Additional Resources

Back to the basics: pick stocks or use index funds

Stock pickers compared to index fund


Bondcube – platform



CBOE volatility



Complexity of algo trading


Complexity theory and Finance (Zeidan and Richardson)


Computer trading

The Future of Computer Trading in financial markets:


Computers (The) that run the stock market


Direct listing

Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek May 22-May 28 2017

“An unusual way for a company to go public, in which the owners have their private shares converted into stocks listed on an exchange. Unlike conventional initial public offering, a direct listing does not raise money”.

Note: companies which are privately funded may at times decide to go public and direct listing is one way to do so

Dodd-Frank Act


Dow 101

Dow 101


Federal Reserve (central bank)


Federal Reserve Education


Fierce Finance: insightful news and analysis


Financial engineering


Financial engineering – resources

Financial engineering – resources


Financial innovation 2012-2013

Financial innovation: interesting debate

 Financial Innovation: A Risky Business? – YouTube

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2 days ago – On September 7, 2012 the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School filmed Financial 


Financial reform – chronicle


FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)


Glass Steagall 21st century


Glass Steagall solution via Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act 2010


Glass-Steagall Act i.e. Banking Act, 1933 (full text)


Glass-Steagall needed more than ever


Glass-Steagall repealed i.e. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act 1999


Google Trends can predict the market


Hedge Fund Research


HFT Australia sets new rules on dark pools, HFT (Fierce Finance)


HFT does not raise futures volatility – new study (Aug 2013)

HFT tax (Fierce Finance)


High Frequency Trading (HFT), Algo Trading: indepth look

1) Basic explanation:

2) HFT Study:

3) What Computer-Powered High Frequency Trading Looks and Sounds Like:

4) HFT (Gomber, Arndt, Lutat & Uhle:

5) The Problem of HFT, book by Haim Bodek

6) New York Times Topics:

7) HFT:

8) HFT literature review:

9) Research and Commentary, The Heartland Institute:

10) Scholarly sources, Columbia Law School:

11) Brilliant paper defining HFT … :

12) The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of HFT (Journal of Trading):

13) Can High Frequency Traders Game Futures:

14) Shall we haggle in pennies at the speed of light … :

15) The impact of HFT on market integrity: an empirical examination:

16) Algo trading:

17) High frequency trading, policy analysis paper (CATO Institute):


Intelligent automated portfolio manager

Intelligent automated portfolio manager




Investment action plan


Investments advanced

learning DVD: Advanced investments


Investments and securities – resources



International Organization of Securities Commissions:

IOSCO 2013:


Mercantile exchanges


Mortgage-bond types

Homing in on mortgage-bond types (Feb 10, 2015) Adam Zoll

NANEX the rise of the HFT machines


Oversight as a factor (credit: New York Times)


Physics (The) of Finance (Kirill Ilinski) and related books