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Answer this math twister for your next job interview?

Answer this math twister for your next job interview? Can these help your for your next interview for a bank or hedge fund job? First one: Here’s a simple arithmetic question: A bat and ball cost a dollar and ten cents. The bat costs a dollar more than the ball. How much does the ball…

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Questions of the day: Simple 3 word answer to how did you manage to learn all these programming languages for modern algo trading

Questions of the day: Simple  3 word answer to  how did you manage to learn all these programming languages for modern trading From Facebook: Dear Mr Downing, I have seen all the things you post.And i wonder how did you manage to learn all these proggramming languages?   Gather around kiddies, daddy is gonna tell…

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The one million dollar question I had to disregard over the years but here is an answer

  The one million dollar question I had to disregard over the years:   I just came across your chanel. Greta videos you make. However, being someone who just started (square one) and is interested in Algo trading, where do i start. What videos in what order do i watch? Because you have made so…

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2 hour video question and answer on risk management with automated trading

2 hour video question and answer on risk management with automated trading Here is a 2 hour video on the Meetup of: Let’s do a Pow Wow about Risk Management. I am interested in learning about your metrics, parameters, and most of all processes that keep you profitable over the long run. I can of…

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ATT QUANT ELITE: 2 hour London Quant open question and answer video with Paul Cottrell

ATT QUANT ELITE: 2 hour EXCLUSIVE London Quant open question and answer video with Paul Cottrell This was by accident. Yes we did a great ‘bait and switch’  TONITE! We had an open ended session with the famous London Quant. You know him, if you don’t well learn more from this video below which is…

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XLQ is the answer to stream data into my live trading HFT C++ environment with Excel or Microsoft .NET COM front end with IQFeed

Is XLQ the answer to stream data into my live trading HFT C++ environment with Excel or Microsoft .NET COM front end with IQFeed? This thing looks pretty powerful for live trading with live market data coming in from IQFeed. This may work instead of developing my own code to get stuff working for a…

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Could GRETL and technical analysis library be the answer for all those missing Matlab function codes for auto C++ code generation?

Could GRETL and technical analysis library be the answer for all those missing Matlab function codes for auto C++ code generation? I am investigating this libary which seems open source. I am also struggling looking for decent Matlab Econometric type  functions in C++. This could be the ticket but investigate the GRETL licensing but this…

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General ‘quant’ question and answer GotoMeeting details for tonite at 6pm

Hi there Here are the login details for tonite’s Meetup online: 1.  Please join my meeting, Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/478239029 2.  Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) – a headset is recommended.  Or, call in using your telephone. Dial +1 (647) 497-9373 Access Code: 478-239-029 Audio PIN: Shown…

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How do you use the 13GB fx tick data? Is Redis NOSQL the answer?

How do you use the 13GB fx tick data? Is Redis NOSQL the answer? Tough one. I have over 450 mb of data for tick data in certain pairs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ry7igGVN1uQ&feature=plcp In terms of anything larger, you would need to store in a repository. I would use something like Redis for that. I am moving towards…

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My question and answer part 2 on Strategies for those without servers at the exchanges

My question and answer part 2 on Strategies for those without servers at the exchanges More answers for my Youtube viewer on this: Hi, When you say mid to low frequency, what time period would you define those as? Tradebot Systems was quoted in 2008 stating that their average hold time was 11 seconds which…

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