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In this hands-on workshop, learn to create and test a trading strategy that can be used to trade Forex, Equities, Options, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and other instruments. In addition to hands-on training, we will also empower you with the tools and knowledge which can help you in applying this knowledge in your own trading experience.
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What it covers:
- How to come up with an idea for a trading strategy?
- How to validate the idea using data analysis?
- How to create a trading system for backtesting?
- How to analyze the results?
- How to do this for your own trading?
Ask questions to experts
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Speaker Profile:
Ishan Shah (AVP, Content & Research at QuantInsti)
Ishan Shah is AVP and leads the content & research team at Quantra by QuantInsti. Prior to that, he worked with Barclays in the Global Markets team & with Bank of America Merill Lynch. He has a rich experience in financial markets spanning across various asset classes in different roles.
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About us:
Quantra is an online education portal that specializes in Algorithmic and Quantitative trading. Quantra offers various bite-sized, self-paced and interactive courses that are perfect for busy professionals, seeking implementable knowledge in this domain.
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Useful links and some bonus content:
Blogs - https://blog.quantinsti.com/
[Courses] All Quantra courses - http://bit.ly/AllQuantraCourses
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Find more info on - https://quantra.quantinsti.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/goquantra/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoQuantra
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/13289661
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In this hands-on workshop, learn to create and test a trading strategy that can be used to trade Forex, Equities, Options, Commodities, Cryptocurrencies and other instruments. In addition to hands-on training, we will also empower you with the tools and knowledge which can help you in applying this knowledge in your own trading experience.
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What it covers:
- How to come up with an idea for a trading strategy?
- How to validate the idea using data analysis?
- How to create a trading system for backtesting?
- How to analyze the results?
- How to do this for your own trading?
Ask questions to experts
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Speaker Profile:
Ishan Shah (AVP, Content & Research at QuantInsti)
Ishan Shah is AVP and leads the content & research team at Quantra by QuantInsti. Prior to that, he worked with Barclays in the Global Markets team & with Bank of America Merill Lynch. He has a rich experience in financial markets spanning across various asset classes in different roles.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
About us:
Quantra is an online education portal that specializes in Algorithmic and Quantitative trading. Quantra offers various bite-sized, self-paced and interactive courses that are perfect for busy professionals, seeking implementable knowledge in this domain.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Useful links and some bonus content:
Blogs - https://blog.quantinsti.com/
[Courses] All Quantra courses - http://bit.ly/AllQuantraCourses
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
Find more info on - https://quantra.quantinsti.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/goquantra/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoQuantra
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/13289661
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goquantra/

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  1. 1. Create a Trading Strategy: Hands-on Online Workshop
  2. 2. Speaker Introduction AVP, Content & Research at QuantInsti Ishan Shah is AVP and leads the content & research team at Quantra by QuantInsti. Prior to that, he worked with Barclays in the Global Markets team & with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He has a rich experience in financial markets spanning across various asset classes in different roles. Anupriya Gupta is Director and leads the Quantra product team. She has 11 years of experience in edtech industry with interests in pedagogy and consumer psychology. She has worked in analytics team at Citigroup after completing her Masters in Mathematics & Scientific Computing from IIT-K. Product Manager, Quantra
  3. 3. About QuantInsti We are a group of traders, coders, analysts who love to teach and share their experience. QuantInsti was started by iRage, India’s largest HFT firm. To bridge the gap between theory and practice in Algorithmic Trading. All retail investors use Quant & Algorithmic trading by upskilling themselves and by simplifying technology.
  4. 4. Our products Online classroom training for serious learners seeking to get a better role or start their own trading business. 6-months long, 300+ hours content, personal learning coach, hands-on project work, 17+ faculty members, verified certification Self-paced interactive courses on various topics, Python & Excel based modelling, courses offered by various experts in the domain. blueshift-support@quantinsti.com quantra@quantinsti.com connect@quantinsti.com Free trading platform with daily and minute data from NSE, NYSE
  5. 5. Agenda ➔ How to come up with an idea for a trading strategy? ➔ How to validate the idea using data analysis? ➔ How to create a trading system for backtesting? ➔ How to analyze the results? ➔ How to do this for your own trading? Sample: https://github.com/QuantInsti/webinars/blob/master/Trading%20strategy/Strategy%20Notebook.ipynb
  6. 6. Strategy Workflow DATA SCREENING COMBINE ALPHA ALPHA 1 ALPHA 2 ALPHA N ANALYZE THE PERFORMANCE
  7. 7. Data Price series: Open, High, Low, Close, and Volume Source: Quantra Blueshift, Quandl, your broker etc. Fundamental: Valuations, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statements, Earnings Calendar, Broker ratings, Analyst estimates, etc. Source: Morningstar etc. Sentiments: Trader mood Source: stocktwits and PsychSignal Legal, Regulatory, and Economic: Inflation rate, GDP, Fed meeting dates, etc. Source: EventVestor
  8. 8. Strategy Ideation ● Sell in May and go away January effect If the market rises for two days then it will continue to rise Buy and hold quality stocks Mean-reversion Trend following Buy when there is a mild gap-down opening ● Gap-down opening between -1% and -2% then buy ●
  9. 9. Analyze Performance ● Sharpe Ratio Returns Volatility Sortino Ratio Max Drawdown
  10. 10. Agenda ➔ How to come up with an idea for a trading strategy? ➔ How to validate the idea using data analysis? ➔ How to create a trading system for backtesting? ➔ How to analyze the results? ➔ How to do this for your own trading?
  11. 11. How to do this in your own trading? You could be anywhere in this spectrum
  12. 12. How to do this in your own trading? ● Backtest ● Optimize ● Paper Trade ● Live Trade
  13. 13. How can Quantra help? ● Backtest: learn to code in a simple and effective manner ● Optimize: learn techniques to update your strategy based on performance ● Paper Trade: learn to connect to broker terminal ● Live Trade: use blueshift platform to minimize additional efforts
  14. 14. How our learners have benefitted: Great course! If you can't explain complex content to your 80-year-old Grandmother...You don't know it very well. Thanks, Quantinsti I will be explaining intro to Python to my Grandmother at Thanksgiving dinner. - Jmal Chestnut, United States I have taken many online courses and this is the best one that I have taken so far, the videos are short and informative, there are many quizzes to test your knowledge, PDF guides on important concepts and online coding tests! - Anjaneya Varma, India Before taking this course I thought I knew a lot about Options and Futures but after going through course material I got to many things which I am unaware of and was glad that I knew about them before I started trading in Options - Sai Sampath Karumudi, India Excellent, detailed course with strategies from a tested professional. I will be implementing what I have learned here in my strategies immediately. - Brian Christopher, United States Quantitative TradersFirst time programmers
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