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Presentation of Genetic Programming For Predictive Modeling

Recently found this interesting 30-minute video on the use of genetic programming for predictive modeling. “I just finished a new tutorial on Predictive Modeling, Genetic Programming and Time Series Prediction. This tutorial introduces the subjects and then provides a demonstration of Discipulus™ producing a time-series predictive model in real time.” “There is also considerable discussion […]

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Concepts In Technical Analysis

Here is a free PDF download of basic technical analysis concepts provided by Merrill Lynch. No signups. No opt-in. Just a free download.

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Wes McKinney – Algorithmic Finance Meetup

“A few weeks ago we held an algorithmic trading meetup in Boston where Wes McKinney spoke to a jam-packed room of quants eager to learn more about pandas, Python and algorithmic trading. For those of you who aren’t familiar with python star Wes McKinney, he is the co-founder of Lambda Foundry, creator of pandas, author of “Python for […]

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Investing/Trading Rules, Aphorisms & Books

Here is a massive list of investing/trading rules, aphorisms & books. This will keep you busy for a long time!

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Investors Should Ignore Politics

A great point! Ignore politics when making decisions about the market… “Politics matters little to your investment outcomes. This has been a theme of mine for nearly forever. I discuss this in presentations all the time.  It was — literally  — my first column for the Washington Post.” … read more

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The man who launched 1,000 systems

An interesting read from a man who has been in the business for a long time… When Bill Eckhardt left the University of Chicago and foresook his nearly completed PhD in mathematical logic in 1973, he did not abandon his educational pursuits; rather, he focused them on a myriad of disciplines that supported his research […]

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Is the Stock Market Cheap?

This really has nothing to do with system trading, but was an interesting article on determining if stocks are cheap or not. Here is a new update of a popular market valuation method using the most recent Standard & Poor’s “as reported” earnings and earnings estimates and the index monthly averages of daily closes for […]

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Money. Power. Wall Street.

This week Frontline (PBS) is running part one in a four part series on the global financial collapse. During part one they explained credit default swaps, how they originated and how they became associated with mortgage notes. Interesting stuff! http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/money-power-wall-street/

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