The Definitive Guide To Shorting Leveraged ETFs

Introduction to ETFs and Leveraged ETFs Probably you sometimes wonder how did any investor makes their money at the beginning. More or less the story is pretty much the same. To become a successful investor, you have to have knowledge about investing, in other words you must be good at…

What is Bitcoin’s Correlation With other Financial Assets?

Can Bitcoin Be Considered a Financial Asset? When speaking of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, everyone knows that those “things” are valuable, but probably the most troublesome part comes when you start concretizing it. Even that Bitcoin is meant to be an uncorrelated asset, like you can compare the dollar to…

How to Scrape Data for Over 1,900ETFs

Data is everything. It may sound like a floss but if you go a little more in detail with it you can easily see that almost every business strategy and later success is based on it. Data is at the beginning of almost any process. There is a definition of…

How to Measure the Performance of a Trading Strategy

Defining a Quantitative Trading Strategy and Trading Signal – Introduction There is the popular phrase “if your goals can’t be measured, you need to change them”. This more concretely means that you will never know when the point at which you reached your goals has arrived because you can’t measure…

Index Front Running: What happens when a stock is added to an index?

Recommendation on How to Implement This Strategy The whole market is a very chaotic thing. The way that chaos is being controlled is through different indexes. Those indexes represent the synthetic indicator of the movement value of a defined set of securities. It is actually a way to calculate the performance…

Reverse Engineering AQR’s Risk Parity Strategy – Signal Plot

Why AQR’s Risk Parity Fund Can Be Reverse Engineered Mostly in life, we are solving our problems in a way in which we start from the biggest and most complex point, and then we break it into smaller and simpler parts. Speaking professionally this way of solving a problem is…

The Definitive Guide to Momentum Investing and Trading

We all tend to do things in an optimal way. We drive our cars at the optimum of their engines, use only the necessary electrical energy in the house, throw recyclable plastic into special containers, and even banal things such as going out when the weather is dry and nice……