Crowdsourcing in fund management and trading is the move to utilize anyone with an internet connection to participate in the research with the goal of finding new and better ways of trading. During the discussion the differing approaches being taken with the business models, and the technology, and the challenges each are facing.
Join us at the NY MarketsWiki Education to hear Morgan Slade’s thoughts on the The Algorithmic Trading Tesseract brings cloud computing, alternative data, machine learning, and crowd researchers together forming a revolutionary crowd in the financial industry.
LearnToTradeTheMarkets.com published a very interesting article advocating Why You Should Almost Never Manually Close Trades. This post goes into detail examining that most traders “self-sabotage.” In other words, traders are their own worst enemy. They get emotional when trading.
If you are an algorithmic trader, developer, or data scientists they you have already heard of the Sharpe Ratio. Many of you use this measurement as your score card for how well your algo performs.
Wesley R. Gray (@alphaarchitect), the CEO and CIO of Alpha Architect, a quantitative asset manager published a list of “high-quality research produced by financial professionals in the blogosphere” on the Wall Street Journal
Trading industry veteran Andy Kershner, the CEO of CloudQuant’s parent company Kersher Trading spoke with Chat With Traders about risk tolerance, daily habits and trade critiques.
Bloomberg recently wrote that “It’s no secret that hedge fund managers are always looking for new sources of data that will help them in their never-ending quest to beat the market.” (1) One of the most interesting new sources of data is social sentiment.
Alternative data providers see huge potential in providing their data to discretionary asset managers who are losing assets to quantitative and systematic funds.
CloudQuant’s CEO Morgan Slade will be speaking on Crowdfunding Algo Developers and Data Scientists. The primary question on his panel will be “How does the mechanism work and which business model is showing early signs of success?”
… the model of hedge funds charging “2 and 20” — a 2 per cent management fee and 20 per cent performance fee — for investing in large-cap stocks rising and falling “doesn’t work any more” and is ripe for disruption.