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How a $26 Billion Hedge Fund Lures the Beautiful Minds

On the warmest February day on record in Cambridge, about 60 students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology opt to stay inside a dimly lit …

Scientists show why women make the best stock traders - study of 1m traders

<i>Female traders are better at buying cheap and selling high, say an international team of researchers following an in-depth study that examined the</i> …

Oxford University leads Europe for $1bn business start-ups

Oxford University has produced more founders of $1bn business start-ups over the last decade than any other university in Europe, a new study has revealed.<p>Since 1984, eight of the world's largest Unicorns were founded by Oxford graduates - with LinkedIn, Funding Circle and Eventbrite among those …

Thalesians open sources Python library | Financial Industry & Algorithmic Trading News

Saeed Amen<p>Co-Founder, Thalesians<p>PyThalesians is a Python financial library developed by the Thalesians, a think tank of dedicated professionals with …

Algorithmic Trading

'Skynet FX' - A. I. Learning Machines will Dominate Financial Markets

What if five years from now robo-advisors are a thing of the past? That would seem counter-intuitive given the current trend and the enthusiasm for …

Algorithmic Trading and the Importance of the Human Touch

Samantha Huggins is a sales trader at CitiGroup. She and other traders like her happen to be in demand because they are proving to be better than …

Pruitt, The Ultimate Algorithmic Trading System Toolbox

I am in the process of learning to code in Python and am, I must admit, no programming genius. So I was delighted to see that George Pruitt, best …

Intro to Algorithmic Trading with Heikin-Ashi

Algorithmic trading is a field that’s generally quite daunting to beginners, forcing them to juggle learning advanced programming techniques and …

Algorithmic Trading Usage: Variations by Strategy ( by ITG)

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The rise of AI and algorithms in the financial services sector

Demand for non-equity trading algorithms serving institutional asset managers and retail investors is expanding the prevalence of artificial …

6 Startups Using AI for Algorithmic Trading Strategies

Shares 211<p>We’re investors, so when we think about the most exciting application for artificial intelligence (AI) we can’t help but think of using AI …

Algorithmic Trading Is Changing Markets

The Dodd-Frank Act has hastened the shift from people-driven trading to machine-driven trading.

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Algorithmic trading in less than 100 lines of Python code

Algorithmic Trading<p>Algorithmic trading refers to the computerized, automated trading of financial instruments (based on some algorithm or rule) with …

Computers Start To Take Over List Of Most Successful Hedge Funds

Top hedge funds that use computers and quantitative models to trade financial markets have generated $113 billion in net gains over the years, making up a quarter of the total amount of net gains produced by the top 20 hedge funds in history.<p>That’s what LCH Investments’ annual survey of the top 20 …

Look who is crashing the list of the world’s greatest hedge-fund managers

Want more proof that the quants are taking over the world? Take a gander at this chart of the world’s top 10 hedge-fund managers released Wednesday …

Inside the high stakes world of online investing: binary options | Financial Times

Cameron Hay was excited. Trading was going well, and thanks to advice from his new associates David and Harry, he could escape the stress of his day …

Building a $3,500/mo Neural Net for Trading as a Side Project

Hello! What's your background, and what are you working on?<p>I'm Sebastian Dobrincu, and I'm a software engineer currently working as a freelancer. I'm …

Top Bridgewater exec explains how its intense, unique culture helped the world's largest hedge fund make $50 billion

Bridgewater Associates is as well known for being the world's largest hedge fund, with $150 billion in assets under management, as it is for its quirky culture of "radical transparency."<p>At the firm's Westport, Connecticut, office, the 1,500 employees abide by Bridgewater founder, chairman, co-CEO, …

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FX Traders Have To (Re)Learn A New Skill

Dear FX traders: forget the dot plot, and prepare to learn a new - or to some forgotten - skill: how to read trade flows.<p>As Bloomberg's Vincent …

You Really Should Be Watching Billions

Power, corruption, lies—that all makes for great TV.<p>What the world needs now most of all is another TV series about rich white men with incredible power who do terrible things. OK, maybe that's the <i>last</i> thing anyone needs... And still, somehow, we do.<p><i>Billions</i>, the brainchild of <i>Rounders</i> and <i>Ocean's</i> …

A Wall Street performance coach who's consulted on Showtime's 'Billions' outlines 5 truths of human behavior all her clients must face

Wall Street is full of investors and traders with big egos, and Denise Shull sees them at their most vulnerable.<p>She's the founder of the ReThink Group, a performance coaching group that specializes in clients on Wall Street. She's also one of the inspirations for Wendy Rhoades, the in-house …

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Why Some Technical Analysis May No Longer Be Effective: An Interview With Michael Harris

Michael Harris writes the Price Action Lab Blog and is the author of Fooled By Technical Analysis: The Perils Of Charting, Backtesting And Data Mining.<p>He posts on Twitter about, well, price action. His message there that, basically, “everything you know about technical analysis is wrong” is …