What is a trading system? Such a glorious day to start this module! Here is the headline that rocked the stock markets today – Yesterday i.e 24th Oct 2017, the Finance Minister announced that the Go ..
2.1 – The idea If you have ever been on an interstate highway, then you would have noticed that the highway usually includes the main highway, on which the vehicles zoom by at full speed. On either ..
3.1 – Getting you familiar with Jargons Like I had mentioned in the previous chapter, there are two techniques based on which you can pair trade. The first technique that we will discuss starting no ..
4.1 – Correlation and its types I have to mention this at this point. The pair trading technique we are discussing now is discussed in a book called, ‘Trading Pairs’, by Mark Whistler. I like th ..
5.1 – Revisiting the Normal Distribution If you have been a regular reader on Varsity, then chances are you’d have come across the discussion on Normal Distribution in the Options Module. If you ..
6.1 – A quick recap I think a quick recap is justified at this stage, this is to ensure we are all on the same page. I’d strongly recommend you read through the recap, to ensure we are on track. I ..
7.1 – Quick Reminder We closed the previous chapter with a note on Density curve and how the value of the density curve helps us spot pair trading opportunity. In this chapter, we will work towards ..
8.1 – A straight relationship Today happens to be 14th of Feb, people around me are excited about Valentine’s Day, they are busy celebrating love and relationships. I think Valentine’s Day is a ..
9.1 – Introduction to Linear Regression The previous chapter laid down a basic understanding of a straight line equation. To keep things simple, we took a very basic example to explain how two varia ..
10.1 – Who is X and who is Y? I hope the previous chapter gave you a basic understanding of linear regression and how one can conduct the linear regression operation on two sets of data, on MS Excel ..
11.1 – Co-Integration of two-time series I guess this chapter will get a little complex. We would be skimming the surface of some higher order statistical theory. I will try my best and stick to pra ..