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by mal
June 23rd, 2019, 10:18 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: R in market making/quant finance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6673

Re: R in market making/quant finance?

The question marks indicate, why are you posting such irrelevant things such as how to install R from linux, in my thread?  Generally, at least on the 1st page , people stay on topic to the OP. It may have been a futile quest to bring the thread back on track (he is new here). In that spirit I will ...
by mal
June 23rd, 2019, 12:08 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: R in market making/quant finance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6673

Re: R in market making/quant finance?

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by mal
June 23rd, 2019, 12:37 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: R in market making/quant finance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6673

Re: R in market making/quant finance?

Sounds about right. As somebody who occasionally hire quants, I'd say that what you propose to do with these tools is more important than your tool of choice. That being said, the Python infrastructure (not the least including Two Sigma, Google and Facebook contributions) is pretty impressive, and ...
by mal
June 22nd, 2019, 10:07 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: R in market making/quant finance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6673

Re: R in market making/quant finance?

Python and C++ are popular. R is useful as well. Thanks for your input. I use R in my daily quant work (I moved to R from matlab in 2007). It is used everywhere in quant finance. R (after S+) is THE statistics language. When you say Python, you have to be specfic. 2 or 3? (in python2, 1/2 is 0 whil...
by mal
June 22nd, 2019, 3:50 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: R in market making/quant finance?
Replies: 19
Views: 6673

R in market making/quant finance?

Firstly hello everyone, it's my first post and it's nice to come upon a site that is super relevant to me at the moment! I'm coming up to my last semester of a statistics/math degree where I'll be taking stochastic modelling (introductory/intermediate) and generalized linear models - and I'm tossing...
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