Trader & Trader Related Posts and News

A trader is anyone who buys and sells in the financial markets for the purpose of achieving short-term gains (alpha.)  Traders today utilize execution management systems to watch the prices in the market and to execute their orders.

The following are posts and links that are interesting to traders and those who want to move from trading into algorithmic trading and who are seeking capital for trading.

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Conversations: Effects of Alternative Data Sets on Trading Algorithms

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What effect can alternative data sets have on trading algorithms? We asked a few of our teammates and systematic traders what the effect of alternative data sets is on trading algos. We thought we could spread some insight as to why our alternative…
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Quantitative Trading & Algos in the news. 24, May 2018

Quantitative Trading and Algo news from the CloudQuant news crawler covering topics including: $20M USD allocation to crowd researcher, Trajectory of the U.S. business cycle, Equity market innovation, Ninja trader, financial sector uptrends, Fixed income market innovation, and more

Market Turmoil Generates Opportunity for Proprietary Traders

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In these times of market turmoil and volatility, the Kershner Trading Group stands ready to provide traders with a firm built on a strong foundation of significant capital investment, innovation-focused trading technology and decades of experience in the active and proprietary trading space. Kershner Trading is actively seeking experienced US Equities Traders
Trading Strategy Scorecard from CloudQuant

52 Traders Interviews Morgan Slade

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The podcast on Massive 30,000 Trades Daily, High-Frequency Quant Trading with Morgan Slade including an interesting breakout trading strategy.
News for Machine Learning and Algo Trading

Deep Dive With JLN: How Can The Financial Industry Draw In The Next Generation Of Talent?

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The former trading floors provided a sense of community. Electronic trading communities like CloudQuant provide a bright future for new traders.
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Built in Chicago: Wanna try your hand at high-frequency trading? There's an app for that

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Built in Chicago discusses CloudQuant, a Chicago-based algorithmic trading startup, lets anyone try their hand at devising their own strategies.
Trend Analysis in a Candlestick Market Data Chart

Algorithms for Trading

The hardest part of starting any project, including building a quantitative trading strategy, is figuring out where to start. To that end, this post covers a basic overview of a few algorithms for trading. We hope to help you get your creative energy to level up.
Quantitative Strategy, Trading, and Algo Development Industry News

Why You Should Always Question The Status Quo -- Tradeciety

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“If you are so worried about algos, why don’t you look at Python? Read up on it. Cloudquant, Quantopian. The tools are there, the information is there, for free.”
Innovation in Trading

The next wave of broker innovation will be Crowdsourced algos

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The next wave of broker innovation likely will be geared toward democratizing quantitative trading, according to Kershner Trading Group Founder and CEO Andy Kershner. That would vastly expand the universe of high-level quant traders globally, which Kershner roughly estimated stands at perhaps 5,000 today.
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Four Problems with the Sharpe Ratio

If you are an algorithmic trader, developer, or data scientists they you have already heard of the Sharpe Ratio. Many of you use this measurement as your score card for how well your algo performs.