I Know First Reviews Weekly Algorithmic Performance: December 11th, 2016

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On December 11th, 2016, our weekly newsletter was sent out to all our I Know First subscribers, which can be found here. Below, find the I Know First Reviews, highlighting the algorithm’s performance for this past week.

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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 Apple, Yahoo, Baidu, and more which our subscribers are able to utilize for their investment strategies. The in-depth analysis is provided by the I Know First financial analysts, who are often times also top rated authors for prominent financial sites such as Seeking Alpha.

In general, the algorithm is 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 on December 5th, 2016, we published a 3 day long forecast for our Risk-Conscious Package with a bullish signal for Vanguard Natural Resources LLC. (VNR). Within 3 Days 7 of the 10 predictions revealed themselves to be correct and VNR registered a return of 76.32%.

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

1. Algorithmic Top Equity Forecasts Reach Returns Above 76%
This week’s most impressive stock choices came from this Top Stocks forecast, highlighting the algorithms top stock picks (i.e. those with the largest signal strengths). The forecast had an overall average return reaching almost 28% in 1 month, with returns of over 68% from FMCC. I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had as well predicted superb returns from this 52 Weeks High forecast, with a market premium of almost 26%, and an overall average return of 30.13%, during the 1 month forecast. Additional high returns came from I Know First’s updated swing trading strategies, which yielded up to a 66.13% alpha above the S&P500 Index, from January till November 29th, 2016. Read the full trade report for a more detailed analysis with charts and graphs, depicting a high reward to risk payoff with low Betas and high Sharpe Ratios.

2. 3 Day ROE Reaches Over 76%
I Know First’s self-learning algorithm’s top 3 day predictions had given investors various degrees of market exposures yielding high returns. This Risk Conscious Stocks forecast had yielded 14.14% forecast average, and returns reaching a 76.32% return. Additionally, investors seeking investment opportunity sets with small cap stocks would have experienced returns of almost 31% with this Small Cap Stocks forecast. Furthermore, value investors could have achieved over a 30% return with this Fundamentals Stock forecast, which had as well an overall average return of 7.76% in 3 days.

3. Stock Predictions With Returns of Over 93% In 7 Days
This Risk Conscious Stocks forecast had excellent returns reaching 93.10% with VNR, in 7 days. Additionally, I Know First subscribers, focused on fundamental valuation metrics, had returns close to 40% and an overall average return of 16.10% , with this Fundamentals Stocks forecast. I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had forecasted 7 day returns of over 24%, from FNMA, with this Top Stocks forecast.

4. Investors Achieve Almost 63% In 14 Days 
The most impressive 14 day forecasts came from this Fundamentals Stocks forecast, that had returns reach 65% and an alpha of 13.34% above the S&P 500 Index’s return of 1.88%. Investors seeking exposure in O&G based firms had achieved returns of almost 34%, and an average of over 11% with this Energy Stocks forecast. Additionally, I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had predicted high returns of almost 25%, from this Top 20 Stocks forecast.

5. 90 Day Returns Reach 3X ROI
In 3 months, I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had predicted superb returns of over 157% from this European Stocks forecast. The forecast had an overall average of 26.04%, providing investors with a high-yielding opportunity sets from firms found across the European market. Additionally, the algorithm had as well predicted top earning stocks from amongst a general selection of hedge fund equity picks. This Hedge Fund Stocks forecast had returns reach almost 136%, and a market premium of 27.03% in 90 days. Furthermore, this 52 Weeks High Stocks forecast had returns above 93% and a 23.78% overall forecast average.

6. 1 Year Algorithmic Predictions More Than Triple
This 1 Year Dividend Stocks forecast was I Know First’s top 1 year forecast this week, with returns reaching over 170%. The forecast had an overall average of 44.17% in 90 days, achieving an alpha of 34.07% above the S&P 500 Index. Additionally, I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had predicted high 1 year returns from the technology sector, with this Tech Stocks forecast. The forecast had returns reaching 100%, and an overall forecast average of over 31% in 3 months.

Article Summaries

  1. Earlier this year, on June 30th, 2016, an I Know First financial analyst had written a bullish article on AAPL, in accordance with I Know First’s self-learning algorithm. During this time, Apple shares sunk to low levels after poor iPhone sales; however, the analyst had explained that the price level had in fact created a buying opportunity in the market. The diversification of Apple’s revenue model had made AAPL an even greater attractive buy. As predicted by I Know First’s algorithm, Apple shares have since risen 20% to date.
  2. During the past week, I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had forecasted a bullish long term outlook on Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) on December 4th, 2016. The forecast was complimented by an analysis written by one of I Know First’s financial analysts on December 11th, 2016. The analyst explained that AMD’s sales growth, accompanied by a growing GPU market share could propel the stock to further heights. Since the predicted forecast, AMD shares have risen by over 21%, to date.
  3. On June 22nd, 2016, an I Know First analyst had written a bullish outlook on NVDA, in accordance with I Know First’s AI-based algorithm. The analyst had written about how the innovative AI technology from NVDA would improve sales, and in turn its stock price. In accordance with I Know First’s algorithm, NVDA shares have risen over 96% to date, almost doubling the investment.