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Dynamic Derivatives Trader and Programmer with 10 years experience in the Capital Markets and complimented by a Quantitative Educational Background Trade/Portfolio/Risk Management, Fundamental/Technical/Quantitative Analysis, Trader Psychology, Pairs Trading and Risk Arbitrage. ◘Programming Languages: VB, Excel Macros/VBA, C++, Access/SQL ◘Market Data Providers: Bloomberg, Reuters, Realtick, Future Source ◘Trading & Market Making Platforms: Belzberg, ORC Quoter, QuoterJean ◘Derivative Valuation Softwares: Risk Metrics, Fincad, MBRM, OptionVue (Privately Held; Banking industry) April 2009 — ...
striking a combination of matching deals that capitalize upon the imbalance, the profit being the difference between the market prices . When used by academics, an arbitrage is a transaction that involves no negative cash flow at any probabilistic or temporal state and a positive cash flow in at least one state; in simple terms, it is the possibility of a risk-free profit at zero cost. In principle and in academic use, an arbitrage is risk-free; in common use, as in statistical arbitrage , it may refer to expected profit, though losses may occur, and in practice, there are always risks in arbitrage, some minor (such as ...
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Quantitative Trading [What, Whos, and Whys] | Trading Systems News
is the trading of securities based strictly on the buy/sell decisions of computer algorithms. The computer algorithms are designed and perhaps programmed by the traders themselves, based on the historical performance of the encoded strategy tested against historical financial data. Is quantitative trading just a fancy name for technical analysis, then? Granted, a strategy based on technical analysis can be part of a quantitative trading system if it can be fully encoded as computer programs. However, not all technical analysis can be regarded as quantitative trading. For example, certain chartist techniques such as “look for the ... market research, surveys and trends
Moe, Larry, Curly & Google's Quality Score Calculation | ReveNews
In this Article, Moe, Larry, & Curly will try to shed some light on the many different components affecting the Google AdWords Quality Score. As the Pay Per Click landscape becomes much more competitive, and the launch of Yahoo’s new Panama System, one of the most important things an advertiser has to take into account in maximizing performance is the Quality Score. Given that Google weights this factor so heavily that it can drastically alter a campaign’s profitability and that Yahoo is going to create a variation of the Quality Score (which I shall refer to as ‘Q’ score) it has become a very ... market research, surveys and trends

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Algo Arms Race Has a Leader - For Now - NYU Stern
As algorithmic trading, particularly by hedge funds and advanced proprietary desks, has grown significantly--Boston-based research firm Aite Group says that it will account for a third of all shares traded in the U.S. this year and for more than half by the end of 2010--Credit Suisse has moved to the forefront of what is commonly described as a fiercely competitive arms race. It's a field where bulge-bracket firms are constantly on the hunt for the next great algorithmic innovation, paying top dollar for relevant quantitative and programming skills and brandishing offerings with appropriately combative labels such as ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The pair trading scheme was elaborated in several directions beginning with research pursued in Tartaglia's group. As the analysis techniques used became more sophisticated and the models deployed more technical, so the sobriquet by which the discipline became known was elaborated. The term ''statistical arbitrage'' was first used in the early 1990s. Statistical arbitrage approaches range from the vanilla pairs trading scheme of old to sophisticated, dynamic, nonlinear models employing techniques including neural networks,wavelets, fractals- just about any pattern matching technology from ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Pairs Trading (ETFs)
Due to the fact that I’m a big fan of statistical arbitrage (and trading it for a living), I thought it would be interesting to check if – and to what extend – there are pairs of ETF s (Exchange Traded Funds) which – as always based on historical data, statistical anomalies, regularities and irregularities, … – would provide a favorable and tradable edge maintaining a market neutral position. I personally prefer ETFs to individual stocks due to the fact that the latter are much more sensitive to unforeseeable events and/or outcomes like earnings, fundamentals, crew changes (CEO, CFO, …), rate disputes, strikes, take-overs, force ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
How Wall Street's Quants Lost Billions and Lived to Tell About It
Wikipedia defines quantitative investing as "an investing technique typically employed by the most sophisticated, technically advanced hedge funds." So what happens when these "sophisticated" investors get it wrong?   Scott Patterson is the author of The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It . I recently talked with him about quantitative investing, billion-dollar losses, and blackjack. Mac Greer: What got you interested in this to begin with? Scott Patterson: Well, in August 2007, a number of hedge funds and prop trading desks at Wall Street banks lost ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Going with Your Gut: Hedge Fund Managers Discover New Age Trading ...
One of her clients, for example, is a statistical arbitrage trader who uses quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis to make investment decisions. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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trading for statistical arbitrage and hedging purposes. .... Trader collusion, in which traders cooperate to deliberately inflate instrument ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Statistical Arbitrage in High Frequency Trading Based on Limit ...
Sep 3, 2009 ... the odds are in his/her favor, the trader could submit an order to capitalize ..... model, the statistical arbitrage trading strategy works. ...
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What is Quantitative Trading and what are computerized trading ...
I want to know what is quantitative trading and their examples.I have also heard of computerized trading system which generates trading signals in markets.Are these systems are trend followers or they use any other different technique?? posted 2 months ago in Equity Markets | Closed Share This Life & Health Insurance Agent at New York Life Insurance Company see all my answers Quantitative Trading is a general term in itself covering a broad spectrum of strategies based on Statistical Relationships such as Correlation. As for Computerized Trading System that also covers a broad spectrum of the Web 2.0 community. Otherwise known ...
Options & Futures: Odds Calculation, derivative trade, commodity ...
I am a professional commodity trader. I want the know how to calculate the odds of a winning trade occuring in a system that has a 60%/40% win/loss ratio after a certain number of consecutive losing trades. In other works, what will be my odds of having a winning trade after one loss, two consecutive losses, three consecutive loses etc. Is there a formula to calculate this?  Thanks! Answer James, The answer is: it depends. Statistically you have two general possibilities.  One is like a coin toss where each "trade" is completely independent of the previous trade.  In this case the math is easy for each ...