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Books for the Aspiring Quantitative Trader

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: quantitative trading is a precise, mathematical field that really requires a quantitative mind to excel. Quantitative trading requires human oversight to ensure that the programs fed into automated machines run smoothly....

Quantitative Trading: Risk Management

This is the fourth and final chapter of my series on an introduction to quantitative trading. Be sure to start with the first post, and check back soon for more quantitative trading news! While quantitative trading may initially seem like a complex and foreign topic,...

Building the Proper System

Once a strategy has been identified and backtested against historical data, the next step is to put it into action. Executing a quantitative trading strategy requires a great deal of preparation, from utilizing a high-end trading infrastructure to developing a...

Backtesting

This is part of an ongoing series on the multi-step approach to qunatitive trading. Be sure to check out part one, Identifying a Strategy. Once you’ve identified a solid strategy, you just can’t put it into place. You will need to run a simulation in a live...

Quantitative Trading: Identifying a Strategy

For years, trading was a manual affair. A single trader would painstakingly track markets and trends, identify the right opportunities to buy or sell, then place a call to the floor. In the 90s, it entered an electronic era with the convenience of buying and selling...

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