Easily Build a Stock Trading Bot Using Broker API

Visual Strategy Development Visual strategy creation is an important part of quick and efficient development, as it allows you to easily debug and adjust ideas by looking at how signals develop and change with shifts in the market. I find Python to be a good language for this type of data-science, as the syntax is … [Read more…]

Algo Trading News Headlines 7/27/2018

INSIDE SCOOP One Market-Beating Quant Firm Was Buying Facebook Last Quarter (www.barrons.com) By their nature, quant firms — known for their rapid trading — may hold a stock only for as long as it takes to eat a candy bar. Yet a look at how Acadian’s positions have changed over the course of a quarter offers insights into the … [Read more…]

Algo Trading News Headlines 7/26/2018

Look Ma, No Code! Meet The IITians Who’ve Built A Code-Free Algo-Trading Platform (inc42.com) “Currently, almost 42% of the trade in the Indian market is done through automated algorithmic trading systems. But most of this trading activity is done by high net worth individuals (HNIs) and AIMs. We feel that the retail guys haven’t been … [Read more…]

Data, Data, Data! 11 Great Financial Data Vendors

Hey everyone, Intern Rao here. A few weeks ago, I worked with Hitoshi and Yoshi to put together “9 Great Tools for Algo Trading”.  Looking at the response to that article, we decided to write a follow up. Whether you’re a financial firm or an individual trader, financial data is key for putting together any … [Read more…]

Swann security cameras found vulnerable to creepy spying hack

Last week, US president Donald Trump was once again up in arms about a perceived vendetta Twitter holds against prominent Republicans on its website. He accused the platform of shadow-banning Conservative figureheads, but Twitter said it doesn’t implement the practice. Meanwhile, taking back the smart city was on the agenda for the EU-wide Decode project, … [Read more…]

What kind of life sciences talent is coming into Ireland?

Many young people in Ireland will remember well when the post-crash austerity period cause the country to haemorrhage talent. It was with great sorrow that many graduates emigrated further afield in search of opportunities due to the economic strife being experienced at home. Monica Epifanio, a senior QC associate in microbiology at Amgen, can relate to … [Read more…]

AOL/Time Warner merger conditions are a template for disastrous tech policy

Senator Mark Warner has proposed 20 policy prescriptions for bringing “big tech” to heel. The proposals — which run the gamut from policing foreign advertising on social networks to regulating feared competitive harms — provide much interesting material for Congress to consider. On the positive side, Senator Warner introduces the idea that online platforms may … [Read more…]