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by tagoma
October 7th, 2019, 6:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: is twitter for mentally ill people?
Replies: 189
Views: 16869

Re: is twitter for mentally ill people?

by tagoma
October 7th, 2019, 6:05 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 230
Views: 24817

Re: Python tricks

https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0020/ " There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it. Although that way may not be obvious at first unless you're Dutch." print("One way to do", it) print("Another way to do %s" % it) print("And another way to do {}".format(it)) print("And...
by tagoma
September 30th, 2019, 9:12 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Excel Price Feed Add-in
Replies: 2
Views: 372

Re: Excel Price Feed Add-in

I also helping one guy working on an automated trading system in Excel.
Can you please provide with details on this project? I mean Excel is not the trading API one would think of nowadays. Good luck with your endeavor anyways. Thanks.
by tagoma
September 30th, 2019, 8:57 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 230
Views: 24817

Re: Python tricks

"Syntactically, lambda is a way to define a function, which may be arbitrarily complex. But due to Python syntax choice of indentation, so full lambda will need indentation, and thus cannot be a inline argument to other functions.   The other issue is that Guido doesn't like functional programing."...
by tagoma
September 15th, 2019, 8:59 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Pricing commodities via indiicators
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: Pricing commodities via indiicators

(" if the price of the top 5 correlated assets all go higher " ?) I'm not sure of what kind of replies you're expecting, but from a practioner's standpoint, one angle to assess the fair value of a commodity on its fundamentals. For instance at an oil major you would try to get some sense of the fair...
by tagoma
July 15th, 2019, 2:31 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 230
Views: 24817

Re: Python tricks

Dumb question. are Python36/include/  and  Python36/libs/  (or the like)  in your Includes?
by tagoma
July 13th, 2019, 8:52 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Looking for a partner for my Quant project
Replies: 77
Views: 6042

Re: Looking for a partner for my Quant project

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by tagoma
July 12th, 2019, 2:18 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Looking for a partner for my Quant project
Replies: 77
Views: 6042

Re: Looking for a partner for my Quant project

My strategy can't be stolen, I've already formulated it to hide its content. FWIW, the interesting piece for me is this. A good start is to deliver undocumented,unreadable. spaghetti code. It is not hard to find (non)programmers with these valuable skills. My understanding is that OP will provide t...
by tagoma
July 12th, 2019, 1:28 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: FX Hedged UST
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re: FX Hedged UST

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by tagoma
July 12th, 2019, 1:27 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Looking for a partner for my Quant project
Replies: 77
Views: 6042

Re: Looking for a partner for my Quant project

My strategy can't be stolen, I've already formulated it to hide its content.
FWIW, the interesting piece for me is this.
by tagoma
July 10th, 2019, 9:37 pm
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: End of bitcoin?
Replies: 790
Views: 72829

Re: End of bitcoin?

I think that Cryptocurrencies will change the way of doing operations on the web .. And they will not die in their attempt.
Maybe you can share some of your arguments with us?
by tagoma
July 10th, 2019, 9:34 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Quant Commodities Interview questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1307

Re: Quant Commodities Interview questions

" quant analyst" is quite generic. How was the position described in the job ad? Can't you try to guess from it? BTW you probably discussed with some HH or anyone else to land that job interview. Why didn't you ask her/him hints on what would follow? You applied for a job in a field you explain havi...
by tagoma
July 10th, 2019, 1:09 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 230
Views: 24817

Re: Python tricks

[...] Note to the experts here dissing Python: unlike some of you, I actually make a living coding in Python ;-) and not because I don't know C++ either. I can use both (and more), depending on what needs to be done. Python hacking, C++ hacking, ... p-hacking? ;-) I'm using Python too (for initial ...
by tagoma
July 9th, 2019, 9:38 pm
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: A proposal
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: A proposal

I think that you are not only on the right path, but also that you are helping us to improve others.
Maybe you can share your arguments with us?

EDIT: Something went wrong. My message above was in reply to another post in another thread. Please discard my message (I cannot delete it).
by tagoma
July 9th, 2019, 9:21 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Python tricks
Replies: 230
Views: 24817

Re: Python tricks

If you expect every language to work like C#, why not stick to C#? Python is different from C# which is different from JavaScript which is different from C which is different from VBA which is... Let 1,000 languages bloom! Oh dear boy!  You missed the point. What is your point? (intercultural diffe...
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