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My research so far: OptionsXPress - with commissions of about USD 1.25/contract. USD 1K minimum account opening. Interactive Brokers (IB) - with commissions of about USD 0.70-1.00/contract. USD 10K minimum account opening. TradeStation - with commissions of about USD 1/contract. One point to note is that TradeStation's EasyLanguage platform is NOT a true ...
Fractal spectra are covered in Multifractal Volatility: Theory, Forecasting, and Pricing. Also note that your run-of-the-mill moving average of a price series is a low-pass filter (filters out the higher frequencies), and moving averages are very used in basic financial analysis.
From Wilmott: Trade capture is the process of booking (or capturing) the trade into the systems used within a financial organisation. This may sometimes have to happen multiple times depending on the complexity of the trades and the ability of the systems to be able to capture the economic, non-economic and static details surrounding the deal. ...
Interactive Brokers provides it as a field called count. In this page of the IB API Reference Guide count is described as follows When TRADES historical data is returned, represents the number of trades that occurred during the time period the bar covers.
Something like a moving average smoother is akin to a low pass filter, the 'stochastics' of technical analysis crudely akin to a band pass filter. Going up the ladder of sophistication, you can see something like http://www.jstor.org/pss/3592665 or applications of wavelet decomposition. This paper from 1963 by GRANGER, CLIVE W. J., and MORGENSTERN, 0. ...
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