“The future ain’t what it used to be.” –Yogi Berra Almost surely (“a.s.”), you have heard of, or even watched, the tv-series Breaking Bad (BB). Almost as surely (“in probability”), you know many matters do not always go the way you expect. Laws matter in BB, as they do in quantitative trading, too: with […]
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“If you know the enemy and yourself, you will win a hundred battles out of a hundred.” 知己知彼,百战百胜 –Sun Tzu In Breaking Bad (BB), the highly acclaimed 5-season-long tv-series with IMDB rating of 9.4, Heisenberg, the series’ main character, run methamphetamine laboratories that produced “blue” of exquisite 97 % purity leaving their dope […]
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Introduction. This is Part III in my (7/.V) article series “In the Hands of a Few” (ITHOAF) with a touch of Tokyo Drift of the action movie series “The Fast and The Furious” (F&F). Too much drift can be deadly: Saleen Automotive Inc. – an American manufacturer of specialty high-performance sports cars with the slogan “Power in the Hands of a Few” – […]
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It has been a good while since my last post. The time is ripe for something a bit different. Having worked in things related to automated and/or high-frequency trading for a number of lucky years (7+), the essay below reflects ideas that are long overdue from my perspective; “nothing is exactly as it seems and reality is hidden […]
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