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. algo trading

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 With AI: Two Heads Better Than One

I Know First Research Team LogoThis article was written by the I Know First Research Team.

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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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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Day Trading Strategy: An In-depth Analysis of Realistic Back-Tests

Daniel Tal is a Quantitative Analyst at I Know First. He is currently a candidate for his bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Business Management at Columbia University.

  • Implementation of IKF strategy in intraday trading environment
  • Quantopian slippage and commissions models used to simulate real-time trading
  • Data and statistical Analysis of the methods used to gain day trading returns

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Algorithmic Trading: Machines Account for Upwards of 80% of Trades in the USA

Algorithmic Trading:

“Eighty percent of daily volume in the U.S. is done by machines” - Guy De Blonay, fund manager at Jupiter Asset Management

Summary:

  • New long-term strategies are being built around algorithmic trading and machine trading is now slowly eating further into long term investments.
  • The volume of trades in the USA done by machines can be up to 80% according to recent claims.
  • Blackrock are set to give a number of their financial analysts the boot in favour of a more updated trading strategy that draws on machines and Artificial Intelligence.
  • I Know First’s state of the art algorithm, uses Artificial Intelligence and self-learning capabilities to predict asset price movements in the market today.

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Algorithmic Trading Strategy: Case Study

Overview

  • Startup Stock PhotoFull explanation of how to apply Dr. Roitman's algorithmic trading strategy to your trading signals.
  • Day by day analysis of every trade you could have made: when to enter and when to exit.
  • Best trade GEL 18.76% in 7 Days | Worst trade GMCR -2.75% 3 days.
  • Portfolio simulation with a return of 12.75% in 1 month, at the same time the S&P500 dropped 1.7%.

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