Articles by Gouthaman Balaraman

Modern Portfolio Theory Statistics

September 21, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

This is a small widget that lets you view the modern portfolio theory statistics for a selection of stocks

   finance   investing   widget  

Option Model Handbook, Part I: Introduction to Option Models

August 08, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

This handbook gives a concise introduction to option models. Part I gives a basic introduction to principles behind option model pricing

   finance   option models   binomial tree  

Running ZEO as a Windows Service

August 04, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

This article shows how to use ZEO-WinService to run ZEO as a service in Windows.

   Programming   Python   ZEO   ZODB  

Minimal Flask-Login Example

July 24, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

Flask-Login is a Flask extension that provides a framework for handling user authentication. This post will give you a basic tutorial of the Flask-Login mechanism for token based authentication.

   Programming   Python   Flask   Authentication  

Flask Track Usage Primer

March 26, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

Flask Track Usage is a very light weight Flask extension to track usage traffic for Flask apps. This post will give you a brief introduction to the usage and merits.

   Programming   Python  

A Short Story of Wall Street

January 23, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

A look at the volatility of the market from a historical perspective. This gives us a view of understanding market sentiment historically.

   finance   equity  

Calculating Stock Beta, Volatility, and More

January 09, 2014 by Gouthaman Balaraman

Introduction to calculating Beta, Alpha and R-squared for a stock. This article will also include a python code snippet to calculate these measures. This method is for instance used by sites like yahoo to show beta, volatility etc.

   finance   investing