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Algo Grading 101: How to Evaluate your Algorithm’s Performance and Risk Characteristics Webinar on Sep 24 at 12pm ET

Join Dr. Jess Stauth, our vice president of quant strategy, on September 24th at 12pm ET, for a live webinar and learn how to analyze your algorithm’s performance and risk characteristics using pyfolio, our new toolkit developed in-house. Jess will walk through a few examples of algorithms from our community to demonstrate how to use pyfolio to improve your algorithms.

To reserve your spot, click here.

We developed pyfolio, an open-sourced library, to support common financial analyses like the computation of certain risk factors (Sharpe, Fama-French), and plots of portfolio allocations over time, in order to help us evaluate trading strategies for our crowd-sourced hedge fund. You can access pyfolio here:

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Speaker Details:
Jess Stauth is Quantopian's vice president of quant strategy. Jess holds a PhD from UC Berkeley in Biophysics and has worked as an equity quant analyst at the StarMine Corporation and as a Director of Quant Product Strategy for Thomson Reuters prior to joining Quantopian in August of 2013.


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