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Coinbase API – A Introduction Guide

Table of contents: What is Coinbase API? What is Coinbase? What can I trade on Coinbase? What are the pricing and fees of Coinbase?...
Igor Radovanovic Igor Radovanovic
10 min read

QuantConnect – A Complete Guide

What is QuantConnect? Why should I use QuantConnect? Backtesting and Live trading Paper trading Free data Alpha Stream Strategy Development Framework Forum Why Shouldn’t...
Greg Bland Greg Bland
38 min read

Quandl: A Step-by-Step Guide

Table of Contents What is Quandl? What is Quandl’s Data Structure? What are the Pros and Cons of Quandl? Is Quandl Free? Free VS...
Igor Radovanovic Igor Radovanovic
11 min read

Google Finance API and 9 Alternatives

Table of contents: What is Google Finance API? How to collect historical data using Google Finance API? How to retrieve Price-to-Earnings ratio using Google...
Igor Radovanovic Igor Radovanovic
10 min read

What is Backtesting? 3 Aims of Backtesting

What is backtesting? Backtesting is the process of testing a trading or investment strategy using data from the past to see how it would...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
2 min read

Quantitative Trader’s Roadmap – 5 Steps from Idea to…

Table of Contents How do I get started with algorithmic trading? Trading Ideas and Strategies What kind of strategy should I trade? How do...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
40 min read

Pairs Trading – A Real-World Guide

What is pairs trading? Pairs trading is a trading strategy that involves buying one asset and shorting another. The aim of pairs trading is...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
9 min read

Robinhood API – A Complete Guide

Table of Contents What is the Robinhood API? Why should I use the Robinhood API? Why shouldn’t I use the Robinhood API? Is there...
Greg Bland Greg Bland
35 min read

Pine Script (TradingView) – A Step-by-step Guide

Table of Contents What is Pine script? Why should I use Pine script? Why shouldn’t I use Pine script? What are the alternatives to...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
20 min read

Binance Python API – A Step-by-Step Guide

Table of Contents What is the Binance API? Why should I use the Binance API? Why shouldn’t I use the Binance API? What are...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
28 min read

Yahoo Finance API – A Complete Guide

Table of Contents What is the Yahoo Finance API? Why should I use the Yahoo Finance API? Why shouldn’t I use the Yahoo Finance...
Greg Bland Greg Bland
16 min read

Interactive Brokers Python API (Native) – A Step-by-step Guide

Interactive Brokers (IB) is a trading brokerage used by professional traders and small funds. If you want to learn how to build automated trading...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
37 min read

How Can Retail Traders Beat Institutional Traders and Hedge…

How can retail traders beat the institutional traders and hedge funds? Retail traders can target small, exotic and unregulated markets. We have no pressure...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
3 min read

4 Quantitative Trading Strategies that Work in 2020

The markets are getting more sophisticated and efficient. It is almost impossible to be profitable in the long-run by running strategies that used to...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
5 min read

yfinance Library – A Complete Guide

Table of Contents What is yfinance? Is the yfinance library free? Why should I use the yfinance library? Why shouldn’t I use the yfinance...
Greg Bland Greg Bland
13 min read

IEX API Introduction Guide

Table of Contents What is the IEX API? Is the IEX API free? Why should I use the IEX API? Why shouldn’t I use...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
16 min read

Train/Test Split and Cross Validation – A Python Tutorial

What is a training and testing split? It is the splitting of a dataset into multiple parts. We train our model using one part and...
Greg Bland Greg Bland
26 min read

Python Correlation – A Practical Guide

Table of Contents What is correlation? Why do correlations matter? Correlation doesn’t imply causation What is a correlation coefficient? How can I calculate the...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
22 min read

What is Quantamental? 3 Techniques to Investing

What is Quantamental? Quantamental is a term that describes a hybrid of quantitative and fundamental techniques to investing. This term is a fancy buzzword...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
3 min read

Alpha Vantage Introduction Guide

Table of Contents What is the Alpha Vantage API? Is the Alpha Vantage API free? What kind of data does the Alpha Vantage API...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
11 min read

Web Scraping Tutorial – Reddit Data for Finance

How to use Reddit data for Finance  Reddit is an online discussion forum of dedicated and smart individuals which can be a great place to...
Aaron Smith Aaron Smith
16 min read

Alpaca Trading API Guide – A Step-by-step Guide

Table of Contents What is the Alpaca Trading API? Why should I use the Alpaca Trading API? Does the Alpaca API allow backtesting? How...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
23 min read

Alpaca Trading Review – Pros and Cons

Table of Contents What is the Alpaca Trading Brokerage? Pros and cons summary Why should I use the Alpaca Trading Brokerage? What’s the catch?...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
5 min read

Backtrader for Backtesting (Python) – A Complete Guide

If you want to backtest a trading strategy using Python, you can 1) run your backtests with pre-existing libraries, 2) build your own backtester,...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
27 min read

How to Sign Up for an Interactive Brokers Paper…

Interactive Brokers (IB) is a highly regarded broker in the retail trading industry. It is known for a broad range of markets and competitive...
Jignesh Davda Jignesh Davda
5 min read

Sentiment Analysis with Python – A Beginner’s Guide

Sentiment analysis in finance has become commonplace. In many cases, it has become ineffective as many market players understand it and have one-upped this...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
20 min read

How to use Hedging as a Trading Strategy

How to use hedging as a trading strategy? We use it to take on specific risks. There are 2 ways. 1) Asset-hedge: This means...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
4 min read

Why Do I Teach and Do I Find Meaning…

Okay story time. Why do I teach We started this course in 2014. At that time, I just left my job at a trading...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
5 min read

Futures Trading Strategies Made Simple – A Complete Guide

What are the common types of futures trading strategies? Here is a list: Calendar Spreads – Spreading the same future, but of different expiration...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
13 min read

Trading Jobs – How to Get One and How…

Table of Contents What are the 2 types of trading firms and their salaries? What are the Entry Requirements for Trading Firms? How to...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
6 min read

What is Quantitative Trading and How Do I Learn…

Table of contents What is the Quantitative Trading? When should we use Quantitative Trading? (Instead of Manual Trading) Why should we use Quantitative Trading?...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
5 min read

52 Trading Rules in 3 Minutes

On Strategy Mindset A good trader looks for opportunities in all the weird places, not just in regulated and developed markets. New, exotic and...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
3 min read

What is a Walk-Forward Optimization and How to Run…

Backtesting a strategy gives you a good understanding of what happened in the past, but it does not tell the future. Fortunately, walk forward...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
6 min read

What is Overfitting in Trading?

What is overfitting in trading? Overfitting in trading is the process of designing a trading system that adapts so closely to historical data that...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
3 min read

Should I Hire an Algorithmic Trading Freelance Developer? (No,…

Should I Hire an Algorithmic Trading Freelance Developer? No you shouldn’t. It might cost a lot over the long term, is ineffective, slow and...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
4 min read

Trading for a Living – How Much Money do…

How much money do you need for algorithmic trading? You need 20 times your yearly expenses to be a full-time trader. However, the minimum...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
3 min read

How to Measure Trading Risks?

How to measure trading risks? Risk should be measured based on the quality of the trading decision. A good quality trading decision has a...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
6 min read

How to Raise Capital for my Trading and How…

How to raise funds for my trading? Here are 3 ways: 1) Join a proprietary trading firm, 2) Raise from ultra high-net-worth individuals, and...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
6 min read

What is a Good Track Record in Trading?

What is considered a good track record in trading? Making 25% per year annualized with low correlation to the market for 3 years, with...
Lucas Liew Lucas Liew
4 min read

Convertible Arbitrage – What it is and does it…

Does it still work today?
Jovan Medford Jovan Medford
13 min read

Jupyter Notebook Shortcuts

Notebooks are tools that allow us to use markdown along with our code, to improve readability and really add to that storytelling aspect of...
Jovan Medford Jovan Medford
2 min read

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