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Forecasting Weekly Market Returns With DLPAL PRO

We use the ensemble feature generation of DLPL PRO with weekly data of Dow-30 stocks to forecast weekly returns. The strategy based on the ensemble features has less drawdown but the same MAR ratio as buy and hold.

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Institutional Grade Long/Short Equity Strategy Development With DLPAL

This article is about a long/short equity strategy developed with DLPAL. The large sample and the exceptional performance during the 2008 bear market demonstrate the predictive power of the features generated by DLPAL for developing institutional grade strategies as well … Continue reading

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Trading Strategy Development With DLPAL: Part Six

In this article we list some of the reasons DLPAL does not include in trading strategy synthesis exits based on number of bars since entry. An example is included.

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Trading Strategy Development With DLPAL: Part Five

In this article we outline the steps for developing a trading strategy for TLT ETF using the delay trade input option. Out-of-sample performance is analyzed in Amibroker and Quantopian platform.

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Trading Strategy Development With DLPAL: Part Four

In this article we outline the steps for developing a trading strategy for XLF ETF. The out-of-sample performance is analyzed in the Quantopian platform and it is shown to significantly outperform the SPY benchmark.

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Hedge Funds’ Secrets

Articles in mainstream media constantly praise the returns of some hedge funds and attribute them to quantitative trading. But can quantitative models extract billions of dollars worth of alpha from noisy data? Is it possible that these hedge funds have … Continue reading

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Short-Term Bearish Signal

The P-Dow indicator has generated the first bearish signal for stocks in about two months. Details and backtests are included below.

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Trading Strategy Development With DLPAL: Part One

In this article we review a trading strategy developed with DLPAL and specifically the out-of-sample and forward performance using code generated for the Quantopian platform. The strategy outperforms the benchmark and year-to-date return is higher by about a factor of … Continue reading

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