Extreme Value Theory in Your Portfolio – Explained

By Hudson Cooper   The traditional 60/40 portfolio is a good example of a portfolio that has been constructed to manage volatility. Because fluctuations in the value of equities and fixed income securities are largely uncorrelated, they are able to offset each other's volatility without sacrificing too much in terms…

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AlphaBytes:  Risk Management in a World of Rising Yields

In our mission to help lead the financial community to embrace cutting-edge technologies and algorithmic approaches, we are thrilled to share with you our debut episode of AlphaBytes, an educational video series.     The purpose of this series is to bring educational content and awareness to the rapidly changing dynamics…

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5 Stages of Autonomy

By Andreas Roell   Last week’s post had the purpose of deciphering the various approaches to trading in the financial markets. It was stimulated by the difficulty that the financial industry community has with classifying the emerging mechanics of algorithmic trading, the category AlphaTrAI is part of.   In the…

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The Categories of Traders In Hedge Funds

By Andreas Roell   I have been lucky enough in my career to be part of new phases of innovations in long-established industries.  At the start of my career, the Internet first emerged and the dot com companies began appearing. Then, I founded one of the first digital marketing agencies…

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Hedge Fund Marketing – On the Verge

By Katherine Paulson   As a marketer in the financial industry for over twenty years, I have experienced many challenges and limitations due to the highly regulated environment.  Although I often envied my professional peers who had tangible “products” that they can see and touch, at the end of the…

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Uncharted Waters – Part 2

By Andreas Roell   In part 1 of my post, I left you with a question.  What would be the lasting impact of these unprecedented recent stock market events we just experienced?  It is still uncertain if this is a blip or the start of a new market dynamic.    …

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Uncharted Waters – Part 1

By Andreas Roell   In light of the recent, unprecedented circumstances surrounding the U.S. equity markets, I wanted to provide you with my perspective and insights on how our algorithmic approach differentiated us.   Before I go into the specifics of our algorithmic models’ autonomous decision making, I encourage you…

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1000 questions for us but how many do you ask traditionalists?

By Andreas Roell   Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking on a virtual panel to an audience with a mix of quantitative and traditional asset managers and advisors. The conversation very quickly shifted to the topic of how to make allocators and investors comfortable with algorithmic investing versus…

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Artificial Intelligence Terminology 101

By Katherine Paulson   This week’s blog is an introduction to some of the basic terminology used in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and their definitions.  As someone new to AI, but a veteran of the financial services industry, I made an effort to start learning quickly about the basics when I…

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