5 Most Important Quant Models Every Retail Trader Should Know

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide for turning a manual strategy into an algorithmic trading strategy

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There is a 5 step process a trader should take when analyzing the markets to find unique opportunities. Quantitative strategies have the same process broken into 5 different models that work in unison to produce an outcome. Python, in my opinion, is one of the best programming languages to use for algorithmic trading because of its open-source nature, and its powerful libraries to support high-speed calculations, flexibility to use APIs to access and retrieve data, as well as its object-oriented programming methods.

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