Uber has disrupted the auto industry, Amazon (AMZN) has changed the retail landscape and Expedia (EXPE) has forever altered how we book travel. Similar examples exist for nearly every industry. In the words of the Nobel Prize winning Bob Dylan, “The times they are a changin’.” For investors, today’s era of sophisticated artificial intelligence and algorithm-based trading systems means that there’s no excuse for settling for mediocre returns; but make sure the technology is solid, so that these returns last!
Around the world, investment managers are taking a closer look at artificial intelligence and the ramifications it can and/or will have on their future business models. Some are embracing this new technology while others are just dipping their toes into the water.
Quick Summary (Extracted by Machine Learning)
- For investors, today s era of sophisticated artificial intelligence and algorithm-based trading systems means that there s no excuse for settling for mediocre returns; but make sure the technology is solid, so that these returns last!
- Many smaller, more nimble emerging managers have top tier AI systems in place that are often far surpassing larger firms in terms of investment returns.
- Mediatrix Capital, an early adapter of advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence, began using this technology to trade high yielding niches in the gold, silver and currency spot markets early on.
- (BLK), one of the world s largest fund managers, recently announced that it would replace 40+ human portfolio managers with artificial intelligence as the beginning of its move to fully incorporate new technology and algorithmic approaches.
- Throughout these last 3+years, these systems have achieved 150%+ returns while managing the downside risk of trading.
Published: Thu Apr 20 2017 15:48:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)