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The Voice of Joyce: Algorithms are an unfair advantage

I finally understand why millisecond trades are like Insider Trading and an unfair advantage!  I now realize, it’s not that they purchase subscriptions to trade in milliseconds, or that they buy  stocks in bulk,  it’s ” the algorithms “, that make their trading unfair, uncompetitive and something I can’t follow and read about. 340 more words

Financial Reform

Why is the futures contract marked to market to future market prices and not to cash prices?

Contract entered at present to trade in future at certain price is a futures contract. This future price is even determined by the market players since futures contract is a standardized exchange traded contract. 546 more words


How To: Exponential Functions (Differentiation and Integration)


The following shows the derivatives of both Exponential Functions with base e and other bases as well:


This is the integral of an exponential function with a different base. 15 more words


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Financial Reform

How To: Implicit Differentiation


Guidelines for Implicit Differentiation:

  1. Differentiate both sides of the equation with respect to x.
  2. Collect all terms involving dy/dx on one side of the equation and move all other terms to the opposite side of the equation.
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QUARTER 2 BEGINS... How To: The Chain Rule


 The Chain Rule is better explained by an example:

f(x) = (4x – 1)^3

f'(x) = 3[(4x – 1)^2](4)

f'(x) = 12(4x – 1)^2… 43 more words