Mathematics and Econometrics

Learn the practical applications of mathematics and econometrics in finance. This series of blogs covers time series analysis, portfolio management, probability distribution, econometrics and many mathematical models.

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Introduction to statistical thinking

Statistical thinking, a beginner's guide! Making decisions with limited information is a part of life. Get introduced to the way of making decisions using a structured approach through statistics....
8 min read

Standard deviation and its use cases in Trading

Learn all about Standard Deviation via various use cases - standard deviation formula, calculating standard deviation, use of standard deviation in trading, and more!...
12 min read

Dijkstra algorithm

Learn all about the Dijkstra algorithm! Dijkstra algorithm is one of the greedy algorithms to find the shortest path in a graph or matrix....
9 min read

Grokking Linear Regression Analysis in Finance

Getting under the hood of linear regression where we demystify the jargon regularly encountered on the topic. Let’s dive in!...
13 min read

Kurtosis & its Application in Risk Evaluation

This blog discusses the concept of kurtosis and its application in understanding the risk profiles of financial securities besides common misconceptions regarding its calculation and interpretation....
9 min read

All About Time Series: Analysis and Forecasting

Learn about Time Series Data Analysis and its applications in Python. Learn types, components, decomposing, forecasting, calculating, plotting and validating Time Series....
20 min read

Stock Market Math: Essential Concepts for Algorithmic Trading

Learn about stock market math and different mathematical concepts like Statistics, Probability, etc. which play an important role in Algorithmic Trading....
28 min read

Fibonacci Numbers - Harmonic Patterns

By finding patterns of varying lengths and magnitudes, the trader can then apply Fibonacci ratios to the patterns and try to predict future movements....
8 min read

Hurst Exponent: Calculation, Values and More

This comprehensive article gives you an insight into the Hurst Exponent and shows you how to calculate it with the help of an example....
5 min read

Mathematics and Econometrics

Dijkstra algorithm

Learn all about the Dijkstra algorithm! Dijkstra algorithm is one of the greedy algorithms to find the shortest path in a graph or matrix....
9 min read

Grokking Linear Regression Analysis in Finance

Getting under the hood of linear regression where we demystify the jargon regularly encountered on the topic. Let’s dive in!...
13 min read

Introduction to Central Limit Theorem: Examples, Calculation, Statistics in Python

This blog introduces you to the Central Limit Theorem (CLT) and explains its importance with the help of examples in Python. The concepts of samples and sampling distribution are also covered in this article....
14 min read

Stationarity: Defining, Detecting, Types, and Transforming Time Series

In this article, you will learn about the stationary series, how to detect stationarity and convert a non-stationary series into a stationary series....
11 min read

Kurtosis & its Application in Risk Evaluation

This blog discusses the concept of kurtosis and its application in understanding the risk profiles of financial securities besides common misconceptions regarding its calculation and interpretation....
9 min read

Markov Model - An Introduction

In this post, we will learn about Markov Model and review two of the best known Markov models namely the Markov Chains, and the Hidden Markov Model (HMM)....
7 min read

Random Walk: Introduction, GBM, Simulation

Random walk describes a path taken by an object which is seemingly random, or unpredictable. We will see what is a simple random walk and create a simulation for the closing price of a stock....
10 min read

All About Time Series: Analysis and Forecasting

Learn about Time Series Data Analysis and its applications in Python. Learn types, components, decomposing, forecasting, calculating, plotting and validating Time Series....
20 min read

Stock Market Math: Essential Concepts for Algorithmic Trading

Learn about stock market math and different mathematical concepts like Statistics, Probability, etc. which play an important role in Algorithmic Trading....
28 min read

Beginner's Guide to Statistics and Probability Distribution

The article on basic statistics goes through basic concepts such as mean, mode, median, range as well as probability distributions which are used for strategy analysis....
13 min read