Arbitrage is as old as the profession of trading. Even in a bartering economy, arbitrage existed. But why do they exist?
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What is Backtesting overfitting, and why should you avoid it?
In this era of competitiveness in financial studies, opting for empirical research without backtesting overfitting is quite a chore. Read our article to avoid overfitting in your research.
A gentle introduction to Cash and Carry Arbitrage
Cash and Carry Arbitrage is an arbitrage strategy that is market neutral. Here is a gentle introduction.
How to use Kelly Criterion in Options Trading for sizing?
It is important to get the optimal position sizing in Trading. Here is a consideration on Kelly Criterion application to Options Trading.
Stock Market dynamics: an example of Emergence
In nature, many simple objects interacting with each other can self-organize into behaviors that seem unexpectedly complex. A well-documented example is the stock market.
Data Science in Trading – A Step Beyond Quant Trading
Data science finds its way into different aspects of finance. It is a result of large volumes of financial data available in this modern trading world.
Vertical Spreads – Option Strategy Ideas
Vertical spreads are a very effective way to have exposure to moderate directional movements on the underlying asset.
Getting Started with Algorithmic Trading – Quantra
Algorithmic trading is the use of computer programs for entering trade orders with algorithms deciding on aspects such as timing, prices, and quantity of the order with lack or even without human intervention.