Category Archives: Trader education
Two days ago, equity markets worldwide were spooked by Italian political turmoil and possibility of a euroskeptic government that will drive Italy out of euro. The S&P 500 fell 1.2%. Next day, according to financial media, the market rallied 1.3% … Continue reading
Stock picking dominated Wall Street when there were no other products available to traders and investors except individual stocks. Picking stocks using fundamental analysis is a complex process that requires substantial knowledge and effort but using chart analysis to select … Continue reading
Some academics misguide traders and hedge funds in focusing on combating data-mining bias when in most cases this is an exercise in futility, increases Type-II error out of bounds (missed discoveries) and diverts attention from the real problem, which is … Continue reading
This article discusses the results of a Twitter poll about a hypothetical offer for commission-free SPY ETF trading. It is shown that performance since launch has been realized due to overnight gaps while regular trading hours show a small loss.