I Know First Review Weekly Algorithmic Performance: February 26th, 2017

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On February 26, 2017, our weekly newsletter was sent out to all I Know First subscribers, which can be found here. Below, you may find the I Know First Review, highlighting the algorithm’s performance for this past week.

I Know First Review

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 creates, deletes, and modifies relationships between different financial assets to optimize its predictive accuracy. 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 readjusting 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 February 5, 2017, we published a 14-days long forecast of our Pharma Stocks Package with a bullish signal for Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PPHM). Within 14 Days 9 of the 10 predictions revealed themselves to be correct and PPHM registered a return of 77.42%.

Package Name: Pharma Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 14 Days (02/05/2017 – 02/19/2017)
I Know First Average: 14.72%
Best Pharma Stocks


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

1. Best AI-Based Algorithmic Predictions This Week
The 14 day forecasts were this week’s most impressive performing predictions. The top 14 day predictions came from this Pharma Stocks forecast, Biotech Stocks forecast, 52 Week Low Stocks forecast, and Risk Conscious Stocks forecast. In just 14 days, PPHM had a outstanding return of 77.42% from the Pharma Stocks forecast. All four packages had an overall accuracy forecast of 90%, with overall averages of 14.72%, 12.80%, 12.23%, and 10.29%, respectively. Other high performing stocks were PLX, GOL, and SPWR; with returns of 32.91%, 41.08% and 22.75%, respectively.

2. Outstanding Year Long Predictions With Almost 312% Return
ARIA and GGB were the top one-year prediction, from this Stocks Under $10 forecast and Brazilian Stocks forecast, with returns of 394.61% and 311.72%. Other notable packages with strong yearly returns came from this Dividend Stocks forecast, and Top 10 Stocks. The Brazilian forecast had a 100% accuracy, with eight out ten forecast achieving returns greater than 101%. High returns stocks during this time were VALE, PBR, and SID; with returns of 284.61%, 241.59%, and 262.50%, respectively.

Package Name: Stocks Under 10 Dollars
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Year (02/24/2016 – 02/24/2017)
I Know First Average: 123.44%

Best Stocks Under $10

3. Superb 90 Day Growth Reaches Almost 132% 
In 3 months, with a 100% prediction accuracy, this Fundamental Stocks forecast was the top performing 90 day forecast with 26.47% average and market premium of 18.06%. The AI-based algorithm had forecasted a surge in AMD which returned almost 61%. TGB had an excellent 3 month return of 131.67% from this Small Cap Stocks forecast. The forecast had as well superb returns from KEM and CWEI with 121.77% and 22.73%, accordingly. Other notable returns came from ARRY, FNMA, and HNR with 78.16%, 67.46%, and 53.66% from this Stocks Under $10 forecast.

Package Name: Fundamental – High price-to-book ratio Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Months (11/21/2016 – 02/21/2017)
I Know First Average: 26.47%

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4. Investors Double Returns In 30 Days 
The strong 30 day returns were led by this Biotech Stocks forecast with an overall average of 14.49% and PLX returning 110%. Other high performing packages were this Israeli Stocks forecast and Small Cap Stocks forecast with averages of 22.82% and 13.15%, respectively. ATTU, PERI, and TARO had as well strong returns 41.86%, 31.68%, 15.44%.

Package Name: BioTech Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Month (01/22/2017 – 02/22/2017)
I Know First Average: 14.49%

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5. Superb Week-Long Returns 
This 7 day Fundamental Stocks forecast had topped I Know First’s weekly time horizon. The top performing stock was MATN with a high return 44.90%. CIG had as well a superb 7 day return of almost 21% from this Brazil Stocks forecast, which had a 100% accuracy level. Other notable returns came from this Pharma Stocks forecast with returns reaching 29.32% from PPHM.
Package Name: Fundamental – Low price-to-sales ratio Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 7 Days (02/12/2017 – 02/19/2017)
I Know First Average: 10.44%
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6. Over 29% Return Predicted By AI Deep Learning Techniques 
In just 3 days, CYH had seen a rapid growth of 29.63% as accurately forecasted by I Know First’s self-learning algorithm from this Fundamentals Stocks forecast. Other strong performing packages came from Tech Stocks forecast and Real Estate Stocks, with averages of 2.22% and 3.44%, respectively. HIMX, GEO, and CXW had as well excellent 3 day returns of 9.62%, 8.37%, and 6.90%, respectively.

Package Name: Fundamental – High PEG Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Days (02/17/2017 – 02/21/2017)
I Know First Average: 4.97%

Best Short Term Stocks

7. Swing Trading Strategies Reach Over 76% In 1 Year 
I Know First’s algorithmic indicators can be used to backtest various short term trading strategies. The top strategy had yielded up to a 62.2% alpha above the S&P500 Index, from January, 2016 till February 1st, 2017. 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.


Article Summaries

  1. On December 21st, 2016, an I Know First analyst had written a bullish article, explaining the value in investing in AAPL shares. The article had complemented an earlier article written on May 24th, 2016. That article explained how Buffet’s investment in Apple would payoff, and why Icahn made a mistake selling his shares. Both articles were written in accordance with I Know First’s AI-based algorithmic prediction on AAPL shares. Since then, AAPL shares have risen by 18.64% and and 43.52%, respectively, to date.
  2. An I Know analyst had written a bullish forecast on NVDA shares on June 22nd, 2016. The article examined NVDA’s shift in developing AI-based GPU computing platforms, and this would help solidify its market leadership. The article was written in accordance with I Know first’s self-learning algorithm. Since then, NVDA shares have more than doubled with a 113.33% rise, to date.
  3. GOOGL shares have risen by 15%, since this article was written by an I Know First analyst on May 30th, 2016. The analyst explained how Alphabet’s commercialization of their Android software for desktop usage would help the stock surge. The article had complimented I Know First’s algorithmic prediction on GOOGL shares during the same period.