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Special Report on

Behavioral Statistical Arbitrage

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Tower Research Capital LLC, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Quantitative Developer to become one of the initial members of a growing statistical arbitrage group. The responsibilities for this position are varied and complex, requiring a high degree of confidentiality, discretion, independent judgment, and initiative. Tower successfully trades a number of different strategies in a variety of markets. We have an extremely high-performance network that processes a vast amount of financial information in real time. Our firm is composed of a talented group of quantitative financial analysts and ...
In deterministic arbitrage a sure profit can be obtained from being long some securities and short others. In statistical arbitrage there is a statistical mispricing of one or more assets based on the expected value of these assets. In other words, statistical arbitrage conjectures statistical mispricings or price relationships that are true in expectation , in the long run when repeating a trading strategy.
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I remember meeting Ajay Shah, Professor and Columnist in 2000, during my early days as a derivatives analyst in Mumbai. He talked about how speculators-arbitrageurs and hedgers together create the magic in derivatives market. It was indeed magical as from its humble beginnings when nobody believed in the potential of markets and badla was still considered the real thing, we came a long way. Little did then we realize that in less than 10 years we would be illustrating the gaps in the hedge ratio and our understanding of hedging and arbitrage activity. Hedge was the basic premise for establishing the derivatives markets in India. ... market research, surveys and trends
Whither Efficient Markets? Efficient Market Theory and Behavioral ...
The notion of efficient markets has been the subject of rigorous academic research and intense debate for more than a century. As early as 1889, George Rutledge Gibson wrote in The Stock Exchanges of London, Paris, and New York that when “shares become publicly known in an open market, the value which they acquire may be regarded as the judgment of the best intelligence concerning them.” A reference to the concept of efficient markets is also found in French mathematician Louis Bachelier’s 1900 dissertation Théorie de la Spéculation . But it wasn’t until the mid 1960s, through the independent work of MIT economist Paul A. ... market research, surveys and trends


Jul 18, 2010 ... Investments, 11 percent of American funds of funds invested with Madoff. ..... to 2006 and owned about $6 billion in assets [1]. In July the stocks it followed ... “Behavioral Statistical Arbitrage”,. Wharton, 2009. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Behavioral Foundations of Microcredit: Experimental and Survey ...
were providing services to 41 million members (NABARD 2007). ... The interest rate charged by banks to SHGs is about 20 percent annually; ..... statistical significance. Only male farmers are more likely to have strongly present-biased ..... In other words, they engage in arbitrage between the lab and their outside ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Orders Finding That the PJM WH Real Time Peak Daily Contract, PJM WH Real Time ...
SUMMARY: On October 26, 2009, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") published for comment in the Federal Register *1 a notice of its intent to undertake a determination whether the PJM *2 WH *3 Real Time Peak Daily [Page Number 42400] ("PDP") contract, PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak Daily ("ODP") contract and PJM WH Day Ahead LMP Peak Daily ("PDA") contract, *4 which are listed for trading on the IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. ("ICE"), an exempt commercial market ("ECM") under sections 2(h)(3)-(5) of the Commodity Exchange Act ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Founders Q&A: Commodity expert George Zivic allocates to niche managers, but ...
George Zivic, chief investment officer of Almanac Capital Management, discusses the finer points of commodity investing. Mr. Zivic started his commodity trading career in 1999 at Enron, where he participated in the development of weather derivatives. He has contributed to a book on the subject�Weather Risk Management: Markets, Products and Applications. After Enron, he worked for commodity hedge fund Takara, reinsurance company XL Capital and Dutch bank Rabobank. Before founding Almanac Capital in 2007, he was a director and the head of commodity allocations at Credit Suisse, where he selected commodity hedge funds. ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


BEHAVIORAL STATISTICAL. ARBITRAGE. *. DMYTRO SUDAK. OLENA SUSLOVA. * Dmytro Sudak and Olena Suslova are students at the Master of Science in Banking and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Comment Letter on File No. S7-02-10
Apr 28, 2010 ... implementing quantitative electronic model-based or statistical analysis-based ... short-term price fluctuations and statistical arbitrage opportunities. ... negative behavior. Better to remove the factors that prompt ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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It will be a long time until computers have the ability to design a good model. For now they can just solve the equations. posted January 17, 2007 I think your question is a good one. Look at James Simmons who works about 20 minutes from where I live on Long Island. He was a math chair at SUNY Stony Brook before going into investment management. I have a lot of hedge fund clients and the quants are becoming more and more of a force. posted January 17, 2007 Specialist Leader at Deloitte Consulting, LLP see all my answers The quick answer is that many buyside firms already use computer based models to make buy and sell decisions ...