Browsing All Posts filed under »academic research«

Forecasting Stock Market Strength Using Federal Reserve Data

May 9, 2014 by


It is clear, in hindsight, that investors would have done better in 2008 if they had known to move from stocks to fixed income at the beginning of 2008. And similarly, if we could anticipate future bull markets we’d like to be able to shift assets into equities beforehand. Is it possible to anticipate these […]

Assessment of Insider Trading Information for Investment Strategies

August 12, 2013 by


In this white paper produced by Lucena Research, we show how insider trading information can inform an effective trading strategy. We analyze data provided by our partner by Scott Strong and Tucker Balch, Ph.D. keywords: insider trading, proprietary indicators

Watch Out for Thinly Traded Stocks in Quant Strategies

July 19, 2013 by


Many people assume that all members of the Russell 3000 are “safe”.

Information Theory, Sport, Betting and the Stock Market

August 5, 2012 by


It’s interesting how Information Theory, Las Vegas and Wall Street have been intertwined over the years.

Software Bugs: What Wall Street can Learn from Mars

August 3, 2012 by


In the last few months we’ve seen two spectacular software failures on Wall Street. Most recently, on Weds August 1, Knight Capital’s trading software fired off trades in one hour that should have taken place over days.  The flurry of trades caused erratic pricing for 150 US stocks.  Knight is said to have lost $440M […]

Is That Paper You’re Writing Really Two Papers?

February 9, 2012 by


It is often useful to split a “big” paper into several smaller, tasty appetizers.

How to Structure a Conference Paper in Experimental Computer Science

February 7, 2012 by


Some suggestions by others on the web


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