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A New Automation ETF For Traders Who Haven't Yet Been Replaced By Robots
Despite civilization’s rapid forward march toward mechanization, humanity has been routinely bad at predicting the scope, scale and impact of new technologies and the unforeseen consequences brought on by these sometimes massive shifts in how we as humans interact with the world. Case in point, a recent study from the PEW Research Center shows that, while two-thirds of Americans believe
Video: How Mindbridge Applies AI and Machine Learning to Financial Services
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MindBridge is a fast-growing, Ottowa-based artificial intelligence company which provides bleeding edge solutions to auditors and financial services firms. NexChange’s Andrew Work recently chatted with MindBridge’s APAC Managing Director Peter Fong to find out what makes the company so special and here is what he learned:
Cliff Asness Talks Strategies for High Risk Markets
Cliff Asness, founder, managing principal and chief investment officer of AQR Capital Management, shares his views and strategies for investing in today’s expensive and risky markets in Consuelo Mack WealthTrack’s Season 15 premiere “Strategies for High Risk Markets” this Friday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. ET nationwide on public television (check local listings) and online at wealthtrack.com. Q1 hedge fund
How to Avoid a Fund Blow Up
#GapYear1992 Its 2.4 miles from Hampstead Village to Golder’s Green in London. A 12 minute drive thru narrow, winding roads during non-peak hours. We did it in 6! At 2am in the morning. To the ear splitting music of “Under the Bridge” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers I had just finished my shift. Read more at Advisor Perspectives. Photo:
Elon Musk Accuses Employee of 'Extensive and Damaging Sabotage' to Tesla's Operations
Does someone have it out for Elon Musk? The Tesla founder and CEO sent an email to his employees on Monday saying that an employee had caused "extensive and damaging sabotage" to the company's operations, which "included making direct code changes to the Tesla Manufacturing Operating System under false usernames and exporting large amounts of highly sensitive Tesla data to
A Look Back at What's Happened to Each Sector Through the First Half of 2018 (Part 1)
It may not be as large as the bond market or as ubiquitous as real estate, but the stock market is definitely the most talked about of the financial markets. And while this has pretty much always been the case, the rise of index investing and robo-advisors in the last decade or so has certainly opened up the stock market
Video: Why Exate Isn’t like Your Run-Of-The-Mill Cybersecurity Company
Among the companies present at the Supercharger Demo Day was UK-headquartered Exate. Exate is a data privacy firm which develops next-gen technology to protect client data everywhere – from within and outside the company, through the cloud, even across borders. NexChange’s Andrew Work spoke to Exate co-founder and CEO Peter Lancos to find out more about the company and here’s
Take the Long-Term View in a Late-Cycle Market
The U.S. inflation story made further inroads this month, with year-over-year price growth for consumers and producers alike hitting multiyear highs. U.S. consumer prices expanded at their strongest pace in more than six years, climbing to an annual change of 2.8 percent in May. Prices for final demand goods, meanwhile, grew 3.1 percent, their strongest annual surge since December 2011.
Hedge Funds Returned an Average of +0.65% in May 2018
Hedge Funds
Similar to earlier months of 2018, hedge funds were generally positive during the month of May, but there were segments of the industry meaningfully impacted to the downside by notable events. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc, Also read Lear Capital: Financial Products You Should Avoid? In May, the re-emergence of European sovereign debt issues caused segmented losses which
Report: Microsoft, Walmart Collaborate on Checkout-Free Retail Technology
Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) could soon compete with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)'s cashierless Amazon Go stores with the help of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), according to Reuters. What Happened Amazon's checkout-free Amazon Go retail stores may become the new shopping norm, as Microsoft is working on developing a similar technology, according to a Reuters report that cited six people familiar