Tag Archives: Computers

Selling data to feed hedge fund computers is hottest area of finance

Selling data to feed hedge fund computers is hottest area of finance

Is this just another way of hedge funds who are not profitable. This is sort of like this ‘quants’ to enter into consulting since they most likely cannot trade well on their own

https://qz.com/1082389/quant-hedge-funds-are-gorging-on-alternative-data-in-pursuit-of-an-investing-edge/

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Quant hedge fund training to computers how to trade with machine learning/AI

 

If you are wanting to read about the latest in machine learning/AI for quant hedge funds, you should read this

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-27/hedge-fund-quants-close-in-on-designing-ultimate-trader-s-brain

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Steve Cohen Teaches Computers to Think Like Top Traders

 

Steve Cohen Is Trying to Teach Computers to Think Like Top Traders
SAC had a quant group that sought to amplify the firm’s profits by using algorithms that replicated the trades of its best-performing managers

https://bloom.bg/2nDCdX5

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Hedge Fund Investors Dump Humans for Computers, Still Lose

 

Hedge Fund Investors Dump Humans for Computers, Still Lose

Maybe the computers were not programmed right ?

 

Steve Eisman, portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, discusses the “massive changes” happening in the Hedge Fund industry. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Guy Johnson on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Losses at Leda Braga’s computer-driven hedge fund this year are running at about twice the level suffered by a macro fund run by billionaire Alan Howard. Yet, while Braga has raised money, investors have pulled billions of dollars from Howard’s fund.

To read the entire article, go to http://bloom.bg/2fEKERT

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Computers have won, Wall St has now changed

Computers have won, Wall St has now changed

When will Wall St old guard human traders get it? When will retail trader who chase charts with technical indicators get it? Pffffttttttttt

http://www.businessinsider.com/quant-funds-dominate-hedge-fund-rich-list-2016-5

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Hedge fund let computers decide for extra 19% return

Hedge fund let computer decide for 19% return

 

There have been so many stories about hedge funds letting their computer algorithms run versus some human set of traders. In this case, we get an annual return of an extra 19%. Pretty good considering the low returns the other hedge funds are getting.

 

Read more about the story here

Future options trading videos drive coding for Python scripts

 

Last week, I created a my new set of equations for my options and features trading phase of this “Independent Trading Algo Business in Python” course series, I will be needing to switch gears to extract all the trading logic out of all these videos that I mentioned in the past. This is from the long-standing UC Davis University course I have hinted over the last year or so. In fact, I made a quick video to highlight what I mean.

 

Check that out here

 

While I am typing this email, I am waiting in the wings to present my next topic for this course or is which includes my introduction to Python for trading, how to set up the environment, etc. etc. In fact, there should be a video playback video once this presentation is complete. If you are interested in learning more about this course series, go here now.

 

Why would you want to keep missing these LIVE presentations I keep doing each Tuesday?

 

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Computers still faster than a Math-emagician

Computers still faster than a Math-emagician

No matter how you slice, computers will still rule the roost in quant trading

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Will computers replace human trading

Will computers replace human trading

From a fellow trading educator I respect. Also, my answer is always a definite yes!

http://sermantraders.com/could-computers-completely-replace-all-human-traders/

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So How Fast Are Your Computers for quant analytics?

So How Fast Are Your Computers for quant analytics?

I wrote a little benchmarking application here:

http://www.liquidnitrogenoverclocking.com/node_count.zip

Download the program, run the app (takes about 2 minutes) and post your results here.

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mance ratio = 1.7028
Equivalent speed on an i7-980X platform = 5.67 GHz
Total time = 89.4220 seconds
Link to result = http://www.liquidnitrogenoverclocking.com/vortex_f5.shtml

 

 

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It is a said day when the computer industry loses it best, RIP Steve Jobs RIP Apple Computers

It is a said day when the computer industry loses it best, RIP Steve Jobs RIP Apple Computers

http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/05/us/obit-steve-jobs/index.html?iref=BN1&hpt=hp_t1

The curtain has now closed and he is resting on his ICloud.

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