Monthly Archives: December 2013

Let’s start a list of questions that may help you get a quant job in a hedge fund or investment bank like Goldman Sachs

Let’s start a list of questions that may help you get a quant job in a hedge fund or investment bank like Goldman Sachs

This was initiated by my contact in NYC. He stated that this is a popular question at hedge funds and investment banks. Here is the question topic:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Petersburg_paradox
This book could help:

Also, I have a popular video on this

What is your trading goals for 2014? Letm e know what quant model forecasting types to focus on

Seriously, what are your goals? Comment below.
Also, what are your model quant model forecasting types to focus on. I have been running a survey for a long time but it is still valid for me:
http://quantlabs.net/surveys/2012/06/29/what-financial-forecasting-model-type-do-you-focus-on-within-r-or-other-statistical-tool/

Is it wise to use the source code of Metatrader Tradestation Ninja Trader or Multicharts as psuedo code for your trading idea?

Is it wise to use the source code of Metatrader Tradestation Ninja Trader or Multicharts as psuedo code for your trading idea?

This was an idea I cam up with as it tackles both algorithm,, trading logic, and even trading market order submissions. It got me thinking as I got my hands on the Tradestation source code of

https://quantlabs.net/academy/forum/quant-academy-forum/what-are-the-most-popular-indicators-or-alerts-to-enter-and-exit-the-markets-for-your-profitable-trade/

I am hoping someone out there has an opinion on this

Is c++ the future for my fast automated trading system for quant trading or HFT massive profit potential?

Is c++ the future for my fast automated trading system for quant trading or HFT massive profit potential?
This got me thinking about the evolution of C++> Is it much faster for the hassle of this language? Would the combo of GSL and Fastflow in Linux really make a difference?

Is c++ the future for my fast automated trading system for quant trading or HFT profit potential?

What are the most popular indicators or alerts to enter and exit the markets for your profitable trade?

What are the most popular indicators or alerts to enter and exit the markets for your profitable trade?

I would suspect the following for sure:
Moving average with lag crossing
Bollinger like band
Standard deviation

Any others? I know there would be popular technical analysis ones like:
RSI
volume

Let me know as I would like to compile a list