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Most trading strategies are built to find repeatable patterns in the market and then attempt to exploit any future occurrences of the pattern to make a profit.

There are lots of different ways to find patterns, and in this episode Brent Penfold talks to us about patterns in price action.

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Crack In The bull Market No 79 [0.12]

Posted on June 18, 2017, 9:31 a.m. by Price Action Lab Blog @ [source]

This new meme that emerged last week confirms my view that many try to rationalize price action in the context of their expectations and that most of technical analysis is thinking in words. This meme does not describe a serious signal of a crack in the bull market.

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Valerian trailer [0.47]

Posted on June 18, 2017, 1 a.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

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Algorithmic Options Trading, Part 2 [0.06]

Posted on June 17, 2017, 11 p.m. by The Financial Hacker @ [source]

In this second part of the Algorithmic Options trading series we’ll look more closely into option values. We’ll still lose a part of the premium if the option expires only slightly in the money.

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Levels of risk associated with 5 different reasons for concern are illustrated for increasing global mean temperature and are the same as those presented in the IPCC Working Group II report. Icons indicate selected risks that played an important role in locating transitions between levels of risks.

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MiB: Ned Davis on Managing Mistakes [0.17]

Posted on June 17, 2017, 1:45 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Ned Davis could be the most respected Technical Analyst working today. He co-founded Ned Davis Research in 1980 along with Ed Mendel and others.

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What they do: Acacia transforms communications networks relied upon by cloud infrastructure operators and content and communication service providers by delivering high-speed coherent optical interconnect products.

What the bulls think: Acacia has better exposure to short-range and SDN markets than do long-haul players like Infinera, and its 400G chipset widens its moat against potential rivals.

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Allocator Beware [0.02]

Posted on June 17, 2017, 12:53 p.m. by The Irrelevant Investor @ [source]

Investors have little appetite for human portfolio managers these days. The supply of money attempting to beat the market will never dry up, but with low cost alternatives, the industry is going to have to work harder than ever to hold onto their investors.

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Book Bits | 17 June 2017 [0.16]

Posted on June 17, 2017, 11:16 a.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

Nations (The Complete Book of Option Spreads and Combinations), a CNBC contributor, offers a fascinating look at five major stock market crashes: the Panic of 1907, Black Tuesday, Black Monday, the Great Recession, and the Flash Crash. Nations observes that stock market crises mean more than just tanking investment accounts.

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Saturday links: a wind giant [0.00]

Posted on June 17, 2017, 11:15 a.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]


Longform links: three squares a day [0.00]

Posted on June 17, 2017, 11 a.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]


Title: How Do Portfolio Weighting Schemes Affect Commodity Futures Risk Premia? To account for the unique characteristics of the commodity futures market, we propose a novel method of classification based on momentum or term structure properties in the formation of long-short portfolios in conjunction with the quantitative strategies from the equities literature.

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Take a look at my new ebook on advanced trading strategies using time series analysis, machine learning and Bayesian statistics, with Python and R . Learning these topics will provide a deeper understanding of the underlying algorithmic mechanics and allow development of new algorithms, which can ultimately be deployed as more sophisticated quantitative trading strategies.

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 6.16.17 [0.14]

Posted on June 16, 2017, 9 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

FOMC recognized the improving economy, and continued the process of “normalization; Federal Fund Rate Target is now 1.00-1.25%.

Another rate increase this year and more in the future are the other side of the coin from the Federal Reserve.

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Principal’s Kim On Building An ETF Lineup [0.03]

Posted on June 16, 2017, 8:15 p.m. by HOME @ [source]

IMN and Ritholtz Wealth Management’s Evidence-Based Investing Conference (West) is June 25-27 in Dana Point, California. Paul Kim, Principal Global Investors’ head of ETF strategy, will be on one of the first panels of the conference.

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