Stock Trading

Machine Learning For Stock Trading Strategies

We spend a lot of time talking with startups that are trying to solve problems using “machine learning.” In order to understand if they’re actually using machine learning to achieve a competitive advantage, we need to know if they have access to any proprietary datasets. Without some delicious big data to feed your algorithms with, […]

The Impact of No Brokerage Fees on Retail Investors

Unless you work in finance, you may not be aware of a fundamental shift that’s underway at the moment in the industry. On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, Charles Schwab rocked brokerage firms around the globe with their announcement to drop all commissions for stocks, ETFs, and options on U.S. and Canadian exchanges – permanently. Within a day, Ameritrade and E*Trade […]

Eight Ways to Use Alternative Data for Trading

In the past year, we’ve looked at various ways alternative data can be used for investing, from satellite imagery that forecasts metal prices to predicting geopolitical risk between the world’s countries. If you’re a large company of any kind, it’s likely that you have your own valuable alternative data laying around. A company called Eagle Alpha […]

Free Algo Trading for Tech Savvy Traders

When you decide to do an MBA, one thing you’re able to do at that point in life is change the direction of your career dramatically without anyone labeling your decision as brash. Most MBAs will shoot for the Holy Grail of career changes, investment banking or consulting. For all the alphas in the bunch, […]

4 Crowdsourced Hedge Funds for Algorithmic Trading

A meritocracy is all about rewarding people on the basis of their abilities. This almost always turns out to be those people who work harder and take bigger risks. It’s what has made our present day society so great. Everything you see around you today is the result of a meritocracy that rewards those people who work […]

5 ETFs and Funds Using AI for Stock Selection

A topic here on Nanalyze that has generated a great deal of interest is that of using artificial intelligence for stock trading. When we talk about stock trading though, it’s too vague unless we provide some sort of time frame. There are black box trading algorithms that can conduct 100s of trades per second and they don’t need […]

How to Trade Foreign Stocks on Foreign Stock Markets

While the majority of our readers hail from the United States (~66%), the second largest representation in our readership is the U.K. (8%, innit) and of course Canada is in third (5%, eh). What this means is that a majority of our readers deal primarily in U.S. equities. Finance people call this “domestic bias”, sociologists call […]

Can Artificial Intelligence be Used For Stock Trading?

If you’re an average retail investor who just saw a 60-minute special on artificial intelligence (AI), you probably thought to yourself “why can’t we use AI for stock trading“? Then maybe you plugged the phrase “artificial intelligence stock trading” into Google and this article popped up. We’re going to answer your question and hopefully we’ll all learn […]

6 Startups Using AI for Algorithmic Trading Strategies

We’re investors, so when we think about the most exciting application for artificial intelligence (AI) we can’t help but think of using AI to tell us how to make money in the stock market. The idea of automated trading has been around for a long time now. Also known as algorithmic trading, the use of automation […]