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LSPM with snow

January 10, 2010
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LSPM with snow

My last post provided examples of how to use the LSPM package. Those who experimented with the code have probably found that constrained optimizations with horizons > 6 have long run-times (when calc.max >= horizon).This post will illustrate how the s...

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Programming a custom Backtest Profile in R

January 6, 2010
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Programming a custom Backtest Profile in R

One of the many issues with systems trading is trying to make sense of the vast amounts of data you accumulate with the backtest of a system. Historical backtesting is the first step in testing your trading idea. If it is a trading idea that ought to w...

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LSPM Examples

January 2, 2010
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LSPM Examples

I have received several requests for additional LSPM documentation over the past couple days and a couple months ago I promised an introduction to LSPM. In this long-overdue post, I will show how to optimize a Leverage Space Portfolio with the LSPM pa...

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R/Finance 2010, April 16-17 in Chicago

December 31, 2009
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Today is the last day to submit abstracts for the R/Finance 2010 conference to be held in Chicago on April 16-17. If you're not planning on speaking, but are interested in applications of R in Finance, be sure to add this to your calendar -- last year's conference was an outstanding event. Here's some more information about the conference...

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RQuantlib

November 23, 2009
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Quantlib is a free library for modeling, trading, and risk management in real-life providing a comprehensive software framework for quantitative finance, it is written in C++, which might be inconvenient for some users. JQuantLib aiming at Java-fans i...

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Tactical asset allocation using blotter

November 18, 2009
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Tactical asset allocation using blotter

blotter is an R package that tracks the P&L of your trading systems (or simulations), even if your portfolio spans many security types and/or currencies. This post uses blotter to track a simple two-ETF trading system. The contents of this post b...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next ...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next sp...

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R / Finance 2010 Call for Papers

November 9, 2009
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Jeff sent the following while I had connectivity issues and I hadn't gotten around to posting it here. So without further ado, and given the success of our initial R / Finance 2009 conference about R in Finance, here is the call for papers for next ...

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opentick alternatives

November 5, 2009
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opentick alternatives

I've been getting a bit of traffic from people searching for opentick (the defunct company), so I've started a list of similar (but non-free) data providers. I'm not affiliated with any of these vendors, and the list is in no particular order. I'll u...

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