Algorithmic Developers

Algo Developers also called Quantitative Analysts or Quants, design and implement trading algorithms that apply artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning techniques for the purpose of allowing financial firms to price and trade securities. They are employed primarily by proprietary trading firms, investment banks, hedge funds, and other financial institutions that manage funds or have trading/investment operations.  Quants typically work directly with traders, providing them with algos for the purpose of pricing or trading.

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Morgan Slade, Python Data Scientist and Trader

QuantNews Interview with CEO Morgan Slade

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With over 20 years of experience as a trader, portfolio manager, executive, and entrepreneur, Morgan Slade is now the CEO of CloudQuant, a cloud based quantitative strategy incubator and systematic investment fund. He has built quantitative trading businesses at some of the world’s largest hedge funds and Investment Banks ...
data scientist researching trading strategies

Algos and Ethics - a response to a LinkedIn Post

Alessio Farhadi posted “A.I. Trading - A Question of Ethics” on LinkedIn. His main point is that machine learning and algos do not have ethics. ... Fairness to the industry requires that one should review the steps that have been taken by innovators, regulators, broker-dealers, and exchanges to mitigate any potential dangers of using computers and algorithms to trade.
Open, Close, High, Low

Share Ordering Demo using Market, Limit, and Midpoint Peg Orders

The CloudQuantAI github repository holds the share_ordering_demo tutorial/code that demonstrates ways to buy and sell stocks in the CloudQuant backtesting engine using Market, Limit, and Midpoint Peg Order types. There is no single "right way" to do any of these. You will have to think carefully about
Business charts

Industry News: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence News November 20, 2017

AI & ML news covering: Overvalued Markets, crypto-currencies, Quantamental funds, Social Sentiment Deceptions, Hiring of Buy-Side Quantitative Trading, ...

$GE – Short Term Buy Signal - Piercing the Line

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Technical analysis shows a piercing the line trading signal. This post includes links to source code show how to capture this signal with TA-LIB
Bullish Turn of Events for Sprint - S by Theodore Kekstadt

Bullish Turn Of Events For - $S: TA-LIB Three Outside Strategy

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This stock has been on a negative slide for months, and every bounce has been one to sell into. The outlook is different for this current turn in direction. A “Three Outside Up” Japanese Candlestick reversal pattern... Source code for signal links included.
Improved Breakout Strategy

Industry News: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence News November 13, 2017

AI & ML news covering: the creative process, improving skills, ETFs, Risk, Supervised Learning, RiskGenius, Robo Cops, Fears, NVidia, Quickbooks, SEC Edgar ...
John "Morgan" Slade

Open Source Meets Quant Trading - Futures Industry Association

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Recording of October 17-19, 2017 Future Industry Associations EXPO panel discussion on Open Source Meets Quant Trading.
Trend Analysis in a Candlestick Market Data Chart

ZigZag Strategy Suggestion from Quora

A suggested a Zig-Zag trading strategy that bounces back and forth on the stock market to make small profits. Testing shows the strategy wouldn't work.
Machine Learning, Quantitative Investing News

Industry News: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence News 10/30/2017

AI and ML for CloudQuant, ArcaEx, Corporate earnings reports, Hedge Funds, Microsoft, Alexa, Saturday Night Live, the apocalypse, Elon Musk, and more ...