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New York Institute of Finance

Quantitative Technical Analysis

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May 28, 2020
New York, New York, United States
USD 711
USD 711 per day
May 28, 2020
Online
USD 711

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About the course

Technical analysis has long been practiced in a subjective manner. This course will break that practice and present an objective review of technical analysis.

Prerequisite knowledge:

  • Fundamentals of Technical Analysis course or equivalent work experience

CURRICULUM

Day 1

MODULE 1: SUBJECTIVE VS OBJECTIVE ANALYSIS

  • Definitions
  • Review of chart patterns in both subjective and objective terms
  • Review of popular indicators in both subjective and objective terms

MODULE 2: TRADING SYSTEMS

  • Overview of trading systems
  • Process for designing trading systems

MODULE 3: DEVELOPING SYSTEMS THAT WORK

  • Build and test a simple system using moving averages
  • Evaluating the system with key statistics to assess the likelihood of success in the future
  • Building more complex systems

MODULE 4: IMPLEMENTING QUANTITATIVE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS

  • Strategies for implementing a system-driven approach to analysis and trading
  • Tests for determining when the system breaks

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Understand the components of algorithmic trading strategies
  • Develop algorithmic trading strategies
  • Evaluate strategies based on test results
  • Apply objective technical strategies to the financial markets

Who should attend

  • Portfolio managers
  • Traders (especially principal traders)

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