Quantcon 2015 – Workshop Videos


In case if you missed the Quantcon 2015 a disruptive quant trading event, will break down the existing walls to algorithmic trading by giving you an inside look at tools and content sets. Mebane Faber’s Market Outlook 2015 and EP Chan’s session on “Beware of Low Frequency data” , Tukar Balsh session on “10 ways backtest lie” are my favorites. So here is the recorded sessions happened in Quantcon2015.

High Frequency Trading Facts : Indian Markets


In India I meet so many Top broker HFT Desk their return in HFT is not so consistent. When they invested in High end technology & develop their own In house Low latency Order management Engine they get more than 50% return per annum. If they constantly not upgrading their technology then their return tempered& goes down with in range of 25 – 30%.

THETA TRADING : Practical Approach to Trade Options Using Time Decay


Time decay can be a wonderful thing for the option seller. In fact, it is the driving force behind the so-called ‘income-generating’ strategies. The trader holds a position, waits, and then exits with a nice profit. When the position is market-neutral, and when the market behaves, all gains can be attributed to the magic of time decay.

My HFT Trading Story : LOKESH MADAN


For me, having 15 Years experienced HFT & Quant Based Solutions & Fund management person, which I also enjoyed immensely, the market offered an opportunity to test myself and to prove I could generate economic profits for clients. A harsh meritocracy also has its advantages if you enjoy the daily challenge.

William VIX FIX Indicator – Amibroker AFL Code

William VIX FIX Indicator

We know that VIX most of the time reflects the investor/traders sentiment. When VIX is higher it means lot of fear in the market and lower VIX indicates lack of fear in the market. The problem is the sentiment can be measured only Indices like Nifty as the Volatility Index VIX is derived from implied volatility of Options. In such a case VIX FIX comes handy to replicate the VIX behaviour in other instruments like Commodities, Forex, Stocks.

Understanding High Frequency Trading (HFT)


HFT, on its own, is exactly what the name suggests- extremely fast, high frequency trades. Instead of placing a trade per second, High Frequency Trading firms have reached a point where they can place multiple trades within nanoseconds. Not milliseconds (1/1000th of a second) or microseconds (1 millionth of a second), but nanoseconds- that is, 1 billionth of a second.