Next Meetup

FUB Trading Simulator; Quantified S&P500 Dividend Strategy; Market Charts
October 16th (Tuesday 6.00pm, FREE) at Lake Hills Library, Bellevue, WA *** FREE MEETUP *** We will be featuring Three (3) great presentations from Felix Bertram, Cesar Alvarez & Suri Duddella ============================================ FUB Trading Simulator - An Open Source Back Testing Engine by Felix Bertram Felix Bertram will present a brief introduction into his open-source project of a back-testing engine for stocks and options. He will explain the goals and motivation behind the project, walk through some code examples to give an idea of what programming with this project looks like, and present some back-testing results to illustrate the importance of back-testing. * Goals & Motivations behind the project * Coding walk-through * The relevance of back-testing Felix Bertram's Bio ================== Mr. Felix Bertram is the Founder of Bertram Solutions, LLC and serves as the Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Bertram has more than 30 years experience in research and development. In 2011, Mr. Bertram started to work on quantitative trading, laying the foundation for Bertram Solutions. The first algorithm went live in 2012, showing the potential of automated trading, and providing invaluable feedback on real-time market behavior. The algorithms have been in constant development since, leading to the first fully-automated trading system going live in 2015, and the availability of the first algorithm suitable for retail investors in 2017. Felix Bertram was a Chief Hardware Architect at Apple, Hardware Director at Avid, and Vice President Engineering at Native Instruments. Mr. Bertram is a deep thinker, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and the drive to turn ideas into successful products. Mr. Bertram holds a MS in Electrical Engineering, and an MBA in general business administration. Felix Bertram's Website ================================= A Quantified S&P500 Dividend Strategy by Cesar Alvarez Cesar will be sharing the results of my testing to create a quantified dividend strategy based on the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats. Cesar will start with the simple idea and show how adding simple rules can improve the results. Cesar will compare these results to NOBL, the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF, and to the SPY to determine if the final results justify the work Cesar Alvarez Details: Website: Cesar spent nine years as a professional market researcher for Connors Research and Cesar has been at the forefront of stock market research, having developed a number of successful trading systems now used by numerous investors and fund managers in the United States and internationally. Cesar has given trading presentations both over the web and in person to hundreds of traders. Cesar is also the author of many Quant Trading books, Presentations, and Indicators. For more details: ========================================== Current Market Analysis Charts by Suri Duddella Suri will discuss current market analysis charts, emerging patterns and key trading setups. Suri Dudddella's website:

Lake Hills Library

15590 Lake Hills Blvd · Bellevue, WA

What we're about

This group is for anyone who is interested in exploring, learning, and sharing their
financial markets knowledge, interests and experiences. Meetup is organized for Active traders, Investors and Quantitative Analysts/Traders in the Pacific Northwest for presentations and discussions in the following listed topics.

Active traders, Swing traders, Quantitative Analysts/Traders and Long term investors welcome. Meetups covers multiple markets: Stocks, Futures, Options, Bonds, Forex and other asset classes.

The typical meetup will have 1-2 short presentations (15-30 min)
followed by an open discussion time to share ideas and thoughts on the markets.

Group also encourages Professional networking before and after meetings.

Group limits discussions for active traders, investors with financial market interests
and is not open to recruiters and other enthusiasts.

Hope you can join us.

Discussion Topics:

• Current Markets & Trends

• Specific Market Setups & Trade Ideas

• Advanced Trading Methods & Strategies

• Stocks, Futures, Options & Forex

• Algorithmic Trading & Executions

• Pre and Post Trade Analysis

• Quantitative Analysis & Trading

• Trading Technologies & Software

• Trading Education & Books

• Brokerages & Trading Platforms

• Technical Analysis & Charting

• Pattern Recognition

• Machine Learning

• Structured & Unstructured Market Data

• Portfolio & Risk Management

• Backtesting & Optimization

• Options Education & Trading

• Financial Markets Software Development

• Financial/Trading Platform Software Reviews

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