Abstract: In this entry level workshop you will learn how to download and evaluate equities with the TTR (technical trading rules) package. We will evaluate an equity according to three basic indicators and introduce you to backtesting for more sophisticated analyses on your own. Next we will model a financial market's risk versus reward to identify the best possible individual investments in the market. Lastly, we will explore a non-traditional market, simulate the reward in the market and put our findings to an actual test in a highly speculative environment.
Bio: Ted started his text mining journey at Amazon when he launched the social media customer service team. Since then, he has held analytical leadership roles at startups and Fortune 100 companies. He is the Author of "Text Mining in Practice with R" available at Amazon.