The Simplest Math Problem No One Can Solve (Collatz Conjecture)

The Simplest Math Problem No One Can Solve (Collatz Conjecture)

3x+1 Concerning the above math problem, Paul Erdös said that “Mathematics is not yet ripe for such questions.” He also offered $500 USD for its solution. Jeffrey Lagarias said in 2010 that this math problem: “Is an extraordinarily difficult problem, completely out of reach of present day mathematics.” Richard Guy has this on his list …

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qualitative vs quantitative

Qualitative vs Quantitative Trading

Qualitative analysis seeks to understand human behavior from the perspective of the researcher of information. It looks for the dynamic in an integrated reality. Information can be gathered through observation, historical research, and interviews of human behavior. Data is analyzed through descriptions and themes. Data is translated and reported through the perspective of the researcher’s …

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Normal Distribution

The Normal Distribution Formula

In probability theory a normal distribution is a kind of probability distribution with a set value of random variables. The normal distribution formula is: Normal distributions are valuable in statistical analysis and is used a lot in trading to set values on random variables of future distributions that are not known. Normal distribution states that under market conditions over many average …

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The Simple Interest Formula

Simple interest is only calculated on the original amount of capital inside a set time period. It does not include the compounding effect of returns on new money accrued. Simple interest can be used over any time period but annual returns is the one that is most commonly used.  Simple interest is calculated on original principle alone. Compound interest includes the additional …

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Keltner Channel

Probabilities Of Price Action Inside Standard Deviations

Standard deviations are used to measure current price action in relation to the average price of a chosen time frame. The assumption in the use of a standard deviation is that over the long term historical prices are distributed inside a bell curve. Although at times there are ‘fat tales’ or ‘black swans’ in prices …

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