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Welcome to FOSS Trading

September 28, 2008
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Welcome to FOSS Trading

This blog will highlight the development and use of free open-source software to research, test, and trade financial markets.Meet the authors:Joshua Ulrich is currently the author and maintainer of four R packages:TTR - Technical Trading Rules - a suit...

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Overcome the Fear of Programming

April 27, 2017
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Overcome the Fear of Programming

By Milind Paradkar You say you never programmed in life before? Never heard of words like Classes and Objects, Dataframe, Methods, Inheritance, Loops? Are you fearful of programming, huh? Don’t be! Programming can be fun, stimulating, and once you start and learn to program many of you would love spending hours programming different strategies; you would... The post Overcome...

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Creating a VIX Futures Term Structure In R From Official CBOE Settlement Data

April 27, 2017
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Creating a VIX Futures Term Structure In R From Official CBOE Settlement Data

This post will be detailing a process to create a VIX term structure from freely available CBOE VIX settlement data … Continue reading →

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Order Type and Parameter Optimization in quantstrat

April 24, 2017
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Order Type and Parameter Optimization in quantstrat

In this post we look at stop-loss orders in quantstrat, and how to pick optimal parameters for a strategy.

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Nuts and Bolts of Quantstrat, Part V

April 13, 2017
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Nuts and Bolts of Quantstrat, Part V

This post will be about pre-processing custom indicators in quantstrat–that is, how to add values to your market data that … Continue reading →

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R Best Practices: R you writing the R way!

April 13, 2017
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R Best Practices: R you writing the R way!

By Milind Paradkar Any programmer inevitably writes tons of codes in his daily work. However, not all programmers inculcate the habit of writing clean codes which can be easily be understood by others. One of the reasons can be the lack of awareness among programmers of the best practices followed in writing a program. This... The post R...

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Copper, Gold and Ten-Year Treasury Notes

April 11, 2017
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Today, we will continue getting familiar with data from Quandl, but will also devote more time to expanding our dygraphs toolkit. We will be building up a data visualization in discrete pieces, which isn’t very efficient, but will make things easier when we move this project into production as a Shiny app. From a substantive perspective, we will examine...

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Copper, Gold and Ten-Year Treasury Notes

April 11, 2017
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Today, we will continue getting familiar with data from Quandl, but will also devote more time to expanding our dygraphs toolkit. We will be building up a data visualization in discrete pieces, which isn’t very efficient, but will make things easier when we move this project into production as a Shiny app. From a substantive perspective, we will examine...

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Transaction Costs are Not an Afterthought; Transaction Costs in quantstrat

April 10, 2017
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Transaction Costs are Not an Afterthought; Transaction Costs in quantstrat

In this article we see why modelling transaction costs matters and how to do so using quantstrat.

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April R Course Finder update: Logistics Regression, New platforms and Complete Machine Learning

April 9, 2017
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April R Course Finder update: Logistics Regression, New platforms and Complete Machine Learning

Last year we launched R Course Finder, an online directory that helps you to find the right R course quickly. With so many R courses available online, we thought it was a good idea to offer a tool that helps people to compare these courses, before they decide where to spend their valuable time and Related exercise sets:

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