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Derek Melchin

Derek Melchin

Idea Streams #12 – Yield Rates

Monitor changes in bond yields to avoid market downturns.

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    Derek Melchin

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    Idea Streams #11 – Replicating a Goldman Sachs Index Using Quant Strategies

    Take inspiration from institutional researchers to speed up your development process.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #10 – Buying Bitcoin

    Scale into Bitcoin with dollar-cost averaging to minimize volatility and market impact.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #9 – Seasonal Investing Strategy

    Capture the Christmas rally in consumer cyclical stocks to boost your Sharpe ratio.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #8 – Reducing Portfolio Political Risk Using “Trump Beta”

    Reduce political beta in your portfolio to decrease drawdowns and the variance of returns.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #7 – Why Is Everyone Buying Gold?

    Apply machine learning with alternative data to detect under-priced gold.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #6 – Biden-Trump Impact on Healthcare Stocks

    Capture alpha by using alternative data from gambling websites.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #5 – Tail Risk Hedging

    Hedge with put options to improve your Sharpe ratio over the long-term.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #4 – Nowcasting News Announcements of Vaccine Trials

    Employ nowcasting to boost the Probabilistic Sharpe Ratio during times of crisis.

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    Derek Melchin

    Derek Melchin

    Idea Streams #3 – Seeking Diversification Amidst Global Market Correlations

    Complement your portfolio with uncorrelated assets to reduce drawdown.