Finance

What is Modern Portfolio Theory?

Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) is a method to select which stocks and what amounts to buy such that as a group, these stocks give...
Lucas Liew
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What is Backtesting?

Backtesting is the process of testing a trading or investment strategy using data from the past to see how it would have performed. Understanding...
Jignesh Davda
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What is a Hedge Fund?

A hedge fund is a company that takes money from people and invests it to make a profit. Understanding Hedge Funds Hedge funds usually...
Lucas Liew
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Turtle Trading

Definition Turtle trading refers to the way a group of traders in the 1980s traded. This group, who is known as the turtle traders,...
Lucas Liew
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Options Trading Basics

Definition An option gives the option holder a choice to buy or sell a pre-agreed asset at a certain pre-agreed price. Description There are...
Lucas Liew
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High-Frequency Trading

Definition High-frequency trading (HFT) describes trading that require high computing and communication speeds. Description HFT is characterized by high communication and computing speed, large...
Lucas Liew
1 min read

Cryptocurrency

Definition Cryptocurrencies are digital money. Description Cryptocurrencies are digital money that are tracked using a virtual accounting system called the blockchain. Cryptocurrencies are stored...
Lucas Liew
1 min read

Arbitrage

Definition An arbitrage happens when an asset is priced differently on 2 exchanges and a trader buys the cheaper one while shorting the pricier...
Lucas Liew
1 min read

Alternative Data (Finance)

Definition Alternative data is non-traditional (not price or volume) data that has predictive value in the financial markets. Description The 5 popular types of...
Lucas Liew
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Futures (Finance)

Definition A future contract is a legal agreement for a buyer to buy a certain amount of goods (or a seller to sell a...
Lucas Liew
1 min read

Algorithmic Trading Strategies

Definition Algorithmic trading strategies refer to methods in which we can use algorithmic trading to profit in the financial markets. Types of Algorithmic Trading...
Lucas Liew
3 min read

Market Inefficiency

Definition A market is said to be inefficient when it provides consistent opportunities for profits. Examples When an asset is trading at different prices...
Lucas Liew
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Trading

Definition Trading is a process where we buy and sell financial assets for monetary gains. Description There are 3 general aims of trading Trading...
Lucas Liew
1 min read

Algorithmic Trading

Definition Algorithmic trading is a method of trading where computers make decisions on what to buy and sell in the financial markets. Description The...
Lucas Liew
1 min read