Financial Engineering

Financial engineering is the application of mathematical methods to the solution of problems in finance. What can finance learn from mathematics? We can greatly improve returns if we know how money flows through the systems we build and how to keep capital safe from exploitation and waste. As we go through each investment, we look  Read more ➝


“Quant” is short for quantitative analysis. It involves using stock data from many years, algorithms, computers and figuring out what maximizes investments or minimizes risk. If you are looking for financial advisory services from a quant who was trained in computer science, observe my portfolio. My personal financial returns, currently around 20% per year. My  Read more ➝

Scientifically Proven

To the best of my knowledge and abilities, the 412 system has been scientifically proven over the last 5 years. There was a hypothesis, that high value stocks can be found through an algorithm, which would beat the market. There was over 3 dozen tests on backtests, forward tests, and side-by-side tests. Each test could  Read more ➝

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Investments you should not know

Some forms of trading out there may drive you mad, and your portfolio either sky high or to zero. Short selling means you will buy a stock and “lend” it to some other fellow. You are sure the stock is overvalued and will drop soon, so you lend that stock to somebody else and wait  Read more ➝

What is a fraud?

That is the wrong question. A fraud is a person. It is not a system, or a specific script, or a scheme, or a lie. Remember the key difference between the “who” and the “what.” Who your investment strategies are with, and who they invest with in turn, will determine whether you get scammed or  Read more ➝