How To Price Stock Options Using R?

Options trading has become very popular in recent years. Did you read the post on how to get paid for buying your favorite stock? In this post you learn an options trading strategy that you can use to buy your favorite stock at a lower price. Options are a type of derivatives. Derivatives have been…

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S&P 500 ARIMA Plus GARCH Weekly Trading Strategy

In this post we are going to develop ARIMA and GARCH model for S&P500 weekly time series. S&P 500 is a very popular US stock market index and is considered to be a barometer of US economy. It is a capitalization weighted index of 500 US stocks representing different business sectors in the US economy.…

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How To Do PCA Of Dow Jones Index ^DJI?

In this post we are going to do PCA on Dow Jones Index. PCA is short for Principal Component Analysis. Dow Jones Industrial Average ticker symbol is ^DJI. Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) is a stock index comprising of 30 blue chip stocks listed on New York Stock Exchange. The full list of 30 component…

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How To Get Daily Stock Quotes From Yahoo Finance Using Pandas?

As a stock trader, you need to master technical analysis. Technical analysis is based on the premise that we can use past price to predict the future price. There are certain price patterns that can predict future stock price pretty accurately.  Now increasingly traders are turning towards doing quantitative analysis in addition to technical analysis.…

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How To Get Paid For Buying Your Favorite Stocks At A Lower Price?

This is a simple stock buying strategy. Most investors buy their favorite stocks without knowing about this simple stock buying strategy. But do you know this fact that the famous investor  Warren Buffet uses this stock buying strategy regularly. Not only Warren Buffet uses it but other hedge fund managers also use this simple stock…

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How I Made $500K With Machine Learning And High Frequency Trading?

Machine Learning is the new thing in the town. Daily we hear of a new breakthrough having being made by a machine learning algorithm. We are living in the age of algorithms. The race is on for building better and better and algorithms. In this post: How I Made $500K With Machine Learning And High…

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MSFT Microsoft Buys LNKD LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion In Cash

Cash rich Microsoft has announced that it will be buying LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion. Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) on Monday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net…

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How To Build A Python Quantitative Trading Strategy That Beats S&P 500?

Beating S&P 500 index consistently year after year is the dream of most of the fund managers. One person who has consistently beaten S&P 500 year after year is Warren Buffet. Warren Buffet is a value investor who read the Intelligent Investor written by Ben Graham in his teens and started believing in his teachings.…

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How To Manipulate Daily Stock Market Data With Quantmod R Package?

Quantmod is a very powerful R package. If you are a stock trader then you should learn how to manipulate daily stock market data using Quantmod R package. Quantmod means Quantitative Modelling Package. Quantmod is a rapid prototyping environment, where quant traders can quickly and cleanly explore and build trading models. With Quantmod you can…

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How To Use Volume To Confirm Stock Price Trend?

Volume is a very important indicator that can reveal a lot about the price trend of stock. Volume is simply the amount of shares bought or sold in a certain time period. For example if trader 1 buys 500 shares of stock A. Trader 2 buys 1000 shares of stock A while trader 3 sells…

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