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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 …

Intellectual Property

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 …

Python Programming

'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 …

Data Science

Large institutions in US shift to algo trading | The Trade

Large financial institutions in the US have increased their use of algorithmic trading by 10% over the past year, according to a report by Greenwich …

Algorithms

Algorithmic Trading Usage: Variations by Strategy ( by ITG)

Sign up to receive exclusive articles on topics including:<p>Equity market structure<br>• Profiles of buy-side investment firms<br>• The evolution of …

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 …

Trading

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.

Algorithmic Trading

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 …

Trading
Investing

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

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 …

Stock Trading Bot on Indie Hackers

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, …

Ray Dalio

FX Traders Have To (Re)Learn A New Skill

"Daniels can be heard snorting cocaine in the recording"<p>To Cover Up for the BAD Guys ...<p>Also: "If Trump just disappeared tomorrow, our traffic would …

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> …

TV

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 …

Psychology

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Trends

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 …

Trading

Hedge funds embrace machine learning, but humans are still in charge

Machine learning has become the topic <i>de jour</i> for hedge funds, but while Tim Wong, chairman of Man AHL and Man Group Asia, says they have had some …

How to Build Wealth

We all know that we need to spend less than we earn in order to build wealth.<p>But how about something more <i>specific</i>? Exactly how much do you need to …

Retirement

Could you be the 'fund manager next door'?

Rising numbers of confident DIY investors are managing not only their own investments but those of their partners, children, parents and even friends and neighbours.<p>Investment brokers or “platforms” have revolutionised amateur investing over the past decade by slashing costs and giving free access …

Finance

How Index Funds Democratize Investing

Academic criticisms of indexing lack economic logic and factual support from the real world.<p>In 1952 Harry Markowitz, as a University of Chicago student working on his Ph.D. dissertation, codified one of the enduring beliefs of investing: the value of diversification. Since then, the benefits of …

Investing