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Jul
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comment Usage of NoSQL storage in Finance
Chris, thanks for expanding the answer.. Besides Vertica, one could also mentions Sybase's offering in the area. I do think SciDB is column-oriented too, though, and could become a dark horse. They talk R support right from the start.
Jul
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answered Usage of NoSQL storage in Finance
Jun
21
answered How random are financial data series?
Jun
20
answered Divergence issue with my monte carlo pricer…
Jun
19
answered Vanilla European options: Monte carlo vs BS formula
Jun
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answered Who cares about autocorrelation?
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Apr
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answered Multiple comparison problems
Apr
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answered How can an ETF outperform its benchmark index?
Apr
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revised What is the effect of quant finance on global markets?
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Apr
2
comment Trading C++ Libraries
Sorry, but this is a clear -1: TAlib is written in C and is, for better or worse, or technical analysis library. Why do you equate that to trading strategy? TAlib has nothing on drawdowns, vol forecasting etc pp.
Apr
2
comment Is Scala used in trading systems
To whoever downvoted: If you vote something, give at least a comment for your reasoning. It is the exchange of ideas and arguments that makes stackexchange what it is.
Mar
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answered Covariance for arbitrarily large portfolios
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Mar
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comment Switching from C++ to R - limitations/applications
Well, Bayesian statistics is a the prime example for mixing of C++ (for speed) with R (for ease of analysis), see the Bayesian Stats Task View. Also, packages like ff and bigmemory deal with large memory, see the HPC Task View. These issues can be addressed quite well in a hybrid manner as I indicated in my answer above.
Mar
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answered Switching from C++ to R - limitations/applications
Mar
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comment Quant PMs need to know the following…
I am not sure I see this question as being on-topic for the site.