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What Trading System Failure Means: Defining and Quantifying Strategy Failure, Part 1

One of the most important aspects of algorithmic trading is the removal of trading strategies from live accounts when they fail. Knowing when a strategy fails is extremely important as it allows us to avoid taking loses and missing opportunities while giving us the chance to reallocate our capital to use strategies that might be […]

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Self-Study Plan for Becoming a Quantitative Trader – Part I

Quantitative trader roles within large quant funds are often perceived to be one of the most prestigious and lucrative positions in the quantitative finance employment landscape. Trading careers in a “parent” fund are often seen as a springboard towards eventually allowing one to form their own fund, with an initial capital allocation from the parent employer and a list […]

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