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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The Need for Authentic AI in Financial Markets

By Andreas Roell   The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “Authentic” as both “worthy of acceptance or belief as conforming to or based on fact” and “conforming to an original so as to reproduce essential features”.  I caught myself using the phrase “Authentic AI” in one of my discussions and it made…

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What a Year It Has Been

By Andreas Roell   2020 has truly been an unprecedented year in all of our lives.  From the pandemic, to the historical election, to the way most of us just celebrated this holiday season unlike any other.  As always, unprecedented times come with significant insights and learnings.  This is especially…

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The ever changing dynamics of financial markets

By Andreas Roell   When Google’s DeepMind beat the Go world champion in 2017, the AI world celebrated this accomplishment as a major milestone in the technical advancements of the industry.  Rightfully so, because defeating the number one Go player at the time was considered beyond the reach of even…

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Beyond the Horizon

By Todd Spillane   As we enter the next decile of the 21st century, there are a number of things that I see coming at us with increasing speed. These are the things that I am thinking about that are coming at us fast and furious as it relates to…

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Historical Unemployment Rate and AlphaTrAI Model Observations

By Hudson Cooper   In the left panel, we plot the yearly maximum United States unemployment rate since 1948, updated on a quarterly basis.   The right panel shows the unconditional probability of exceeding a given unemployment rate over the course of a year. The points marked "Observations" are the…

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Looking beyond the $300b risk of capital outflow prediction

by Andreas Roell   By now, most of us have likely become aware of JP Morgan’s prediction that approximately $300b of capital in equity markets are at the risk of outflow. As a quick reminder, this forecast is based on the traditional 60/40 approach of mutual funds, which are in…

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