Hedge Funds

A hedge fund is an alternative investment fund available only to sophisticated investors, such as institutions and individuals with significant assets. These funds typically utilize a variety of investing techniques and asset classes to achieve their return on assets for the fund investors.

Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, and crowdsourced algorithmic trading platforms are challenging professional fund managers as the tools, data, and data science techniques powerful enough to forecast market moves better are becoming more readily available to anyone with an internet connection.

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John "Morgan" Slade

FintekNews: 3 Questions with John “Morgan” Slade of CloudQuant

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FintekNews recently asked 3 Questions of our CEO Morgan Slade. This is in response to our recently announced launch with a $15M allocation to a crowd based trading strategy algo creator.
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Intro to Machine Learning with CloudQuant and Jupyter Notebooks

Trevor Trinkino, a quantitative analysts and trader at Kershner Trading Group recently put together an introduction to Machine Learning utilizing CloudQuant and Jupyter Notebooks. In this video he walks you through a high-level process for implementing machine learning into a trading algorithm, ...
Quantitative Strategy, Trading, and Algo Development Industry News

Quantitative Trading and Data Science in the News August 28, 2017

Quantitative Trading and Data Science in the News August 28 2017: CloudQuant opens door to crowd algo traders, RBC AI pilot, RBC pilots AI-based financial insight tools, AI focussed Chip, Momentum trading guide...
Quantitative Strategies and Capital for Trading

Quantitative Trading and Data Science in the News August 7 2017

Citadel fund up 7%, Hedge funds betting against Tesla (and losing), Data Analytic trends, ...
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The Patient Chart Pattern Trader

“Chart pattern trading is a style that is more suitable for recreational trading rather than professional. This is one reason it was never considered seriously by the majority of hedge funds. In addition to requiring patience, slow chart pattern formations offer enough time for detection and competition is high at diminishing returns.”
Python based Trading Strategies by Machine Learning

Trading Strategy development—Powered by Machine Learning

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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.
Quantitative Strategy, Trading, and Algo Development Industry News

An Index-Fund Evangelist Is Straying From His Gospel

... Maybe the experts can beat the monkeys after all. That is, if the experts are software engineers writing sophisticated algorithms for computer-generated trading. ...
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Rise of Robots: Inside the World's Fastest Growing Hedge Funds

Believe the hype. Quants have never been more popular. After doubling over the past decade, assets run by so-called systematic funds have hit a record $500 billion this year, according to estimates from Barclays Plc.
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Discretionary Managers Seek Alpha in Alternative Data

Alternative data providers see huge potential in providing their data to discretionary asset managers who are losing assets to quantitative and systematic funds.
Quantitative Strategy, Trading, and Algo Development Industry News

Quants Run Wall St. Now?

We get it, algorithms and quants and machine learning and roboadvisors and all the rest are the latest buzz words in a financial world increasingly comfortable with the concept of computers running things,