Programming Languages

When it comes to system development, you have a lot of programming languages to choose from. Each language has its subtleties and nuances that make it ideal for different applications. Among the long list, within the financial world C# (C sharp) and Python seem to be the more popular. The majority of programming languages require…
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The Fed Rate Hike

So the Fed raised rates today. Finally, after hemming and hawing and a lot of threatening they followed through. At this point, perhaps the general population believes the Fed is still credible. But anyone who has played along at home knows, they have zero credibility left. Speaking of zero credibility, the same is true for…
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The Pretender

Never quit. Regardless of how difficult the path you are on may seem, never quit. Periods of drawdown for a trader are analogous  to adversity in ones life. But as the saying goes, "this too shall pass." Think of it as reversion to the mean of life. Cycles are not just limited to trading. There…
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Source Code

Source code, or the code used to create software is sacred. For open source applications, there is no secret to the sauce. But to automated traders pretty much all source code is proprietary. Traders can spend years developing, tweaking and getting an automated strategy into production. So it is safe to say, there is a large perceived…
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