Algorithmic Trading: Wisdom Of The Crowd vs. Algorithmic Trading

“One of the biggest advantages of algorithmic trading is the ability to remove human emotion from the markets, as trades are constrained within a set of predefined criteria. This is an advantage because humans trading are susceptible to emotions that lead to irrational decisions. The two emotions that lead to poor decisions that algorithmic traders aren’t susceptible to are fear, and greed.”

“Advantages of Algorithmic Trading,” NASDAQ

Summary

  • What is the wisdom of the crowd?
  • How can the crowd misdirect investors?
  • How does algorithmic trading address the dangers of “following the herd”?

What is the “wisdom of the crowd”?

Could a crowd, provided that it is large and diverse enough, produce en masse an estimate that outperforms that of an individual expert? American journalist James Surowiecki would

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Short Selling: How, When and Why You Should Short Sell

What is “short selling” and how does it work?

The concept of short selling is often seen as something immoral or alarming to many traders. Traders often assume that because mutual funds and financial planners go long, it is more correct to do. When you short sell you are actually borrowing a stock at a fee, and selling it on the market. At some point the trader “covers” his sale by repurchasing the stock at the current market price, and returning the shares to the lender. If the price is lower the short seller makes a profit, else he makes a loss.

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Algorithmic Trading Quant Fund: The Industry Going Through a “Quant Winter”

This article was written by Raphaël Uzan, a financial analyst at I Know First.

Summary

After being booming, quant investment funds and algorithmic trading have gone through a dark period. In this article, we will introduce what are quant investment funds and which methods they use. Then, we will try to understand the reasons for their performance decrease since 2018.

Quant Investment Funds Use Algorithmic Trading

An investment fund collects money from several investors in order to invest it and to make profit. This capital is managed by professionals in more or less risky ways according to criteria beforehand fixed. There are investment

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Algorithmic Trading: I Know First Strategy Tutorial

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Algorithmic Trading With AI: Two Heads Better Than One

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Summary:

  • The rise of predictive AI industry has had a major impact on the financial sector.
  • Major players use AI predictions to validate their own calculations and reduce the market uncertainty.
  • I Know First predictive AI can help both institutional and private investors double-check their decision-making and work as bulwark against uncertainty.

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AI-Driven Algorithmic Trading: Self-driving Car For Stock Markets

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Summary:

  • The AI industry is re-shaping the world, making sci-fi movies inch closer to reality by day.
  • This technology is implemented across very diverse businesses and industries.
  • The same tech that powers your smart trading algorithm today will power your self-driving car tomorrow.

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Building An AI-Based Algorithmic Trading Strategy

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Summary:

  • Algorithmic trading has long been seen as something too cryptic and demanding for retail investors and traders.
  • However, recent advances in machine learning and increasing computer literacy are changing the tide.
  • Using AI predictions as part of the code, retail traders can build their own algorithms capable of beating the market.

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AI-Driven Algorithmic Trading: Disrupting The Disruptors

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Summary:

  • The investment world has been evolving as high tech progress gave rise to new players.
  • As the tide turns again, the rise of the AI industry is giving traders new opportunities.
  • AI-driven tools work as major enhancements for traditional trading strategies.

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