What is Quantitative Analysis
There are two ways of approaching the analysis of the markets. The first is to use subjective techniques like Trend Lines and Gann Fans. There is nothing wrong with that at all. If you only work with a small number of securities, then this is a great way to work. It does take discipline to follow your rules, but it is an approach that has lasted for decades and has produced many masters of analysis.
The second way is to use Quantitative Analysis. This uses objective rules to let the computer find the candidates that you should be trading. A lot of work goes into setting up the rules and testing them to ensure that they truly do add value, but once it is done, you have a statistical model that clearly defines the expectations.
Both ways of approaching the market are valid, which one you choose depends on the type of person you are and the number of securities that you need to trade. The rest of this page is dedicated to highlighting the Quantitative strategies that are available in Optuma.
Note: Not all editions have all quantitative modules, but it is available as an optional add-on.
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