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Best way to buy and sell large volumes of crypto

I had a few questions about how to properly execute a large order of crypto currency without moving the price much. I know a lot of funds employ a TWAP/VWAP algorithm to liquidate or purchase a large ...
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Annualised Sharpe Ratio of a 24/7 Round-The-Clock High Frequency Trading Strategy

Consider a high frequency trading strategy that trades Bitcoin-USD round the clock 365 days of the year at 5-minute intervals. How would one calculate the annualised Sharpe ratio of such a trading ...
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HAR-RV model for predicting 1-min volatility

I would like to use HAR-RV model (Heterogenous AutoRegressive - Realized Volatility) to predict a 1 minute realised volatility using the HAR model. As regressors I intend to use RV of previous minute, ...
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tick/book data vs bar data, worth the infrastructure investment?

For reference, I am talking on behalf of a small group of math/stats graduate students as well as software engineers (we are 6 total), we know each other for years and decided to make a small (private)...
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Strange trading data coming from bitstamp

Through researching order execution algorithms I came upon something rather strange. My dev team wrote a program that captures live bitcoin trades on bitstamp through the WebSocket API for a single ...
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Trading a large sum of bitcoin OTC

I was asked the following question at an interview: Suppose that you're an OTC trader for an exchange that trades bitcoin. What would you do in the following scenario? A large corporate ...
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Are there ways of detecting a price bubble of an asset with no inherent value such as Bitcoin, purely based on an existing momentum in pricing?

I have heard of existing methods of detecting bubbles in the pricing of precious metals like gold and was wondering if, by extension, something similar could be done to examine prices of ...
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inverse futures hedging

This is my first question here and I hope I don't make any mistakes. I have kind of a problem with spreading and hedging inverse futures such as Bitmex 3m or 6m XBTUSD contracts due to their non - ...
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Inflation of Bitcoins

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-next-halving-rally-coming-soon-in-2019%3famp suggests that the inflation rate of Bitcoins is around 4 percent. Considering the fact that ...