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Get a fresh perspective from guest bloggers who are covering the latest in finance, fintech, and data science. Plus, follow along with step-by-step tutorials and code examples.

January 21, 2022
Using Python to Construct a Relative Strength Matrix for Stocks and ETFs
By Bryant Sheehy

Among technical analysts, the concept of Relative Strength is very popular. The concept is simple but powerful. Relative Strength is simply the measurement of one security’s price performance relative to another security, to a benchmark index, or to another group of securities. The power in Relative Strength is that it tends to persist for a measurable length of time, often for weeks and months. There are a number of well-documented reasons for this. The most obvious reason is that Relative Strength identifies and takes advantage of the herd mentality on Wall Street.

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January 19, 2022
Customer Success Spotlight: Everysk Technologies
By Briana Christina

Our next Customer Spotlight of the month is dedicated to Everysk Technologies, a thriving investment technology firm that focuses on providing multi-asset risk solutions for hedge funds, wealth advisors, and a variety of businesses. Everysk Technologies aims to help its clients by growing their businesses through tailored services, specifically customized portfolio reports, specialized workflows, flexible integrations, and other organizational resources. We spoke to COO, Nick Beattie, about the origin of Everysk, the company’s biggest successes this year, and why they chose to partner with Intrinio.

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January 7, 2022
Customer Success Spotlight: Capital Flow
By Briana Christina

It’s a brand new year and we’re excited to announce the first Customer Spotlight of 2022! January's first Customer Spotlight is dedicated to Capital Flow, a refined financial platform that focuses primarily on helping novice traders reach their full stock market potential. Capital Flow cares about the user experience and they are committed to providing beneficial data and tools. We spoke to CEO, Joey Taylor, about what inspired him to start Capital Flow, how they set themselves apart from their competitors, and the company’s biggest challenges so far.

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June 9, 2020
Quant Quickstart V: A Value Strategy
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part V of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In this installment, you'll build on your existing strategy by learning how to rank stocks by their price-to-book ratio and selecting the top N stocks that are the cheapest based on this ratio.

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May 11, 2020
Quant Quickstart IV: Adding Fundamental Data
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part IV of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In this installment, you'll learn how to complement price data with fundamentals from financial statements that publicly traded companies file with the SEC, all through the Intrinio Sandbox.

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April 13, 2020
Quant Quickstart III: Mean Reversion Strategy
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part III of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In this installment, you'll learn how to create a simple mean reversion strategy that you’ll be able to build on to develop your own profitable trading strategies, using data from the Intrinio Sandbox.

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March 16, 2020
Quant Quickstart II: Working with Multiple Securities
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part II of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. In our previous post, we discussed how to backtest a simple crossover strategy for a single stock. In this post, we’re going to build on this framework and graph the RSI of multiple securities.

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February 10, 2020
A Quant Quickstart with Intrinio & Backtrader
Leo Smigel

Welcome to part I of the Quant Quickstart series from Analyzing Alpha's Leo Smigel. The goal of this article is to enable traders to start backtesting their strategies as quickly as possible. We’ll demonstrate an easy-to-follow backtest trading Apple using Intrinio data and Backtrader.

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