LASSO a better cup of coffee

by George Perrett - Applied Statistician and Research Scientist Feature Selection Choosing a coffee is fundamentally an exercise in prediction. Presumptive coffee drinkers are presented with an onslaught of variables describing a coffee’s origins, flavors, sent, texture and roasting processes. The combination of variables can rapidly increases to the point of becoming overwhelming. While to … Continue reading LASSO a better cup of coffee

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Stonks only go up, but does Robinhood popularity follow?

by George Perrett - Applied Statistician and Research Scientist The Rise of Robinhood Amid the economic uncertainty, increased time spent at home and $1,200 stimulus checks, the spring and summer of 2020 witnessed noticeable increases in retail stock and ETF trading. The majority of this rise has taken place on the popular trading app Robinhood, which … Continue reading Stonks only go up, but does Robinhood popularity follow?

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How to be Anonymous Online – Best tools to protect your online privacy in 2021

Image from Pixabay.com Multiple public and private entities work day and night to monitor, track and record the digital footprint left behind by internet users. Internet users are tracked for different reasons, including targeted advertising, government agency spying, content blocking and censorship, and identity theft. If you are worried about your safety and anonymity online, there … Continue reading How to be Anonymous Online – Best tools to protect your online privacy in 2021

Best Code Editors

BEST CODE EDITORS When learning to write code, whether you're learning HTML, Python, Javascript, or any other language, having the best code editor can greatly improve your skills and increase your learning speed. Below I have compiled a list of some of the best code editors. JetBrains: Developer Tools for Professionals and Teams By far … Continue reading Best Code Editors

A Quantitative Analysis of Volatility and Market Fundamentals for Trading in the Options Market Using Statistical Arbitrage

Guest Post by Luis Cruz A Quantitative Analysis of Volatility and Market Fundamentals for Trading in the Options Market Using Statistical Arbitrage Introduction In the last few decades, there has been an astonishing demand in the market for derivatives. Options are a very powerful tool for investors and traders. They are complex financial derivatives that … Continue reading A Quantitative Analysis of Volatility and Market Fundamentals for Trading in the Options Market Using Statistical Arbitrage