Nordex – Market Reaction to Annual Report and SolarWorld Bankruptcy

Nordex SE is one of the leading producers of the wind turbines. Its stock has a long difficult story, being both a tenbagger and a miserable loser. In either case it offers a lot of interesting case studies, one of which is the reaction to the annual report and the bankruptcy of a peer SolarWorld.
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Does Stock Picking Still Make Sense? Yes, it does!

Many "experts", at least in Germany, state nowadays: currently the markets are driven by macroeconomic factors (FED and ECB policies, quantitative easing, etc) thus the stock picking does not make sense. We show that it still does. Continue reading "Does Stock Picking Still Make Sense? Yes, it does!"

Visualizing the Data on 6356 American Stocks – with R source code

By current artificial intelligence, big data and robo-advisory hype many people believe that computers can do everything for you. I am pretty skeptical about it. Never denying (and actively engaging by myself) a computer-aided trading and investment I always claim "man and machine" rather than "man vs. machine". In this post I show you how to summarize and visualize the data from Alpha Vantage for 6356 American stocks. Continue reading "Visualizing the Data on 6356 American Stocks – with R source code"

JuniorDepot5 – Learning Pain of Loss with GoPro Action

Elle, a 7-year old girl, insisted last month on investing in GoPro. Now she has to learn the pain of losing money.
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Gallery of TTOP – triangle tops according to Lo et al 8/8

We finish publishing the visual results from Vasily Nekrasov's attempt to reproduce the results from "Foundations of Technical Analysis: Computational Algorithms, Statistical Inference, and Empirical Implementation" by Lo, Mamaysky and Wang(2000). Continue reading "Gallery of TTOP – triangle tops according to Lo et al 8/8"

Gallery of TBOT – triangle bottoms according to Lo et al 7/8

We continue publishing the visual results from Vasily Nekrasov's attempt to reproduce the results from "Foundations of Technical Analysis: Computational Algorithms, Statistical Inference, and Empirical Implementation" by Lo, Mamaysky and Wang(2000). Continue reading "Gallery of TBOT – triangle bottoms according to Lo et al 7/8"

Gallery of RTOP – rectangle tops according to Lo et al 6/8

We continue publishing the visual results from Vasily Nekrasov's attempt to reproduce the results from "Foundations of Technical Analysis: Computational Algorithms, Statistical Inference, and Empirical Implementation" by Lo, Mamaysky and Wang(2000). Continue reading "Gallery of RTOP – rectangle tops according to Lo et al 6/8"

Gallery of RBOT – rectangle bottoms according to Lo et al 5/8

We continue publishing the visual results from Vasily Nekrasov's attempt to reproduce the results from "Foundations of Technical Analysis: Computational Algorithms, Statistical Inference, and Empirical Implementation" by Lo, Mamaysky and Wang(2000). Continue reading "Gallery of RBOT – rectangle bottoms according to Lo et al 5/8"

Gallery of IHS – Inverse Head and Shoulders according to Lo et al 4/8

We continue publishing the visual results from Vasily Nekrasov's attempt to reproduce the results from "Foundations of Technical Analysis: Computational Algorithms, Statistical Inference, and Empirical Implementation" by Lo, Mamaysky and Wang(2000). Continue reading "Gallery of IHS – Inverse Head and Shoulders according to Lo et al 4/8"

Deutsche Rentenversicherung: Ein schwarzes Loch, welches Stephen Hawking nicht kennte

Heute ist der geniale Astrophysiker Stephen Hawking verstorben. Mit seinen Forschungen hat er bewiesen, es gebe keine Schwarzen Löcher. Ein Gegenbeispiel lässt sich aber sehr wohl vorlegen: die Deutsche Rentenversicherung. Die Altersarmut geht uns alle an und muss je früher desto besser bekämpft werden. Und wenn Dir den Kampfgeist fehlt, denk an den Kapfgeist von Hawking: Trotz der konsekutiven progressiven Bulbärparalyse hat es so viel geschafft! Continue reading "Deutsche Rentenversicherung: Ein schwarzes Loch, welches Stephen Hawking nicht kennte"