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Is Quant FInance higher profit in SZ school vs data science in London

Do you know which school in Zurich Switzerland you should go to? How about what is in London UK? See what a leading technical recruiter said here. https://www.quora.com/Would-you-attend-the-MSc-in-Quantitative-Finance-at-ETH-UZH-or-an-MSc-in-Data-Science-and-Machine-Learning-at-UCL I also just a recorded 1:15 hour video. This covers the topics of lesson learned with early bot development which can lead to massive money loss. I …

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Quants need to use Finance specific type models such as Black-Scholes with algo require streaming

Lots of ‘quants’ rely on the old reliable Black Scholes model for options pricing and forecasting. This question came about compairing it to a form of machine learning. Is it possible that machine learning will exceed or already has? It seems time only will tell in a few months as I will start researching in …

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Deep Learning in Finance: Most effective methods for returns and portfolio construction

It seems that deep learning has been questioned when it comes to financial modelling. A decent article came out from a WorldQuant. This Medium article covers how to improve your forecasting using both in and out samples. It also covers: 1. Return Prediction comparing ARIMA, VAR, Deep Regression, Convoluted Neural Networks, and Long Short Term …

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Python Seaborn charting package over Matplotlib for finance time series

Python Seaborn charting package over Matplotlib for finance time series Seaborn is very use as a Python package over Matplotlib. Matplotlib is the original popular charting package but the other is much more impressive. If you look at the Gihub.io link, there are better examples on how to manipulate string dates to datetime64 which is …

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Bitcoin, Bubbles and Tech: Google Top Finance Searches of 2017

Bitcoin, Bubbles and Tech: Google Top Finance Searches of 2017 Here they are to reveal what people looked for https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-20/bitcoin-tech-stocks-and-xi-top-2017-google-financial-searches   https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?q=crypto%20currency https://mathewanalytics.com/2017/01/30/extract-google-trends-data-with-python-2/ 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!

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/ NOTE I now post my TRADING ALERTS into my …

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Tutorial on fix to download Yahoo Finance historical data in Python

Tutorial on fix to download Yahoo Finance historical data in Python     Date manipulation for: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5158160/python-get-datetime-for-3-years-ago-today https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-get-current-date-time-in-python/ https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10624937/convert-datetime-object-to-a-string-of-date-only-in-python Fix tutorial from Fix now for Yahoo Finance with Python Historical Datareader 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 …

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Fix now for Yahoo Finance with Python Historical Datareader

Fix now for Yahoo Finance with Python Historical Datareader Note future changes as well Visit https://github.com/ranaroussi/fix-yahoo-finance Note requirements but run in your in console: pip3 install pandas –upgrade pip3 install numpy –upgrade pip3 install requests –upgrade pip3 install multitasking –upgrade pip3 install fix_yahoo_finance –upgrade –no-cache-dir Run the supplied example which appears to work ok: python3 …

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