Technology is moving fast and there are a number of interesting fintech startups cropping up in recent years. One promising development is Alpaca which was started in 2015 and billed as the first commission-free API stock brokerage. The interesting thing with Alpaca is that it connects with a host of apps and services that makes […]
Trade-Ideas is a stock scanner created with active day traders in mind. The scanner has become quite famous among day traders for its endless customisation, massive amounts of data and prominence among well known day traders. One of the platform’s main selling points is it’s artificial intelligence engine nicknamed Holly that identifies trading opportunities in real-time. Holly is […]
I recently finished reading the book A Man For All Markets by Ed Thorp. I have to say that I think this could be one of the best trading books ever written! Why? Simply because Ed Thorp is a true trading legend and in this book he details how he went about beating not just the […]
I have spent much of the morning reading Misbehaving: The Making Of Behavioral Economics by leading expert and professor, Richard H. Thaler. This is a book that offers a full introduction into behavioral economics whilst managing to still be entertaining and readable.
In this article I take a look at the Udemy course ‘Learn to Trade the News‘. Udemy are currently having a 25% off sale on thousands of courses which you can access here. Coupon code = 25JBMARWOOD.
I came about Motif Investing in a roundabout way. I was actually reading an article about a strategy that buys 30 different stocks each month. One of the comments on the article was that transaction costs could eat into the system performance, unless you use a broker that is able to bunch the orders together into one […]
The first version of What Works on Wall Street, by James O’Shaughnessy, was received very favourably by the investment community. Stock Traders Almanac called it the “best investment book of 1996” and “likely the most influential book on investing in the decade”. It was praised for it’s attention to detail and in-depth research into the factors […]
So it’s that time of year again. The question is, how do you convince your better half that the living room really will look better with a digital ticker stream going from wall to wall?
If I could, I might spend all my time researching trading strategies and testing out system ideas. But of course, there are only so many hours in a day. That’s why I was excited to come across Quantpedia: the encyclopedia of trading strategies, a service ‘that turns academic research into financial profit’. Quantpedia Review: What […]