The idea for this article, my musing, erupted from two very different sources of inspiration; the first being from the intellectual autobiography by Colin McGinn,* ‘The Making of a Philosopher’*; while the second is from the fact that I am about to begin studying System Dynamics in my final year…

It has been a while since I wrote an article. I therefore owe you, my readers, a sincere apology. With the ever looming lockdown coming for Kuwait in February 2021, I decided to take a deep breath from university studying — to pause, reflect, and continue writing once again.

An…

Disclaimer: This article series recommends the use of Matlab. If you do not have access to Matlab, then try using Octave which is an open source alternative with almost completely similar syntax. You may use this online version https://octave-online.net.

1- Mathematical Models and Computers

2- Matlab Basics

Look at the…

In this particular article, I’ve decided to try out a slightly different style of relaying information. The basic philosophy is as follows: I’ll provide low resolution information on a particular topic, then as we go through the article it will gradually be recalled again to where a higher resolution of…

What is the opposite of fragile? Robust? Wrong!

It’s natural. Most people would often say robust — something that is not fragile, something that does not break. Whilst this common answer may seem correct at first, one can view fragility in a totally different light.

To understand the question better…

*From observations to drawing up strategies.*

In light of the recent relaxation of the curfew in Kuwait and hence the reappearance of traffic, an idea I had previously thought, has once again resurfaced.

Every morning as I traversed my usual route to university, which consists of traveling on the Arabian…

Part 1: What is Pairs Trading?

Part 2: An Overview of Pairs Trading

Part 3: Conclusion

As a primer to our current topic, I would strongly suggest reading another article I wrote on the concept of arbitrage.

With that said, I can formally introduce the definition of **arbitrage** as such:

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Part 1: A Primer on Classical Logic

Part 2: The Real World

Part 3: An Introduction to Fuzzy Logic

Part 4: Modeling Trading Decisions

Conclusion

Thanks to the Abbasid empires goal of translation and preservation of Aristotles texts, we maintain the robust two thousand years old Aristotelian logic known to…

In a previous article, we utilized a very important assumption before we began using the concept of a random walk (which is an example of a Markov chain) to predict stock price movements;

The assumption here of course, is that the

movement in a stocks price is random.

*Be sure…*

A coin is a very interesting item. This is because its intriguing aspect truly lies with its use in probability, rather than it’s function as a monetary item.

Coins are widely used as a tool to aid in randomly selecting between two choices. What makes a coin perfect for this…

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