Quantitative Trading

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 8 hours  
  • Access: Lifetime
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Recognize the various quantitative trading techniques used in the market and how differing business models and needs influence the use of different techniques.

  • This course is only suitable for desktop use.

Course Features

#1 Shareable Certificate

Earn a certificate upon completion.

#2 100% Online Learning

Start straight away and learn at your own pace.

#3 Intermediate Level

This course is suitable for individuals with a strong foundational knowledge of trading techniques.

#4 Course Duration

Tutorial time of 8 hours.

#5 Accepted for CPE

Many of the tutorials in this course are accepted for CPE by some of the world's largest financial associations.

What You Will Learn

1. An Introduction

  • Topic 1: Key Definitions & Terminology
  • Topic 2: Sell-Side Quantitative Trading
  • Topic 3: Buy-Side Quantitative Trading
  • Topic 4: General Quantitative Trading Techniques

2. Sell-Side

  • Topic 1: Sell-Side Business Model
  • Topic 2: Pricing

3. Buy-Side

  • Topic 1: Buy-Side Business Model
  • Topic 2: Trading Strategies

4. Algorithmic Trading

  • Topic 1: Execution Desks & Technology
  • Topic 2: Evolution & Development of Algo Trading
  • Topic 3: Execution Algorithms

5. Arbitrage & HFT

  • Topic 1: Arbitrage
  • Topic 2: High Frequency Trading (HFT)

6. Data & Machine Learning

  • Topic 1: Overview
  • Topic 2: Alternative Data
  • Topic 3: Big Data & Expert Data
  • Topic 4: Biases
  • Topic 5: Machine Learning (ML)
  • Topic 6: Supervised & Unsupervised ML
  • Topic 7: Dimension Reduction
  • Topic 8: Data Clustering

7. Risk Management

  • Topic 1: Risk & Risk Management in Trading Businesses
  • Topic 2: Risk Numbers
  • Topic 3: Risk Calculations
  • Topic 4: Portfolio Risk
  • Topic 5: Using Risk Numbers

8. Portfolio Construction

  • Topic 1: Risk & Portfolio Construction
  • Topic 2: Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT)
  • Topic 3: Sharpe Ratio
  • Topic 4: MPT Assumptions
  • Topic 5: Portfolio Constraints
  • Topic 6: Portfolio Construction Challenges
  • Topic 7: Other Portfolio Management Concepts

9. Case Studies

  • Topic 1: Market-Making: Fat Fingers & Poor Operations
  • Topic 2: Pricing: Inappropriate Models
  • Topic 3: Hedging: Unsuitable Infrastructure
  • Topic 4: Rule-Based Risk Management: AAA-Rated Securities
  • Topic 5: Asset Management: Hedge Fund Collapse
  • Topic 6: Lessons Learned
Gain a professional certification in quantitative trading

Gain Industry Knowledge and a Certification

 Access your learning wherever you are. 
 Test your knowledge throughout each tutorial with
regular review questions
  End each tutorial with a short, graded test designed to enhance knowledge retention.
  Gain a shareable professional certification.

Meet Your CPE Requirements

Many examination bodies now mandate annual training, with some requiring alumni to complete up to 35 hours a year.

To support learners, Intuition Now works with key accrediting bodies including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to ensure our learning materials can be used to meet your CPE requirements.
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