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Improving Strategies

Improving Strategies A crazy cool way to use Build Alpha. I have to admit that I did not come up with...
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$70,000 in profits in just 3 months. A Build Alpha testimonial
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$70,000 in profits in just 3 months. A Build Alpha testimonial

$70,000 in profits in just 3 months. A Build Alpha testimonial This is hands down the best email I have...
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Free Friday #19 – Long/Short Small Caps and June Update
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Free Friday #19 – Long/Short Small Caps and June Update

Free Friday #19 – Long/Short Small Caps and June Update This Free Friday, Free Friday #19, is a user submission!...
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Free Friday #18 – Building a Strategy with Open Interest
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Free Friday #18 – Building a Strategy with Open Interest

Free Friday #18 – Building a Strategy with Open Interest What is Open Interest?Open Interest is just the total number...
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Free Friday #17 – Would you trade this?
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Free Friday #17 – Would you trade this?

Free Friday #17 – Would you trade this? As always, happy Friday!In this Free Friday post, I want to pose...
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Luck in Trading and Favorable Distributions
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Luck in Trading and Favorable Distributions

Luck in Trading and Favorable Distributions https://youtu.be/9S1GslmgxcsThe role of luck in (algorithmic) trading is ever present. Trading is undoubtedly a...
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3 Simple Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Curve-fitting
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3 Simple Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Curve-fitting

3 Simple Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Curve-fitting What is Curve Fitting?Curve fitting or more commonly referred to as...
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Python Tips – Reading Text Files, Working with dates, the command line
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Python Tips – Reading Text Files, Working with dates, the command line

Python Tips for Algorithmic Trading [Reading Files, The Command Line] Python Tips for Automated TradingPython is the fastest growing and...
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Free Friday #16 – Market Regime Switching Models
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Free Friday #16 – Market Regime Switching Models

Free Friday #16 – Market Regime Switching Models Happy Friday!For this Free Friday edition I want to talk about market...
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Free Friday #15 – Downloading Custom Data for Build Alpha using Python
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Free Friday #15 – Downloading Custom Data for Build Alpha using Python

Free Friday #15 – Downloading Custom Data for Build Alpha using Python Happy Friday!For this Free Friday edition, I am...
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Out of Sample Data – How the Human Can Add Value to the Automated Trading Process
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Out of Sample Data – How the Human Can Add Value to the Automated Trading Process

Out of Sample Data – How the Human Can Add Value to the Automated Trading Process https://youtu.be/ojXrayois5AFirst, I need to...
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Visualizing Data with Python
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Visualizing Data with Python

Visualizing Data with Python In this post I will go over a few different ways to manipulate price data to...
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Free Friday Update March 2017
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Free Friday Update March 2017

Free Friday Update March 2017 Happy Friday!For this Free Friday edition, I will just share an update of the Free...
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Free Friday #14 and #14a
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Free Friday #14 and #14a

Free Friday #14 and #14a Happy Friday. The trader in me could not risk doing Free Friday #13 so I...
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Free Friday #12 – Noise Test
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Free Friday #12 – Noise Test

Free Friday #12 – Noise Test Happy Friday. This week’s Free Friday strategy is for $XLP or the ETF that...
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Equity Curve Trading
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Equity Curve Trading

Equity Curve Trading What is an Equity Curve?An equity curve is a plot showing the growth of capital over time...
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Noise Test
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Noise Test

Noise Test First, let’s talk about overfitting and what it is. I will simply define it as fitting a function...
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E-Ratio
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E-Ratio

E-Ratio Edge Ratio or E-Ratio measures how much a trade goes in your favor vs. how much a trade goes...
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Free Friday Update February 2017
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Free Friday Update February 2017

Free Friday Update February 2017 **Please note the last trade (+$1,350.00) was not counted in this February update as it...
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Randomized Out of Sample
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Randomized Out of Sample

Randomized Out of Sample First, what is out of sample testing? Out of sample testing is purposely withholding data from...
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