mobile payment company of San Francisco has announced the share price of their IPO today. The Square Inc has announced that their IPO will soon be taking place in the US stock Exchange. But the price for their shares was not announced for a long time. Meanwhile the marketers have started saying that the company must have to announce the share price soon so that it will be helpful for them to decide on their investment in Square IPO.