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ZigZag Strategy Suggestion from Quora

A suggested a Zig-Zag trading strategy that bounces back and forth on the stock market to make small profits. Testing shows the strategy wouldn’t work.

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CloudQuant at FIA Expo in Chicago: perfect storm for open source revolution in quant trading

The impact of machine learning and open source resources on quant trading could be described as explosive. At FIA Expo in Chicago, CloudQuant’s CEO Morgan Slade will be discussing how that’s translating into opportunity for a wider variety of participants.

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Backtest Visualization on CloudQuant

The Quantitative Strategy Backtest ScoreCard is saving time for crowd researchers who are able to visualize the results of multi-day backtests quickly, even as the backtest is running.

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Built in Chicago: Wanna try your hand at high-frequency trading? There's an app for that

Built in Chicago discusses CloudQuant, a Chicago-based algorithmic trading startup, lets anyone try their hand at devising their own strategies.

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Quantitative Trading and Data Science in the News August 28, 2017

Quantitative Trading and Data Science in the News August 28 2017: CloudQuant opens door to crowd algo traders, RBC AI pilot, RBC pilots AI-based financial insight tools, AI focussed Chip, Momentum trading guide…

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CloudQuant Launches with Unprecedented Risk Capital Allocation to Crowd Researcher

CloudQuant, the trading strategy incubator, has launched its crowd research platform by licensing and allocating risk capital to a trading algorithm. The algorithm licensor will receive a direct share of the strategy’s monthly net trading profits.

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Improving A Trading Strategy

TD Sequential is a technical indicator for stock trading developed by Thomas R. DeMark in the 1990s. It uses bar plot of stocks to generate trading signals. … Several elements could be modified in this strategy. Whether to include the countdown stage, the choice of the number of bars in the setup stage and countdown stage, the parameters that help to decide when to exit and the size of the trade will affect strategy performance. In addition, we could use information other than price to decide whether the signal should be traded.

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Machines Poised to Take Over 30% of Work at Banks, McKinsey Says

New technologies are poised to sweep through investment banks, relieving many rank-and-file employees of roughly a third of their current workload, according to McKinsey & Co. The shift, already stoking angst on Wall Street, may take only a few years. CloudQuant sees opportunities.

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Why You Should Always Question The Status Quo — Tradeciety

“If you are so worried about algos, why don’t you look at Python? Read up on it. Cloudquant, Quantopian. The tools are there, the information is there, for free.”

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The next wave of broker innovation will be Crowdsourced algos

The next wave of broker innovation likely will be geared toward democratizing quantitative trading, according to Kershner Trading Group Founder and CEO Andy Kershner. That would vastly expand the universe of high-level quant traders globally, which Kershner roughly estimated stands at perhaps 5,000 today.