I Know First Review Weekly Algorithmic Performance: February 6th, 2017

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On February 5, 2017, our weekly newsletter was sent out to all our I Know First subscribers, which can be found here. Below, find the I Know First Review, 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 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 1-year long forecast of ourStocks Under 5 Dollars Package with a bullish signal for Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD). Within 1 year 8 of the 10 predictions revealed themselves to be correct and AMD registered a return of 485.65%.

Package Name: Stocks Under 5 Dollars
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Year (02/05/2016 – 02/05/2017)
I Know First Average: 173.16%

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

1. 3 Day Forecasts Yield Over 32% Based On Artificial Intelligent Algorithm 
The top algorithmic predictions this week, based on an AI-based algorithm, had yielded superb short-term returns. This Small Cap Stocks forecast was this past week’s top prediction with returns reaching over 32%  in just 3 day from ATTU. The forecast gave investors a market premium of 5.17%. Additionally, investors were able to earn 32.11% return from this Fundamental High Short Ratio Stocks forecast. The AI algorithm had forecasted high additional short term returns from this Biotech Stocks forecast with over 23% return from MDCO.

Package Name: Small Cap Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Days (02/02/2017 – 02/05/2017)
I Know First Average: 5.95%

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2. Long-Term Forecasts Return Almost 486%
The top 1 year forecast this past week came from this Stocks Under 5 Dollar Forecast, offering investors over a 485% return from AMD. The forecast had an overall average for the period of 173.16%. Investors interested in emerging market investments, were able to earn 353.17% from this Brazil Stocks forecast. Additionally, with a 100% accuracy, this Dividend Stocks forecast, had returns reach well over 263% and an overall average return of 116.37%.

Package Name: By Country – Brazilian Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Year (02/03/2016 – 02/03/2017)
I Know First Average: 197.99%

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3. Investors Double Returns In 3 Months
With a 100% prediction accuracy, this Energy Stocks forecast had an overall return of 31.06%. Furthermore, this Bank Stocks forecast had returns reach over 51%, and provided investors with an alpha of 17.19% above the S&P 500’s 9.51% return. The top return came from TCBI, a Texas based bank. I Know First’s machine learning algorithm had doubled investor’s returns with this Hedge Fund Stocks forecast.

Package Name: Energy Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 3 Months (11/03/2016 – 02/03/2017)
I Know First Average: 31.06%

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4. ROI Reaches Almost 86% In 1 Month
With this Fundamental Low Short Ratio Stocks forecast, Investors were able to reach an 85.71% return from PLX & 56%  from TGB in just 1 month. The forecast as well had an overall average of 24.29%. Additionally, this Small Cap Stocks forecast had yielded returns reaching 67.06% in 1 month. The AI-based algorithm had forecasted returns for investors up to 18.25% from this Brazil Stocks forecast, and had a market premium of over 11.22%.

Package Name: Fundamental – Low Short Ratio Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 1 Month (01/04/2017 – 02/04/2017)
I Know First Average: 24.29%

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5. Machine Learning Based Predictions Yield 56% In 14 Days
This long and short Fundamental Low Short Ratio Stocks forecast was I Know First’s top 14 day forecast this past week. The forecast had overall average returns of 7.32% and 10.56% for the long and short positions, respectively. Those seeking stock picks from the S&P 500 index were able to achieve returns yielding 7.67%, from this S&P 500 Companies forecast. Additionally, this Israeli Stocks forecast had yielded investors returns reaching 56% from PLX with this Israeli Stocks forecast.

Package Name: Fundamental – Low Short Ratio Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long & Short
Forecast Length: 14 Days (01/17/2017 – 01/31/2017)
I Know First Average: 7.32% (Long) & 10.56% (Short)

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6.  7 Day Algorithmic Predictions Reach Over 39% Return
This past week, the top 7 day forecast came from this Fundamental High Price To Sale Stocks forecast with returns up to 39.29% from PLX. Investors seeking to hedge exchange rate risks and/or invest in the currency market, were able to achieve a high hit ratio of 76% from this Currency forecast. Additionally, this Israeli Stocks forecast had given investors returns up to 23.51% in just 7 days and had an overall average of 5.27%.

Package Name: Fundamental – High price-to-sales ratio Stocks
Recommended Positions: Long
Forecast Length: 7 Days (01/27/2017 – 02/03/2017)
I Know First Average: 5.35%

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7. Swing Trading Strategies Reach Over 77% 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 64.79% alpha above the S&P500 Index, from January, 2016 till January 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.

8. Yahoo Finance Features I Know First
Over the past week, I Know First was featured on Yahoo Finance.  The full article can be found here.  The interview discusses background of I Know First and the cutting edge capabilities in forecasted the financial markets.

Article Summaries

  1. Earlier in 2016, on May 26th, an I Know First analyst wrote a bullish outlook on Apple Inc. (AAPL). He explained that Buffett and other large institutions had found AAPL shares undervalued. The article had complimented I Know First’s self-learning algorithmic forecast on AAPL shares. Since then, AAPL shares have risen by 42.57% to date.
  2. NVDA shares have surged over 150% since this bullish algorithmic prediction was made on June 21st, 2016. The algorithm’s prediction was complimented by an article written at that time by an I Know First analyst. He had explained that NVDA’s investment in mobile-centric AI, and its strong market performance would continue to propel its shares further.
  3. On June 5th, 2016, an I Know First Analyst had written about the Long-Term value of MSFT shares. The analyst explained that MSFT’s focus has shifted to developing better Window mobile games. This bullish outlook was in accordance with I Know First’s AI-based algorithm. Since then, MSFT shares have risen by 21.31%.