by Adithya Solai

Exceptions & Luck

Of course, everything discussed below will have exceptions. For example, maybe you have a mid/low GPA, but also have tremendous hands-on experience through clubs, projects, and internships/startups.

There will always be an unavoidable element of luck in any recruiting process. The only thing you can do is…


Cracking Blackjack

Finishing the First-Visit Monte Carlo Algorithm

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If you haven’t done so already, please read Parts 1–4 before continuing. The rest of this article will assume you have read and understood the previous articles.

Outline for this Article

  • Learn how the run_mc() function facilitates the algorithm.
  • Dive deep into Step 6 of the First-Visit MC algorithm, which is where the…


Cracking Blackjack

First-Visit Monte Carlo Algorithm + Coding It!

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If you haven’t done so already, please read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 before continuing. The rest of this article will assume you have read and understood the previous articles.

Outline for this Article

In this article, I will be explaining how the First-Visit Monte Carlo (MC) algorithm works, and how…


Cracking Blackjack

The Building Blocks of Reinforcement Learning Algorithms

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If you haven’t done so already, please read Part 1 and Part 2 before continuing. The rest of this article will assume you have read and understood the previous articles.

Outline for this Article

In this article, I will be explaining the key building blocks that are used in the Reinforcement Learning algorithm…


Cracking Blackjack

Intro to Reinforcement Learning & OpenAI Gym

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If you haven’t done so already, please read Part 1 before continuing. The rest of this article will assume you have read and understood Part 1.

The Reinforcement Learning Cycle


Cracking Blackjack

Setup + Simple Monte Carlo Simulations

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I am writing this “Cracking Blackjack” blog series as a way of consolidating the knowledge I have gained in the Reinforcement Learning space. …


5/1/20

Introduction to Foreign Exchange Trading

by Michael Grainger

What are Exchange Rates

Exchange rates are defined as the ratio at which a unit of the currency of one country can be exchanged for that of another country. A basic example is one United States dollar being worth about 0.91 Euros on 4/30.

There are many different parameters that affect…


Support & Resistance (4/26/20)

Before reading any further, make sure to check out Part One of this mini-series here!

Last week, we gave an intro to technical analysis and explained how volume indicators can be used in this security analysis strategy. …


4/24/20

Market Update

by Adam Mirsky

Its been a wild ride this week for U.S. Equities with one concept dominating the news cycle: Oil.


The Importance of Volume — 4/19/20

Welcome to our mini-series on technical analysis of financial markets! We plan to have the next few weeks’ Sunday articles dedicated to this important field of market analysis. …

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