One of my passions is analyzing stock and option data. Although I love trading, I find looking for an edge in the data to be the most fun part of the game (besides making money, of course). Since I learned about using API's in the Data Analysis class in which I'm currently enrolled, I decided … Continue reading Exploring Ally Financial’s API
A simple set of git commands to manage projects using git hub and git.
Back at it again with another Thoughtful Thursday. School has kept me busy and I've been writing some different stuff so I took a short break from them. For those who don't remember/know, this practice is inspired by Timothy Ferris’ 5-Bullet Friday where he lists 5 things he is keeping up on. Timothy Ferris is … Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday #8
The assumption we're all taught about assumptions is that they will make an a-s-s out of u-m-e... In other words, assuming too much can make you seem foolish. Color me foolish then because I find assumptions to be one of the most useful mental tools in my toolbox. I think they act as helpful mental … Continue reading Assuming does What?
For a homework assignment we had to write a couple python scripts. The first analyzes monthly financial data to find the average monthly change, and the min and max changes along with their corresponding month. The second one can be used to count votes for an election and determine the winner.
No lies. In my younger years, I procrastinated a lot. I was always putting off homework and chores until I forgot about it. For whatever reason, I didn't take many things seriously, and I didn't care about doing things on time. Sure, I wanted to be smart, and I loved delving into things for which … Continue reading When I stopped Procrastinating
Coding in VBA to crunch excel spreadsheet data wasn't very fun, but it was good mental exercise and got my mind working. I found the language obtuse compared to python, and making mistakes that output to the spreadsheet was annoying to clean up. Not to mention the numerous times I crashed the excel application with … Continue reading Using VBA to Analyze Stocks