The first step is to look inside yourself: what do you have that others don't? What sector do you understand? Who do you have in your life that...
Let's say you want to win on 3 out of 5 trades (60%), or maybe 4 out of 7 (57%). The basis for your trading is just looking at timeframes and...
You think? I'd expect ET folks to be into ice dancing, horse jumping, and croquet.
Should we try the free, 100 participants for 40 mins?
Start with a Covered Call, perhaps a Protective Put.
From there, perhaps a volatility trade, like Straddle or Strangle.
Honestly it looks like you're gambling.
Nothing in your description gives you any real edge over the next trader.
It's one big 50/50. Flip a coin.
Not sure how much experience you have in C++, but it's got a fairly steep learning curve.
Especially if you're doing HFT, where you'll be pretty...
Bleeding edge stuff aside, unless you have a specific need, +1 on this comment: start with Boost.python.
See attached for a few key slides. The presentation did not focus on bindings; it was about interactive compilation (compiled C++ as you type) as...
This is called "Binding." 
In my last job we used Boost.python . I haven't personally used them, but other options for static binding...
If you're in a colo where you need nanosecond tick-to-trade times, then C/C++; otherwise Java/Kotlin.
With all this talk of "Supply Chain" issues, suggesting supply-SIDE problems, I can't help but wonder if it's really on the demand side.
I figured out the reason behind the dramatic spike in lumber:
They needed plywood to board up all the empty spaces in the cities!
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