Learn how to benchmark your strategy versus various benchmarks, ranging from indexes, to stocks and other strategies.
Cutting to the chase, imagine you have a simple screen that finds reasonable large cap companies. That screen is literally “import ohlson_o_score < -3 and mc > 10b”
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This how-to shows how to create a strategy in Equities Lab, and how to do some basic analysis of it. For humor value, we take the point of view of a children’s book character, named Amelia Bedelia, who has no common sense. We have all felt this way sometimes.
A quantitative mutual fund is a screener.…
You’ve been referred to this page by something saying “You can’t (or shouldn’t) use Close > 5.00” in a stock screener.
Imagine you are looking at a share of GoodStock (yeah, I know that’s a lame name for a fake stock!). It goes up and up, and up! …
Is Apple a stock worth buying? Other people have discussed (at length) its “questionable” product decisions, such as:
Think back to the last slice of apple pie you have had. My last slice, eaten with my wife and two daughters, was delicious. It was out of this world. For me, it was the best apple pie. What makes it special? The recipe (passed down from my mother in law to my wife, Emily) is simple:
6 Granny Smith Apples
1/2 cup of sugar
Four Pillsbury frozen pie crusts
First question: why are we using four pie crusts for one pie?!?…
Companies’ stock prices generally go up when earnings do. So, when faced with a stalwart household name whose earnings have been steadily going down for two years, what should we do? Consider Exxon Mobil. Since it has some history (Rockerfeller founded Standard Oil in 1870), we can take the long view. …