In recent years, the use of algorithms has spread across all sorts of different industries and practices. While we think of algorithms as complex mathematical processes that curate our ad content and dictate complex manufacturing processes, the truth is they’re more widespread than we tend to give them credit for. Indeed, people inadvertently use algorithms […]
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Factor investing has seen massive growth recently. It is starting to be used a lot by professional investors but is still very much underutilized by retail investors. As I see it, factor investing is pretty much the most overlooked and important concept in investing. In this article, I will give an overview of factor investing […]
API automated stock brokers automatically invest or trade for you based on the instructions you give them.
The Effect of Fees In 2019 something happened that totally changed the investing world. The largest online brokers like Charles Schwab & Robinhood began offering no-fee stock trading to retail investors, and it’s easy to see that it changed the stock market. So, Why did they do it? Well in the past decade, people have […]
We are in the days where computers and automated systems are simplifying processes and transactions all over the world. As with all sectors, the financial world has joined other sectors using technology to streamline its operations and transactions. Quant hedge funds are the result of the evolution of technology. Forget about the traditional hedge funds […]
1. Tendency to want to do something Participants were told to sit in a room for 45 minutes and do absolutely nothing. All they had was a button in front of them that would electrocute them on pressing it. Over 80% of participants chose to electrocute themselves at least once. Humans have this insatiable desire to […]
Algorithmic trading is a strategy for executing orders that relies on automated pre-programmed trading instructions. Essentially, using computer algorithms to invest – it is a form of quantitative investing.
It’s never easy to choose a trading firm, especially if you’re a beginner. With so much information available online, it’s nearly impossible to sort between the companies that are being honest and the ones that are inflating their success.
Here’s my round-up of the best podcasts on quantitative investing, an area of investing very close to my heart!
Do you want to join an investing platform but aren’t sure which one? If your answer is yes, then you are in the right place. In this article, we’ll discuss the best investing platforms and go over how to stay afloat in a sea of online brokers, from Aikido finance to E+Trade and many others.