MIDAS Technical Analysis

Author: Andrew Coles
Publisher: Bloomberg Press
ISBN: 9781576603727
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides a new, powerful twist to MIDAS technical analysis, a trading method developed by the late Paul Levine. The authors show how to employ MIDAS in trading, from recognizing set ups to identifying price targets. The book explains the basics of MIDAS before demonstrating how to apply it in different time frames. Further, it extrapolates how MIDAS can be used with other more conventional indicators, such as DeMark or moving averages. In addition to introducing new indicators that the authors have created, the book also supplies new computer codes.

Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems Volume I

Author: Andreas Deutsch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0817645586
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Volume I of this two-volume, interdisciplinary work is a unified presentation of a broad range of state-of-the-art topics in the rapidly growing field of mathematical modeling in the biological sciences. The chapters are thematically organized into the following main areas: cellular biophysics, regulatory networks, developmental biology, biomedical applications, data analysis and model validation. The work will be an excellent reference text for a broad audience of researchers, practitioners, and advanced students in this rapidly growing field at the intersection of applied mathematics, experimental biology and medicine, computational biology, biochemistry, computer science, and physics.

Value in Time

Author: Pascal Willain
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118044983
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The “decimalization” of financial markets, has killed market visibility and, some believe, encouraged price manipulation. The only way investors and traders can now avoid becoming victims of insiders and manipulators is to use techniques that detect their moves. In Value in Time, Pascal Willain provides breakthrough new technical analysis tools that show you how to see through market manipulations and become a better, smarter trader. This unique guide contains insights that will take your trading to the next level.

Financing Infrastructure in Asia

Author: Naoyuki Yoshino
Publisher: Asian Development Bank
ISBN: 9784899740711
Format: PDF, ePub
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Infrastructure investment is synonymous with economic development. Insufficient roads, railways, and utility systems reduce the quality of life for billions of people and make firms less competitive. The demand for quality infrastructure is clear, but a significant gap exists between current financing schemes and the funding needs of recipient countries in Asia and the Pacific. This book examines the modalities for financing infrastructure projects in Asia and the Pacific, including (i) mapping out the benefits and needs of infrastructure investment, (ii) evaluating public and private sources of finance, (iii) evaluating potential new sources of finance, and (iv) recommending policies to promote public-private partnerships and attracting new private financing sources.

The Quest for Alpha

Author: Larry E. Swedroe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118005705
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The final word on passive vs. active investing The debate on active investing-stock picking and market timing-versus passive investing-markets are highly efficient and almost impossible to outperform-has raged for decades. Which side is right? In The Quest for Alpha: The Holy Grail of Investing, author Larry E. Swedroe puts an end to the debate, proving once and for all that active investing is likely to prove futile as the associated expenses-costs, fees, and time spent analyzing individual stocks and the overall market-are likely to exceed any benefits gained. The book Presents research, data, and quotations that reveal it's extremely difficult to outperform the market Explains why investors should focus on asset allocation, fund construction, costs, tax efficiency, and the building of a globally diversified portfolio that minimizes, if not eliminates, the taking of idiosyncratic, uncompensated risks Other titles by Swedroe: The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You'll Ever Need and The Only Guide You'll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan Investors are on a never-ending search for a money manager who will deliver returns above the appropriate risk-adjusted benchmark, aka the "Holy Grail of Investing." The Quest for Alpha demonstrates that it's a loser's game-while it's possible to win, it's so unlikely that you shouldn't try.

Bloody AI Alchemist

Author: Fred Wong
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781547289134
Format: PDF
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AI is booming. It reinvents industries and runs the world. The world is moving towards automation, robotics, and on-demand services. In a future where more jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence, those who master interpersonal skills will be the most successful. No matter how powerful an AI algorithm is, the customer experience will ultimately determine the valuation of a business. Ultimately, people do business with people they trust. In such a way, mastering and practicing blood type theory is essential to staying ahead in the upcoming AI-first era. So, how can mastering blood type theory transform your life? There is a phenomenal fusion between AI and blood type personality. This book is the perfect gift for all your friends (not necessary those with science background). If you happen to be an AI enthusiast or expert, we have put the technical digests in the footnotes for you (they are at the bottom of many pages throughout this book)! Key Takeaways: 1. Why blood type steers and governs a person's innate thoughts, behavior and decisions. 2. Why knowledge of blood type / AI is instrumental to the success of your career, friends and family relationships. 3. Understand the primitive source of happiness for people with different blood types. Visit: www.BloodType.ai

The Psychology of Courage

Author: Julia Yang
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135890420
Format: PDF, ePub
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Courage refers to the willingness for risk taking and to move ahead in the presence of difficulties. The purpose of this book is to present courage as the main foundation of understanding and training for mental health in the three life task areas described by Adler: Work, Love, and Friendship. It explores the meaning of each life task and problems of fear, compensation, or evasion, as well as Adlerian insight on socially useful attitudes of approaching the task under discussion. Socratic dialog boxes are included throughout each chapter to encourage the interactivity between the text and readers’ thought processes. Also included is a set of twenty-two helping tools that were creatively designed for self-exercise or to be used to help others uncover or acquire courage. For those in the helping professions, this text will be a unique and valuable handbook for not only working with and helping their clients, but also for their own personal development.

Dear James

Author: R. O. Blechman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439148747
Format: PDF
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RENOWNED ARTIST R. O. BLECHMAN'S illustrations are instantly recognizable. For more than fifty years, his work has appeared on the covers of The New Yorker, run alongside op-eds in The New York Times, graced the pages of Harper's Bazaar, and, more recently, been featured on The Huffington Post, providing unspoken commentary on the world at large. In Dear James, Blechman has compiled all the wisdom he has accumulated over the course of his esteemed career into a series of poignant yet instructive letters written to an imagined young illustrator, "James." The result is a wise and mesmerizing meditation on creativity. Flush with wit and candor, Blechman's correspondence delves into his own trash can of false starts and failed beginnings, in addition to his artistic triumphs, to offer James both encouragement and criticism. He urges him to reach his potential as an artist, advising him on practical aspects -- proper technique, choice of work environments, dealing with editors -- and along the way provides invaluable insights on art, and life, that lay bare the challenges James will face as he aims to be successful in this demanding field. In the tradition of Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, Dear James is an indispensable tool for any up-and-coming creative person looking for advice and inspiration, as well as a memorable read for those daring enough to chase their dreams.

Fractal Market Analysis

Author: Edgar E. Peters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471585244
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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By using fractals and rescaled range plus nonlinear dynamic models, Ed Peters explains turbulent market behavior, offers fresh insights into risk and volatility, and demystifies price and market movements. Whatever your trading and investment goals, FRACTAL MARKET ANALYSIS delivers the realistic economic and mathematical structure you need to enhance your asset valuation and portfolio selection strategies.

How Markets Really Work

Author: Larry Connors
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118239458
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For years, traders and investors have been using unproven assumptions about popular patterns such as breakouts, momentum, new highs, new lows, market breadth, put/call ratios and more without knowing if there is a statistical edge. Common wisdom holds that the stock markets are ever changing. But, as it turns out, common wisdom can be wrong. Offering a comprehensive look back at the way the markets have acted over the last two decades, How Markets Really Work: A Quantitative Guide to Stock Market Behavior, Second Edition shows that nothing has changed, that the markets behave the same way today as they have in years past, and that understanding this puts you in a prime position to profit. Written by two top financial experts and filled with charts and graphs that illustrate the market concepts they develop, the book takes a sometimes contrarian view of everything from market edges to historical volatility, and from volume to put/call ratio, giving you all that you need to truly understand how the markets function. Fully revised and updated, How Markets Really Work, Second Edition takes a level-headed, data-driven look at the markets to show how they function and how you can apply that information intelligently when making investment decisions.