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Re: “How I made $500k with machine learning and HFT (high frequency trading)”

A few days back I was browsing my tweets when I ran across this one from @news.yc: “How I made $500k with machine learning and high frequency trading” (link to actual post here, link to news.yc discussions here) “Oh, this might be interesting”, I though to myself. So I clicked the link and started reading.. […]

Relative Sharpe ratio

I just read Irene Aldridge blog post titled “How Profitable Are High-Frequency Strategies?”. Although no hard facts about the overall profitability of high frequency trading strategies are given, it got me thinking about something else. As Irene does in her blog post, she takes historical data and calculates the Sharpe rato of the absolute optimal, 20/20 […]