This article covers all the necessary math skills and programming language skills. This include R or Python (hint hint) with SQL needs. It also covers how to screen out academys where you learn these skills. I would add one more if you plan to trade. Do they have a valid track record in real time? If not, ditch them or don’t consider them.
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Here is the article.NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my personal FACEBOOK ACCOUNT and TWITTER. Don't worry as I don't post stupid cat videos or what I eat!