Spotting Trends in financial markets: Decision Trees vs Neural Networks

Spotting Trends in Financial Markets: Decision Trees vs Neural Networks Magically Trending Markets Among human traders, there is something mystical about a trending market.  Fundamental forces, often unidentifiable, conspire to move a market week after week in one direction.  It appears completely non-random.  The Düsseldorf housing market has risen 7% per year for 7 years.  […]

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Ask the Traveling Salesman to Optimize your Power Station

Ask the Traveling Salesman to Optimize your Power Station In this quant article, I explain how to simplify a nonlinear power plant dispatch problem into a standard Traveling Salesman Problem that anyone can work.  Level: Intermediate.  Time: 15 min. Starting up A thermal power station — a gas or a coal burner — is more […]

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