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Investment Analytics In The Dawn Of Artificial Intelligence

Investment Analytics In The Dawn Of Artificial Intelligence

Author: Bernard Lee Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/09/2019

Investment Analytics in the Dawn of Artificial Intelligence is a '250-page 'cookbook' providing step-by-step details of the algorithms used on the HedgeSPA platform,' according to Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, Waters Technology, one of the most-recognized UK-based trade publication in financial technology. The book aims to set the methodological gold standard for artificial intelligence-driven analytics for institutional investing. It should be interesting to users of the HedgeSPA core investment platform, as well as other investment professionals keen to learn about the latest investment analytics techniques in the dawn of artificial intelligence.Dr Bernard Lee is the Founder and CEO of HedgeSPA, which stands for Sophisticated Predictive Analytics for Hedge Funds and Institutions. Previously, he was a managing director in the Portfolio Management Group of BlackRock in New York City as well as a finance professor who has taught and guest-lectured at a number of top universities globally.

Investment Analytics In The Dawn Of Artificial Intelligence

Investment Analytics In The Dawn Of Artificial Intelligence

Author: Bernard Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/2019

Investment Analytics in the Dawn of Artificial Intelligence is a '250-page 'cookbook' providing step-by-step details of the algorithms used on the HedgeSPA platform,' according to Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, Waters Technology, one of the most-recognized UK-based trade publication in financial technology. The book aims to set the methodological gold standard for artificial intelligence-driven analytics for institutional investing. It should be interesting to users of the HedgeSPA core investment platform, as well as other investment professionals keen to learn about the latest investment analytics techniques in the dawn of artificial intelligence.Dr Bernard Lee is the Founder and CEO of HedgeSPA, which stands for Sophisticated Predictive Analytics for Hedge Funds and Institutions. Previously, he was a managing director in the Portfolio Management Group of BlackRock in New York City as well as a finance professor who has taught and guest-lectured at a number of top universities globally.

Derivatives Markets

Derivatives Markets

Author: Robert L. McDonald Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2019

Index Fund Management A Practical Guide to Smart Beta, Factor Investing, and Risk Premia

Index Fund Management A Practical Guide to Smart Beta, Factor Investing, and Risk Premia

Author: Fadi Zaher Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2019

This book brings simplicity to passive investing, smart beta, and factor investing, which is the fastest growing type of investment in the asset management industry. The subject has a strong academic foundation but often taught and presented in a quite complex and unorganized way.In recent years, index and factor investing solutions have been bestsellers. But factor investing success is not a foregone conclusion, and there are plenty of quirks and misprints in the literature. Do investors need a novel approach? The book provides answers to some of these questions in an open and objective fashion. Index fund management is increasingly taught in finance courses at universities. For market practitioners including trustees and investors, this book facilitates an increased understanding of how to invest in index and smart beta strategies, how to implement them, and what to be aware of with concrete and practical real-world examples.

The Amazing Put The Overlooked Option and Low-Risk Strategies, Second Edition

The Amazing Put The Overlooked Option and Low-Risk Strategies, Second Edition

Author: Michael C Thomsett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2019

With so much emphasis on calls (especially covered calls) many traders overlook the tremendous hedging and profit potential of the put. The Amazing Put demonstrates the many strategies based on the put option, including the risk hedge, a long put (often a long-term, or LEAPS put) that freezes market risk at the put's strike (minus its premium); and the short uncovered put, which has market risk identical to the covered call. The author methodically lays out the case for using puts wisely, both as a cash generator with low risk, and as a risk hedge to reduce or eliminate market risk in equity positions. Every options trader will benefit from exploring these strategies, and novices will gain a starting point in developing a program to enhance their stock portfolio. Michael C. Thomsett is a market expert, author, speaker, and coach. His many books include Stock Market Math, Candlestick Charting, and Options, Tenth Edition.

Extreme Money Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk (Paperback)

Extreme Money Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk (Paperback)

Author: Satyajit Das Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2019

The human race created money and finance: then, our inventions recreated us. In Extreme Money, best-selling author and global finance expert Satyajit Das tells how this happened and what it means. Das reveals the spectacular, dangerous money games that are generating increasingly massive bubbles of fake growth, prosperity, and wealth--while endangering the jobs, possessions, and futures of virtually everyone outside finance. .. .virtually in a category of its own -- part history, part book of financial quotations, part cautionary tale, part textbook. It contains some of the clearest charts about risk transfer you will find anywhere. ...Others have laid out the dire consequences of financialisation ( the conversion of everything into monetary form, in Das's phrase), but few have done it with a wider or more entertaining range of references...[Extreme Money] does... reach an important, if worrying, conclusion: financialisation may be too deep-rooted to be torn out. As Das puts it -- characteristically borrowing a line from a movie, Inception -- the hardest virus to kill is an idea. -Andrew Hill Eclectic Guide to the Excesses of the Crisis Financial Times (August 17, 2011) Extreme Money named to the longlist for the 2011 FT and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year award.

Introduction To Derivative Securities, Financial Markets, And Risk Management, An

Introduction To Derivative Securities, Financial Markets, And Risk Management, An

Author: Robert A (Cornell Univ, Usa) Jarrow, Arkadev (Indiana Univ, Usa) Chatterjea Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/07/2019

Written by two of the most distinguished finance scholars in the industry, this introductory textbook on derivatives and risk management is highly accessible in terms of the concepts as well as the mathematics.With its economics perspective, this rewritten and streamlined second edition textbook, is closely connected to real markets, and:Beginning at a level that is comfortable to lower division college students, the book gradually develops the content so that its lessons can be profitably used by business majors, arts, science, and engineering graduates as well as MBAs who would work in the finance industry.

Contingent Convertible Bonds, Corporate Hybrid Securities and Preferred Shares Instruments, Regulation, Management

Contingent Convertible Bonds, Corporate Hybrid Securities and Preferred Shares Instruments, Regulation, Management

Author: Marcin Liberadzki, Kamil Liberadzki Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/07/2019

This book is a comprehensive guide to the new generation of hybrid securities: subordinated and perpetual bonds with deferrable coupon first issued around 2003, and the youngest member of the hybrids family named CoCos (contingent convertibles) being a product of Basel III or European Union CRD IV regime (2014). Contingent capital constitutes a contractual recapitalization mechanism for troubled financial institutions. An increasing number of European banks have issued CoCo bonds in order to bolster their capital ratios. Following the EU pattern, CoCos issues have become increasingly popular within banks in Asia and the Pacific. The EU regulatory treatment of the contingent convertibles issued by banks and insurers together with bank bail-in instruments is at the forefront of the book. Furthermore, the book provides an overview of hybrids pricing and risk assessment approach and covers the non-voting preferred stocks as another hybrids class.

Candlestick Charting Profiting from Effective Stock Chart Analysis

Candlestick Charting Profiting from Effective Stock Chart Analysis

Author: Michael C. Thomsett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2019

Investors and traders seek methods to identify reversal and continuation to better time their trades. This applies for virtually everyone, whether employing a swing trading strategy, engaging in options trading, or timing entry and exit to spot bull and bear reversals. Key signals are found in the dozens of candlesticks, combined with technical signals such as gaps and moves outside of the trading range; size of wicks (shadows) and size of real bodies. The science of candlestick analysis has a proven track record not only from its inception in 17th century Japan, but today as well. This book explains and demonstrates candlestick signals, including both the appearance of each but in context on an actual stock chart. It further takes the reader through the rationale of reversal and continuation signals and demonstrates the crucial importance of confirmation (in the form of other candlesticks, traditional technical signals, volume, momentum and moving averages). Michael C. Thomsett is a market expert, author, speaker and coach. His many books include Mathematics of Options, Real Estate Investor's Pocket Calculator, and A Technical Approach to Trend Analysis. A video of the author titled Candlesticks for Option Timing can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IItH6OLh7TI

Essays on Algorithmic Trading

Essays on Algorithmic Trading

Author: Markus Gsell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2019

Technological innovations are altering the traditional value chain in securities trading. Hitherto the order handling, i.e. the appropriate implementation of a general trading decision into particular orders, has been a core competence of brokers. Labeled as Algorithmic Trading, the automation of this task recently found its way both into the brokers' portfolio of service offerings as well as to their customers' trading desks. The software performing the order handling thereby constantly monitors the market(s) in real-time and further evaluates historical data to dynamically determine appropriate points in time for trading. Within only a few years, this technology propagated itself among market participants along the entire value chain and has nowadays gained a significant market share on securities markets worldwide. Surprisingly, there has been only little research analyzing the impact of this special type of trading on markets. Markus Gsell's book aims at closing this gap by analyzing the drivers for adoption of this technology, the impact the application of this technology has on markets on a macro level, i.e. how the market outcome is affected, as well as on a micro level, i.e. how the exhibited trading behavior of these automated traders differs from normal traders' behavior.

The Stock Market Crash of 1929 The End of Prosperity

The Stock Market Crash of 1929 The End of Prosperity

Author: Brenda Lange Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2019

On October 29, 1929, more than 16 million stock shares were sold at the New York Stock Exchange, and by the end of November investors had lost more than $100 billion in assets. With the crash, the prosperity of the Roaring Twenties came to a close and a dark era of financial despair dawned in the United States. The Stock Market Crash of 1929 is a revealing look at the events that helped usher one of the grimmest periods in American history.

A Structural Model of the U.S. Government Securities Market

A Structural Model of the U.S. Government Securities Market

Author: V. Vance (University of Hawai`i at Manoa, USA) Roley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2019

Originally published in 1979. This study focuses primarily on the development of a structural model for the U. S. Government securities market, ie. the specification and estimation of the demands for disaggregated maturity classes of U.S. Government securities by the individual investor groups participating in the market. A particularly important issue addressed involves the extent of the substitution relationship among different maturity classes of U.S. Government securities.