Infusing Big Data + Machine Learning & Technical Indicators for a Robust Algorithmic Momentum Trading Strategy

Introduction

Big data is completely revolutionizing how the stock markets across the world are functioning and how investors are making their investment decisions. Machine learning — the practice of using computer algorithms to find patterns in massive amounts of data — is enabling computers to make accurate predictions and human-like decisions when fed data, executing trades at rapid speeds and frequencies.

The business archetype monitors stock trends in real-time and incorporates the best possible prices, allowing analysts to make smart decisions and reducing manual errors…


A guide to comprehend who are the members of a Data Team and what are the key roles for each of them!

Data science is the most promising field in near future, with the advancement of technology and statistical models in recent times, a new data wave is knocking at our doors for a complete revolution. It relates to an interdisciplinary field of study that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from many structural and unstructured data. As diverse does this field sounds, its team also has to be diverse enough to carry out tasks efficiently! To understand this in a better way let’s follow the pipeline for a data science project.

The most important aspect…


A brief overview of the Global Economy amidst Covid19 Pandemic

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The quick spread of the coronavirus is wreaking havoc on financial markets, causing capital flight, currency devaluations, and threatening a global economic recession! Bloomberg Economist Tom Orlick reckons that “the chances of the worst-case scenario, with all major economies suffering a significant shock are increasing day by day”. Amidst the Pandemic, we have seen Spain’s main stock exchange IBEX35 fall from over 10,000 points to just 7,000 points. Japan’s main stock index NIKKEI225 saw its lowest mark since its previous iteration in November 2016. …


Analysis of coronavirus from an Epidemic to Pandemic

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Coronavirus was first identified in the Wuhan region of China by December 2019 and by March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) categorised the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. A lot has happened in the months in between with major outbreaks in Iran, India, the United States, South Korea, Italy and many more countries.

We know that COVID-19 spreads through respiratory droplets, such as through coughing, sneezing, or speaking. …


This 4 part series helps in understanding the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Businesses during the Pandemic.

In the previous article, we concentrated on the various suggestive measures citizens have that if the government implements, could benefit a lot and those could be found here:

In this article, we will focus on the stimulus package provided by the government for MSMEs.

Stimulus Package by the Government for MSMEs

Prime Minister Modi has announced his idea of Atma Nirbhar Bharat (Self Reliant India) whose foundation stone was laid by the 20 Lakh Crore (20 Trillion) COVID-19 Stimulus Package. The package includes funds to be put forward for various uses in the difficult period of COVID 19. …


This 4 part series helps in understanding the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Businesses during the Pandemic.

In the previous article, we looked at the marble industry in particular during this Lockdown period, which can be found here:

This article we concentrate on the various suggestive measures citizens have that the government can offer and benefit the MSME businesses.

MSMEs’ asks and Suggestions for the Government

Although the Government has been reaching out for support and taking favourable measures, it needs to ponder creatively to help this sector which has been growing tremendously and is one of the most considerable contributors to the Indian economy. …


This 4 part series helps in understanding the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Businesses during the Pandemic.

In the previous article, we looked at the problems faced by MSMEs during this Lockdown period, which can be found here:

This article will cover an extensive case study on the marble industry’s whereabouts during this pandemic.

Case Study on Marble Industry

The COVID 19 pandemic has ensured that the marble industry’s fight for survival is going to be more onerous and painful. The stone industry of the country which is valued at Rs. 60,000 Crore has come to a standstill. Factories are closed, godowns are full of stock and owners are sitting at home. High export growth has come off in the past 4–5…


This 4 part series helps in understanding the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Businesses during the Pandemic.

Problems faced by MSMEs during the Lockdown

MSME, micro, small and medium Enterprises are one among the many parts of the Indian economy that require immediate attention and backing, due to the clampdown on economic activities in the past couple of months. They are the backbone of the Indian economy that let it grow by leaps and bounds, that’s why to deserve urgent financial stimulus and safety net. These industries are most vulnerable because of their size, scale of operation and limited financial and managerial resources.

The Businesses find it very difficult to keep up with expenses when production is at a halt and there is a…

Kartikay Laddha

Pursuing Bachelors of Technology in Data Science — Business Analytics, SVKM’s NMIMS University

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