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30 Aug, 2020

Hit and miss coding

As I mentioned previously, I’m not an expert coder or programmer. I’m almost entirely self-taught, what I haven’t learned on my own I’ve learned via more experienced friends that I bug all the time. I use what I like to call “brute force” programming, that is, while I may be able to get my code […]
25 Aug, 2020

A few more random insights

As I manually gather more data for my program to digest, I come across some interesting bits that I hope will help me either be a smarter trader overall, or help me come up with new ideas to put into the program. For now, though, it’s just interesting information that fill up my brain with. […]
24 Aug, 2020

Some technical insight into my program

I haven’t explained much about what my program is actually doing (or attempting to do, rather), so I think now would be a good time to do so, if only for posterity. I’m by no means an expert programmer or stock trader; my highest hopes right now is for this to generate me some extra […]
21 Aug, 2020

Let’s try this again

Welp, let’s face facts: we’re in a recession. Sure, the markets are pretty much where they were before the Great Stay At Home Order of 2020, but let’s be real: it’s all artificially-propped up. It shouldn’t be where it is, what with unemployment at record highs and businesses closing left and right. So obviously… I […]
22 Sep, 2018

Do I know what I’m doing? There’s a 33% chance I do

As I mentioned elsewhere, in my free time I’m working on a PHP-based program to analyze the stock market and choose which stocks to trade. The idea being to run a basic trading method against all stocks, rank them based on results and success and then buy one of the top results the program spits out […]
19 Jun, 2018

My attempt to conquer the stock market

A few years ago, I made a rather bold and interesting dive into the stock market. I had only a layman’s knowledge of the stock market, what it was and how it worked. I had no idea what it took to actually own stock in a company, the different types of accounts available, etc. So […]