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MBA Finance
BA Econ
Data Mining
C#, Javascript, VB, SQL


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revised How does pair trading work?
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accepted How does pair trading work?
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comment What are your opinions on WEKA KnowledgeFlow, Rapidminer, and other rapid development environments for machine learning?
why? what if he is applying it to finance?
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answered What are your opinions on WEKA KnowledgeFlow, Rapidminer, and other rapid development environments for machine learning?
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comment How can I go about applying machine learning algorithms to stock markets?
@gravitas. this technique is market-neutral, so when the market melts down, it would not affect you. it's problematic if your are wrong about your shorts, and they all go up in value.
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comment How can I go about applying machine learning algorithms to stock markets?
I wouldn't say the general consensus is that it's voodoo science. Goldman Sachs spent $800M on AI in 2008.
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comment Is there any theoretical basis for pattern-recognition strategies?
overfitting can generally be avoided using cross-validation
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comment What kind of basic framework or application do you use to run your trading algorithms?
Cool, I will check out Ninjatrader
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answered How can I go about applying machine learning algorithms to stock markets?
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