# Tag: stock portfolio

• ## Risk-Aware Strategies for DCA Investors

Let’s look at the the Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA) investment approach that involves investing the same amount of money in a target security at regular intervals over a certain period of time, regardless of price. It can make it easier to deal with uncertain markets by making purchases automatic. It also supports an investor’s effort to invest…

• ## Eric Marsden’s Top 6 Reliability/Risk Engineering Learnings

Featured Photo by Kammeran Gonzalez-Keola on Pexels Today we will review and test the Eric Marsden’s e-learning Python courseware and training materials on risk engineering, loss prevention and safety management under the Terms & Conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. Table of Contents Lifetime of Light Bulbs Input: The lifetime of a light bulb is known to be exponentially…

• ## Applying a Risk-Aware Portfolio Rebalancing Strategy to ETF, Energy, Pharma, and Aerospace/Defense Stocks in 2023

In this post, we will apply the Guillen’s asset rebalancing algorithm (cf. the Python code) to the following risk-aware portfolio: stocks = [‘SPY‘, ‘XOM‘, ‘ABBV‘, ‘AZN‘, ‘LMT‘] The initial portfolio value to be allocated is portfolio_value = 10**6 and the weight allocation per asset is weights = [0.15 , 0.30, 0.40, 0.075, 0.075] Conventionally, our…

• ## Portfolio max(Return/Risk) Stochastic Optimization of 20 Dividend Growth Stocks

The goal of portfolio optimization is to build a stock portfolio that yields the maximum possible return while maintaining the amount of risk you’re willing to carry. Referring to our previous case study, let’s invoke the stochastic optimization algorithm and the corresponding code to create an optimized portfolio by testing 10,000 combinations of the following…

• ## Towards Max(ROI/Risk) Trading in Q1 2023

In this post, we will compare 1Y ROI/Risk of selected stocks vs ETF using a set of basic stock analyzer functions. The posts consists of the following three parts: Looking at the closing price of a stock over time is a good way to track its performance We combine the risk and return metrics into…

• ## A Comparative Analysis of The 3 Best Global Growth Stocks in Q1’23 – 2. AZN

StockNews TradingView The 1-week summary of AZN based on the most popular technical indicators, such as Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots: TradingView Analyst Rating based upon 42 analysts giving stock ratings to AZN in the past 3 months. The 37 analysts offering 1 year price forecast for AZN. AlgoTrading Let’s set the working directory YOURPATH…

• ## A Comparative Analysis of The 3 Best U.S. Growth Stocks in Q1’23 – 1. WMT

Featured Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels Let’s begin with WMT that operates a chain of hypermarkets (also called supercenters), discount department stores, and grocery stores in the United States, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. Table of Contents StockNews Rating TradingView Screening The 1-week summary of Walmart Inc is based on the most popular technical indicators, such as Moving Averages, Oscillators and…

• ## Stock Market ’22 Round Up & ’23 Outlook: Zacks Strategy vs Seeking Alpha Tactics

Featured Photo by Pixabay Contents: Zacks Market Research 2022 has been a strong year for jobs: Commodity markets: Energy: Global Investments: In the Zacks October 2022 Chief Investment Officer (CIO) survey, the CIOs made it fairly clear how they felt about investing outside the US. Answer: not great. Corporate High Yield and Investment Grade Bonds:In…

• ## Energy E&P: XOM Technical Analysis Nov ’22

Featured Photo by Kayden The last few years offer a case study of how quickly energy markets can shift. According to our recent post, Oil & Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) stays the top energy sector, remaining firmly at Very Attractive to Buy. In the light of what we know about E&P business, let’s take…

• ## The Zacks Market Outlook Nov ’22 – Energy

Featured Image by Canva. Let’s review the current Energy Market Outlook to power your investment portfolio with Zack Research. Indeed, Energy is at the heart of development.  Energy makes possible the investments, innovations, and new industries that are the engines of jobs, inclusive growth, and shared prosperity for entire economies. What Rapidly Shifting Energy Markets…

• ## DJI Market State Analysis using the Cruz Fitting Algorithm

Based upon the Cruz stochastic fitting algorithm and the colab code implementing a Hidden Markov Model, let’s predict the DJI stock returns from 1970 to 2022 and detect three states such as bull (green), sideways (yellow) and bear (red) markets. Let’s set the working directory YOURPATH import osos.chdir(‘YOURPATH’) os. getcwd() and import/install the following libraries…

• ## Zacks Investment Research Update Q4’22

Featured Photo by Yiorgos Ntrahas on Unsplash Let’s continue exploring the most popular articles, ideas and opinions from Zacks.com. Contents: Update for Monday, October 24 2022 S&P 500: 3,752.75 +86.97 (+2.37%) Dow: 31,082.56 +748.97 (+2.47%) Nasdaq: 10,859.72 +244.87 (+2.31%) Stocks Soared On Friday And For The Week: Investor Fears Create Opportunity Bottom line – right now, stocks are way underpriced, the markets are way oversold, and you…

• ## Bear vs. Bull Portfolio Risk/Return Optimization QC Analysis

Based on the Portfolio Allocation and Optimization Algorithm discussed earlier and the related portfolio management, let’s run the Bear vs. Bull QC test of the portfolio P=[MSFT, AAPL, NDAQ] in terms of the Risk/Return Ratio (RRR). We have got a Sharpe ratio of less than one that is considered unacceptable or bad. The risk the…

• ## The Zacks Steady Investor – A Quick Look

Featured Photo by Bram Naus on Unsplash Let’s look at what is going on in the U.S. markets and the current Zacks’s view for investors to consider (as of Sunday, 9 October 2022).

• ## Risk/Return POA – Dr. Dividend’s Positions

Based upon the Portfolio Optimization Algorithm (POA) discussed earlier and the relevant POA QC analysis and comparisons, let’s look at the current stock positions suggested by Dr. Dividend (DD). Let’s define the following POA parameters: benchmark_ = [“^GSPC”,]portfolio_ = [‘AAPL’, ‘GOOG’, ‘COST’, ‘SBUX’, ‘DE’,’SOFI’,’APD’,’UNH’,’SHW’,’NVDA’] start_date_ = “2021-01-01”end_date_ = “2022-10-05”number_of_scenarios = 10000 trade_days_per_year = 252 delta_risk…

• ## Portfolio Optimization Risk/Return QC – Positions of Humble Div vs Dividend Glenn

Based upon the Portfolio Optimization Algorithm (POA) discussed earlier and the relevant POA QC use-case (positions of The Dividend Breeder), let’s run the similar algorithm to compare top 5 stock positions of Humble Div (HD) vs Dividend Glenn (DG) in terms of the Risk/Return Ratio (RRR) or RRR1=1/RRR. Let’s define the following common POA parameters:…

• ## Stock Portfolio Risk/Return Optimization

Featured Image by D koi on Unsplash Following the Garcia’s exercise on how to create a portfolio testing 10,000 combinations of stocks, let’s implement the end-to-end Python stock optimization workflow that minimizes the Risk/Retun ratio with respect to a market benchmark. Such a stand alone workflow consists of the following steps: Let’s set up the…

• ## Invest in AI via Macroaxis Sep ’22 Update

Invest in AI via Macroaxis Sep ’22 Update 4 AI pillars AI thematic idea 20 stocks Asset Allocation Market Capitalization (%) Instrument Composition Market Elasticity Risk/Return Ratio Asse ratings Technical Analysis Correlation Matrix Takeaways Business headlines

• ## Algorithmic Testing Stock Portfolios to Optimize the Risk/Reward Ratio

Investors can optimize their stock portfolio by invoking backtesting within the realm of algorithmic trading. The goal is to optimize the specific portfolio by maximizing returns and the Sharpe ratio.