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QuantInsti Quantitative Learning

Certificate in Quantitative Finance

Delivered by Fitch Learning, the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) is a six-month, part-time program providing in-depth training for individuals working in, or intending to move into, derivatives, IT, quantitative trading, risk management, model validation or insurance.

Low Risk Strategy

Spread trading allows you to put on a directional trade but with a little protection by limiting the risk. A spread position is entered by buying and selling equal number of options of the same class on the same underlying security but with different strike prices or expiration dates.

Introduction to Business Performance Analysis

The goal of business performance analysis is to identify improvement opportunities, understand their root causes, and take action. These opportunities can come in many forms. They can be performance issues or areas of the business that perform extremely well and can be leveraged even further.

Are More People Working?

The December BLS report showed that 324,000 more people having multiple jobs. Headline for the Establishment data (from employers) was 292,000 more jobs. If those 2 numbers are correct then 32,000 fewer people were working in December. The Establishment Survey is of jobs. Someone with 2 jobs is counted twice. But the Household survey shows 485,000 more people said they were working. What does this mean? I would guess that it means that during the Christmas shopping season more people had 2 jobs. This implies that the jobs number for December was inflated by those 2-job people,

Corporate Placement Assistance

QuantInsti Quantitative Learning Pvt Ltd is a pioneer institute in providing training programs based on High Frequency Trading & Algorithmic Trading in India, to both individuals as well as leading institutions like banks, institutional brokers and hedge

Index tracking trading is a strategy where you observe price on the previous ‘n’ candlesticks and make your bets accordingly. The intuition is that MSCI FUTURES follows the ETF. Hence if ETF is performing well we assume MSCI FUTURES perform well too thus making buying and selling decision accordingly.

Paradigms of trading strategies formulation

Paradigms of Trading Strategy Formulation How and Why of A Trading Strategy Design By Shaurya Chandra Faculty QuantInsti © Copyright 2010-2014 QuantInsti Quantitative Learning Private Limited

Race To Master Digital Mortgages

Originations linkfest highlights U.S. mortgage market share, the race for digital mortgages, regulatory update, and social media risk control for companies.
Mortgage tech firm Blend Labs secures $40m funding led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund in race to master digital mortgage (Yahoo-Press Release and Fortune story)

Algorithmic trading institutes

The alpha creating algorithm will include a set of varied algorithms which themselves will try to create an alpha. The alpha creating algorithms will provide the market place with a high liquidity. But it is important to note that it may also offer negatives to the market place in various degrees. If there is a negative effect, being caused by the alpha creating algorithms, then it is purely dependent on the market model. Let us discuss on how to accommodate the alpha creating algorithm for any market place in this article.

Sugar Tax Can Make the Tax System of UK

There is a rumor around the country that the government is imposing new tax on the sugar drinks. Economists have told that this is purely a health oriented move of the government as it is trying to combat with the obesity in the country. There is a strong opposition from the public and sugar drink companies for this proposal now.

Develop quantitative trading strategies

R is widely used by analysts and traders around the world to develop quantitative trading strategies which can be executed manually or through program trading. This is an introductory course for beginners in R to get familiarized with a trading strategy and experience coding a technical indicator in R.

Market Structure and Regulatory Changes in HFT

Around the world a number of laws have been implemented to discourage activities which may be detrimental to financial markets. There has been an active debate going on some of these changes to ascertain whether these changes can be detrimental to the market itself. Some experts have been arguing that some of the regulations targeted at HFT activities would not be beneficial to the market. They state that on one hand we have high-frequency traders acting as market makers who have order-flow driven information and speed advantages and on the other hand we have traders who are not sensitive to the latency as such and often arrive randomly as a Poisson process.

Algorithmic & quantitative trading webinar

This webinar gives a brief introduction to Algorithmic Trading followed by the changing skill sets that are required in the new age trading business by mapping the required skill sets. This is followed by Industry trends in Algorithmic and Quantitative Trading. It also gives a detailed view of how Quantinsti's Algorithmic and Quantitative Trading programme: Executive Programme in Algorithmic Trading can assist the participants aspiring to enter the domain of Algorithmic and Quantitative Trading.

Today marks the eight year of Dividend Growth Investor website. I wanted to thank all of you who follow my humble site. I didn’t really expect that I will still be going strong for 8 years in a row. I also never expected that this site will become so popular, with 100,000 – 150,000 monthly views. There is only one other dividend growth site that has been around for as long as I have. The landscape is much different than what we are seeing today – we have over 100 blogs on dividend investing, and probably 100 authors writing on other site aggregators.

QuantInsti has A-Grade experts in their lectures panel. I have implemented several strategies on my desk, which I learned during my course. Initially it was difficult to grasp the program but the faculties and team provided a solid support.

  • The most overbought candidates included in this list meet a number of criteria. First, each of the securities boasts a 14-day RSI reading above 70, deeming them to be in “overbought” territory and ripe for a correction. Second, we apply a liquidity screen to eliminate the more thinly-traded securities out there. More specifically, the list excludes equities with a market cap below $10 billion and those with a five-day average trading volume below the 1 million shares mark; also excluded from this list are stocks trading below $10 a share.

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