The Taylor series of a function is an infinite sum of terms that uses information about the derivative of the function to create a polynomial that approximates the function. More accurate approximations can be determined by taking higher-order derivatives and using higher degree polynomials. Many posts about the Taylor series


Recently I’ve been reading Benoit Mandelbrot’s book The (Mis)Behavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence (this is an affiliate link for Amazon, if a purchase is made via this link I will receive a portion of the proceeds). Early in this book Mandelbrot discusses one major issue with…


Recently on Medium, I’ve seen a slew of posts about trading the wheel, which is an options selling strategy wherein covered calls and cash-secured puts are used to generate cash flow in a portfolio. I have personally written about finding stocks to wheel using Genetic algorithms. …


An explanation, implementation, backtest, and analysis.

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Determining the trend of a stock price is very powerful when devising a technical trading system. If we are able to determine when a trend is reversing, that is reaching a top or a bottom, we’re able to determine good buy or sell points…


A link for those who don’t want my opinion but are interested in the site’s demo.

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I’ve recently launched a platform to enable efficient fundamental research on thousands of different publicly traded companies worldwide. Initially, I was going to provide this service for free but after finding out how expensive…


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Material UI’s Autocomplete is a useful tool when providing users of your application the ability to select options from a list of values. For example, if you’re application deals with the stock market, an Autocomplete component could allow the user to type the name/ticker of a stock while the component…


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In a previous post, I wrote about a genetic algorithm (GA) whose goal is to find stocks that could potentially create a promising put-selling portfolio. Currently, the GA searches through stocks that offer weekly options and tries to build a portfolio with three objectives:

  1. Maximize the premium earned when selling…

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Some years ago my wife bought me a few (6) Raspberry Pi 3 B+ single board computers for Christmas so that I could experiment with creating and managing clusters of computers (it’s what I’d asked for). Since then, I’ve discovered better ways to do high-performance computing with a few higher-end…


In a previous post, I wrote about finding undervalued sectors in the stock market by determining the divergence of the sector from some representation of the market itself. This post was intended to be a starting point for an investor to determine which sectors (or which stocks belonging to a…


Real estate is an imperishable asset, ever increasing in value. It is the most solid security that human ingenuity has devised. It is the basis of all security and about the only indestructible security.

— Russell Sage

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Buy and hold real estate investing can be very satisfying and, oftentimes, very…

Anthony Morast

I am a professional software engineer and an amateur mathematician. My main interests are programming, machine learning, fluid dynamics, and a few others.

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