Special Issue "New Trends in Algorithmic Trading"

A special issue of International Journal of Financial Studies (ISSN 2227-7072).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2019).

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Francisco Guijarro
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Faculty of Business Administration and Management, Universitat Politècnica de València, València, Spain
Interests: financial markets; trading strategies; valuation; sustainability
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Dear Colleagues,

Financial markets are complex and non-linear dynamic systems, facilitating the increased popularity of new products and tools among those investors interested in quantitative trading and machine learning strategies. Consequently, algorithmic trading based on large time series databases has received considerable interest both from academics and practitioners. New and faster technologies have given rise to the rapid development of tools and investment opportunities for investors and speculators. This Special Issue will gather original research in the field of new trends in algorithmic trading, focusing on cutting edge technologies, methodologies and algorithms.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Algorithmic Trading, Commodities Trading, Cryptocurrencies Trading, Cyber Threats, Data Analytics, Expert Systems, Forex Market Strategies, High Frequency Trading, Index Tracking, Machine Learning, Market Efficiency, Natural Language Processing (NLS), New Derivative Products, Pattern Recognition, Quantitative Trading, Reversal Strategies, Risk Analysis, Robo-Advisors, Social Trading, and Text Mining.

Prof. Francisco Guijarro
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • Quantitative Trading
  • Investment Strategies
  • Social Trading
  • Expert Systems

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Stock Market Analysis: A Review and Taxonomy of Prediction Techniques
Int. J. Financial Stud. 2019, 7(2), 26; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijfs7020026 - 27 May 2019
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Stock market prediction has always caught the attention of many analysts and researchers. Popular theories suggest that stock markets are essentially a random walk and it is a fool’s game to try and predict them. Predicting stock prices is a challenging problem in [...] Read more.
Stock market prediction has always caught the attention of many analysts and researchers. Popular theories suggest that stock markets are essentially a random walk and it is a fool’s game to try and predict them. Predicting stock prices is a challenging problem in itself because of the number of variables which are involved. In the short term, the market behaves like a voting machine but in the longer term, it acts like a weighing machine and hence there is scope for predicting the market movements for a longer timeframe. Application of machine learning techniques and other algorithms for stock price analysis and forecasting is an area that shows great promise. In this paper, we first provide a concise review of stock markets and taxonomy of stock market prediction methods. We then focus on some of the research achievements in stock analysis and prediction. We discuss technical, fundamental, short- and long-term approaches used for stock analysis. Finally, we present some challenges and research opportunities in this field. Full article
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