Machine learning is a field of computer science concerned with teaching machines to do “clever” things like write stories, understand pictures, or trade on the stock market. There are different subdisciplines in machine learning that focus on different ways a machine can learn. …

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There are innumerable ways to simulate stocks, but in this tutorial we’ll look at a classic: the Brownian motion. The Brownian motion can be a complex mathematical topic, but we won’t delve into its…

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If you’ve spent any amount of time learning about financial markets, you’ve probably heard that you should have a “diverse portfolio”. Despite this common wisdom, most individual investors do not have diverse portfolios. …

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If you want to design and test trading strategies, the first and most important issue to sort out is a reliable source of data. Luckily, there’s no shortage of free sources of finance data…

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