I Know First Review Weekly Algorithmic Performance: June 26, 2017

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On June 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 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 June 25th, 2017, we published a 3-days long forecast of our BioTech Stocks Package with a bullish signal for Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX)Within 3 days 9 of the 10 predictions revealed themselves to be correct and Dynavax Technologies Corporation (DVAX) registered a return of 19.88%.

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

1. AI Forecasts Outperformed The S&P500
I Know First is using artificial intelligence to provide its subscribers with accurate predictions in the market to identify undervalued investment opportunities. In the case for short-term 3 days forecasts, several forecasts (Forecast Number 1, Forecast Number 2, Forecast Number 3, Forecast Number 4) came close to achieving 100% accuracy and outperfomed the market. The Biotech Stocks forecast revealed DVAX as its top pick with a return of 19.88%. SGMO and EXEL also had high returns of 16.98% and 10.09% yield, respectively. The forecast achieved a 100% accuracy was the Tech Stocks forecast. In this forecast, the highest performing stock pick was JKS with a return of 9.84% in 3 days. In addition to JKS, YGE and SMSI had notable returns of 7.80% and 7.76% yield, respectively. In the Pharma Stocks forecast, two stocks with the most impressive returns were IMGN and VRX. The stocks returned investors 23.42% and 17.30%, respectively. The Small Cap Stocks forecast resulted in DVAX as the highest yielding stock of the forecast with a return of 19.88%.

Package Name: BioTech Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Days (06/20/2017 – 06/23/2017)
I Know First Average: 7.57%

2. 1 Week Machine Learning Forecasts Yields Over 30%
In a just a span of 1 week, I Know First’s use of machine learning accurately predicted high returns among its forecasts. The highest performing stock was DVAX with an impressive return of 30.07%, in just 7 days. In the Fundamentals-High Price-to-Sales Ratio Stocks forecast, the highest performing stock came from DVAX, as well. The stock returned investors 23.57%. Another notable stock return was OMER, with a return of 20.89%. The I Know First algorithm unveiled additional undervalued stocks in the Small Cap Stocks forecast with notable returns.  DVAX and FOLD returned investors 26.75% and 10.71%, respectively.

Package Name: BioTech Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 7 Days (06/16/2017 – 06/23/2017)
I Know First Average: 11.79%

3. Pattern Recognition Results in Over 38% Yield in 2 Weeks
Within 2 weeks, subscribers were shared with stock selections which greatly surpassed the S&P 500’s performance. In the Biotech Stocks forecast, DVAX impressively increased in value by 38.57%. This makes DVAX the highest performing stock among other 2 week forecasts. SGMO also had a high return of 26.90%. In the Pharma Stocks forecast, 3 stocks resulted in double digit increase. BDSI, VRX and ALNY had returns of 28.26%, 26.20%, and 17.00%, respectively. Under the Fundamentals-Low PEG Ratio Stocks forecast, DVAX and MYGN were the 2 highest performing stocks in the forecast with returns of 38.19% and 20.06%, respectively.

Package Name: BioTech Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 14 Days (06/08/2017 – 06/22/2017)
I Know First Average: 12.30%

4. Which Stock Rose Over 65% in 1 Month Using AI?
The highest return from the 52 Week High Stocks forecast was: GSOL. In 1 month, the stock increased by 65.70%. The Small Cap Stocks forecast had respectable returns from SYX and BDSI. SYX returned investors 26.80% and BDSI had a return of 25.53%. The highest yielding stock was NVDA with a return of 18.35% from the Top 10 Stocks forecast. In the Fundamental-High Short Ratio Stocks forecast, the highest return was VHC, with a yield of 43.48%.

Package Name: 52 Weeks High Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Month (05/22/2017 – 06/22/2017)
I Know First Average: 14.25%

5. 3 Months Forecast Results in Over 70% Return
Utilizing self-learning algorithm, resulted in returns beyond 70%. In the Medicine Stocks forecast, a number of stocks have increased significantly. In this instance, IMGN had a return of 68.33%. The I Know First forecast average reached 21.65%, resulting in a market premium of 17.82%. In the Fundamentals-High PEG Stocks forecast, GNCMA yielded 67.47%, while TREE rose by 45.94%. The Biotech Stocks forecast, the highest performing stock was also DVAX with a return of 71.55%. The next highest yielding stock was IMGN with a return of 68.33%. And finally, in the Risk Conscious- Aggressive Stocks forecast, DVAX had a return of 67.23%.

Package Name: Medicine Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Months (03/23/2017 – 06/23/2017)
I Know First Average: 21.65%

6. Big Data Analytics Leads to Triple Digit Growth
Big Data and pattern recognition from I Know First’s machine learning algorithm selected high yielding stock picks in its given 1 year time-frame. In the Transportation Stocks forecast, the highest returns were GOL and BCO. The stock yielded investors 222.73%  and 129.97%. In the Tech Stocks forecast, AMD and MU had returns of 171.98% and 125.84%, respectively. In the Basic Industry Stocks forecast, the highest yielding stock was NVMI. The stock returned investors 107.00%. Along with NVMI, VALE had a return of 79.87%.

Package Name: Transportation Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Year (06/16/2016 – 06/16/2017)
I Know First Average: 91.08%

Article Summary

  1. Last year, Apple was experiencing a bearish trend and shareholders began to unload their shares. To make matters worse, Carl Icahn also sold his holdings citing concerns of Apple’s sales in China. However, Warren Buffet’s team reviewed Apple and saw the stock undervalued given the company’s large holding of cash in its balance sheet. Agreeing with Buffet’s perspective, an I Know First analyst published a bullish forecast on May 22, 2016. Since the forecast’s release, AAPL shares have increased by 53.62%.
  2. After Aphabet was found not guilty of allegedly using Java Application Program Interfaces illegally, Alphabet did not have to forfeit $9.3 billion. In addition to this legal victory, Alphabet continues to dominate the mobile devices with its Android operating system. Recognizing the company’s further potential in revenue, I Know First’s self-learning algorithm had forecasted a bullish prediction on GOOG shares on May 27, 2016. In accordance with the algorithm’s predictions, GOOG shares have risen by 36.63%. 
  3. On August 28, 2016, I Know First’s algorithm forecasted a long position for Netflix (NFLX). With a positive fundamental position, expansion abroad, and a growing trend of consumers cutting its cord with the cable companies, Netflix greatly benefited from these factors. These factors greatly reflected the stock’s performance. Since I Know First released the forecast, the stock has increased by 61.93%.