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Compulsive Trading – How to Break Negative Trading Patterns

Noticing a problem is necessary to solving it, but this is not sufficient. We need to look closely at what is actually happening and address the factors that are causing or triggering the problem. Some of the hardest lessons repeat themselves over and over again, and it’s up to us to be reflective enough to witness them happening in the moment — so that this time around, a different decision can be made. We’ve all been there, we place a trade and

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US stock plunge sparks global sell-off

US stocks suffered their worst falls in more than six years on Monday in a sell-off sparked by concerns of higher interest rates. Via BBC News (06 Feb.) The Dow Jones Industrial Average index tumbled 1,175 points, or 4.6% to close down at 24,345.75. Investors are reacting to changes in the outlook for the American and global economy, and what that might mean for the cost of borrowing.  

A Tour of The Top 10 Algorithms for Machine Learning Newbies

For machine learning newbies who are eager to understand the basic of machine learning, here is a quick tour on the top 10 machine learning algorithms used by data scientists. Read the full article here   You will learn about:   Linear Regression Logistic Regression Linear Discriminant Analysis Classification and Regression Trees Naive Bayes K-Nearest Neighbors Learning Vector Quantization Support Vector Machines Bagging and Random Forest Boosting and AdaBoost

Global stock selloff picks up momentum

The biggest global equity selloff in two years continued to pick up momentum as US stock futures kept falling and exchanges across Asia posted losses. The equity downturn came as the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury hit a four-year high. Bloomberg (05 Feb.) Reuters (05 Feb.)

China moves to shut down cryptocurrency market

China will block all websites, foreign and domestic, providing information related to cyrptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings in an effort to completely shut down the cryptocurrency market, according to a report by Financial News, a publication associated with the People’s Bank of China. When China banned cryptocurrency trading and ICOs in September, some investors simply shifted to offshore platforms. South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) (05 Feb.)

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