Is now (at a market high) a bad time to invest?

The stock market is on a tear. As the Dow has soared through 20,000 and 22,000 and now past 24,000, you have considered (repeatedly) whether you should have more money in the market. But let me guess: Your next thought is, “Nah, the market is too high. After all, we’re supposed to buy low and sell… Please follow and like us:

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Predicting Financial Markets With Deep Learning

Henri Waelbroeck, director of research at machine learning trade execution system Portware, says rather poetically that the system “reads the tea leaves” in market data to distinguish different sorts of orders and execute trades more efficiently. Portware uses artificial intelligence to help traders select the best algorithm for particular market conditions, asset class, broker, venue etc.,… Please follow and like us:

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Academic Research Insight: Factors And The Road To Retirement

Title: A WEALTH MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE ON FACTOR PREMIA AND THE VALUE OF DOWNSIDE PROTECTION Authors: LOUIS SCOTT AND STEFANO CAVAGLIA Publication: THE JOURNAL OF PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT, SPRING 2017 ( version here) What are the research questions? The article links two current hot topics: goal based investing and factor premia. Can factor premia (value, size, momentum and… Please follow and like us:

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As Passive Investing Grows Bloomberg Terminal Suffers

It seems passive investing is even starting to hit the likes of the Bloomberg Terminal , which according to the Financial Times and research by Burton-Taylor International saw the number of its Bloomberg terminals drop by 3,145 in 2016, only the second time in history such a drop has been recorded. Morgan Stanley predicts that Bloomberg… Please follow and like us:

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Banks Set To Profit As Asset Managers Struggle

Not just hedge funds in particular… Asset Managers face growing problems Since the financial crisis, it has been banks that have borne the brunt of regulatory changes, which when coupled with hefty fines regarding pre-crisis actions and near zero interest rates, have crippled profitability. While banks have struggled, asset managers have been able to push ahead,… Please follow and like us:

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