How I use TradingView (and how to get 70%+ off)

​Disclaimer: the links in this post are affiliate links. If you use them to purchase a TradingView subscription, you’ll receive $15 in addition to the massive Black Friday discounts TradingView is currently running. We’ll receive a few dollars, too – so thanks in advance if you purchase using our link. I’m sure you’ve heard of TradingView. …

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Beyond Stocks: The Surprising Volatility Returns of Oil and Gold

I’ve previously discussed the Volatility Risk Premium (VRP) and how it differs from the Equity Risk Premium (ERP). Probably the most interesting difference, from the perspective of the trader, is that the VRP may be somewhat amenable to timing – more than the ERP at any rate. In this article, I’ll use some of the …

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A Free Interactive IPO Calendar

I felt like doing something a little more lighthearted than usual. I’ve been deep in data engineering land these last couple of weeks, building data pipelines for processing a ton of options data for a trade we’re researching (the straddle-over-earnings trade). So I took some time out to mess around with something fun – building a …

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Exploring the finnhub.io API

The changing face of market data providers Over the last few years, a number of new market data providers have come online. They tend to have modern websites, broad coverage, and well-documented RESTful APIs. Their services are often priced very competitively – especially for personal use – and usually have generous free tiers. One such …

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