I Know First Reviews Weekly Algorithmic Performance: August 31, 2016

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On August 28, 2016, our latest weekly newsletter was sent out to all our I Know First subscriber, which can be found here. Below, find the I Know First Reviews, that highlight this past week’s performances.
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I Know First sends a weekly newsletter every Sunday to all the I Know First subscribers, highlighting the past week’s performance in all the covered financial markets, i.e. equity positions, currencies, and commodities. Additionally, the weekly newsletter includes analysis and updated news reports regarding prominent firms such as well Apple, Yahoo, Baidu, and more. The I Know First algorithm maintains a bullish stance of the firms analyzed, and our subscribers are able to utilize these tools for their investment strategies. The in-depth analysis is provided by the I Know First financial analysts, who are often times as well top rated authors for prominent financial sites such as Seeking Alpha.

In general, the algorithm is made up of The system is a predictive stock forecast algorithm based on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with elements of Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms incorporated in it. This means the algorithm is able to create, modify, and delete relationships between different financial assets. Based on the relationships and the latest market data, the algorithm calculates its forecasts. Since the algorithm learns from its previous forecasts and is continuously adapting the relationships, it adapts quickly to changing market situations.

For a more detailed explanation, regarding the algorithm, click here.

As highlighted in the newsletter, our subscribers had seen superb returns, whether long-term or short-term. Our investors are able to tackle the market head on with all its recent uncertainties, and achieve premiums well over those offered by institutional and classic fund managers. For example, our emerging market package, reflecting the Brazilian market, from May 25, 2016, to August 25, 2016, depict returns as high as 178.67%, and the same package had offered a premium of almost 50% above the S&P500.

I Know First Reviews Additionally, the algorithm was able to successfully predict outstanding short-term returns as well. For example, the algorithm was able to forecast returns as high as 43.29%, in a mere 14-day period.

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Every week the top performing financial instruments are highlighted, as shown below from this past week’s newsletter.

Strongest Performances Since Last Week:

Within the past week, I Know First’s strongest performances came from the Stocks Under 10 DollarsRisk-Conscious, and 52-Weeks Low packages. The highest returning stock was CWEI from the Risk-Conscious package with 109.50%. Other stocks that returned over 100% include HTWR with 103.51% and AXDX with100.43%, both from the 52-Weeks Low package. The I Know Fist average returns for these forecasts were 16.72%, 27.13%, and 37.52%. These easily dwarfed the S&P 500’s average returns of 0.28%, 0.81%, and 6.35%

Greatest Short-Term Returns:

In the 3-day time horizon, the largest returns came from the HealthCareBiotech, and Fundamental packagesThis stock returned 26.67% in just 3 days . Other noteworthy stock returns include WINTBVX, and MDVN with 25.32%, 21.29%, and19.69%, all achieved in a matter of 3 days. The averages for these forecasts were6.96%5.93%, and 5.28%, which significantly outperformed the S&P 500’s near stagnant 0.08% and -0.20%.

 Weeklong Returns Reaching About 50%:
The greatest 7-day long forecasts were from the Stock Under 10 Dollars,HealthCare, and Small Cap packages. The best return came from BVX with 49.49%in both the Stocks Under 10 Dollars and HealthCare packages. MDVN and RTK increased significantly as well with 22.92% and 17.98% in this 7-day time period. The I Know First averages were 10.54%, 10.11%, and 8.63% within 7 days as opposed to the weak S&P 500’s small dip of -0.06%, -0.09%, and -0.15%.

Excellent 2-Week Returns
In the last 14 days, the greatest growth packages were the Small Cap52 Weeks High Stocks, and another 52 Weeks High Stocks. The most significant increase came from a stock in the Small Cap package with 57.34%HWAYCWEI, and KTOS also returned a strong 41.53%33.02%, and 32.20%. These forecasts averaged 12.62%, 12.42%, and 11.54% which easily beat out the S&P 500’s -0.29%, -0.01%, and 0.21%.

Month-Long Returns Reach 87.24%
The Small CapFundamental, and Currency Forecast were the most notable 30-day packages this week. CWEI returned 87.24% in both the Small Cap and Fundamental packages. CDTI and DPW also performed well with 55.13% and33.81%. The Currencies Forecast hit ratio was a strong 84.62%. The other packages had average returns of 18.04% and 15.07% compared to the S&P 500’s 0.03%.

Returns up to 178.67% in 3 Months
The most impressive 3-month returns came from the Brazil StocksHedge Fund Stocks, and Small Cap packages. This stock returned 178.67% in this three-month time period. CWEI and HTWR performed superbly returning 135.64% and 103.51%from the Small Cap and Hedge Fund Stocks packages. The I Know First averages for these forecasts were 53.42%, 28.25%, and 24.43%. This shadowed the S&P 500’s 4.64%, 6.22%, and 6.56%.

In addition to the algorithmic forecasted performance, our weekly newsletter highlights the top articles written by our own financial analysts. The firms that are covered have a financial analysis added to them, as well as the position the algorithm maintains, i.e. bullish or short.

Below are summaries of the top articles found newsletter. To read the full version of the articles, click here. 

Article Summaries

A little over a year ago, an I Know First analyst wrote an article predicting the rebound of AMD. He explained how AMD was at an all time low, and would make a comeback. AMD has since made new products to allow themselves to better compete against Nvidia and Intel. Strong Q1 and Q2 earnings had given AMD stimulus for a stock increase. The largest stock increase, for AMD, was as a result of their licensing agreement with China, allowing them to sell many more products now and for the upcoming several years. The I Know First algorithm as well was bullish on AMD for the past year. AMD rose 330% since the article was published proving our analyst and the algorithm correct.

This article, published on August 22nd, 2015, discusses the prospect of a stock increase for HIMX. HIMX being deeply embedded in the Chinese market, thus consisting of large part of its revenue. Recently, demand had fallen for electronic products that require display drivers. The devaluation of the Yuan has also adversely affected HIMX. The analyst predicted that these problems would disappear as China has increased smartphone users year after year which will raise demand. HIMX has also released new products being used in smartphones and other smart electronics which allow the company to better compete. The I Know First algorithm was bullish on HIMX. Since last year, HIMX has risen 47% in accordance with our analyst’s and the algorithm’s predictions.

On June 6th, 2016, an I Know First financial analyst published an article about MU. It discussed the outstanding revenue earned in May and how this will affect their earnings. Analysts had also agreed that MU would outperform the market. The analyst also maintained that earnings will be high in the second quarter of 2016. The stock as well received a bullish signal from the I Know First algorithm. The algorithm and analyst had both correctly predicted the bullish outcome for MU, and the stock had increased 25% since the article was published.

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