Year 2019 in review

• Successes. – Developed and implemented first deep-learning applications providing a massive improvement in analytical power by leveraging previous years hardware purchases – Acceleration in pipeline of third party cutting edge quantitative research to implement – Impressive performance from improved security selection criteria – Further improved the fundamental and technical criteria for security selection – […]

A.I. Stock-Picking October Gross Realised Results: 0.83%

Jan17- Oct19 net cumulative return 39% & sharp ratio 1.03 against it’s ACWI universe 35% & 0.81. Trade, FX, Ticker, Holding Period, Position Return, Portfolio Contribution Short, CAD, CPG, 16Jul-10Oct, -18.20%, -0.20% Short, GBP, DRX, 16Jul-10Oct, 4.40%, 0.04% Short, GBP, INTU, 16Jul-10Oct, 52.40%, 0.53% Short, GBP, TED, 16Jul-10Oct, 41.75%, 0.46% Immediate transparency, 3 day full […]

Our A.I.’s Stock-Picking September Realised Results

Trade, FX, Ticker, Dates, P&L, Contribution Short, EUR, APAM, Jun27-Sep24, 6.29%, 0.21% Short, EUR, VAS, Jun27-Sep24, 17.89, 0.46% Long, HKD, 3968, Jun27-Sep24, -9.16%, -0.07% Long, HKD, 688, Jun27-Sep24, -13.32%, -0.24% Long, USD, EBR, Jun27-Sep24, 11.21%, 0.09% Long, USD, LKOD, Mar22-Sep24, -6.32%, -0.04% Gross Month Realised Return: 0.41% Net cumulative return 36% (Jan17-Sep19) and Sharp Ratio […]

STOCK MARKET THEMATIC ROTATION AND OVERCOMING BAD LUCK.

Between Wednesday 28th August and Wednesday 11th September (the last 10 bars in the charts below) the S&P 500 Index had a mild recovery to near record highs on light volume. However over the same period the DJ US Thematic Market Neutral Momentum index fell steeply, in it’s most violent move ever. Whilst the DJ […]

Our A.I.’s Stock-Picking August Realised Results

The A.I. assesses Econometric, Fundamental, Qualitative, Quantitative, Technical and Traditional data and, sentiment from documentation and news flow. Trade, FX, Ticker, Dates, P&L, Contribution Long, USD, AMZN, May28-Aug9, -1.18%, -0.03% Long, USD, ESNT, May28-Aug9, -2.1%, -0.02% Long, USD, LRCX, May28-Aug9, 8.73%, 0.09% Short, USD, MAC, May28-Aug9, 23.57% 0.69% Total Month Realised Return: 0.73% Net cumulative […]

WHY I CAN’T INVEST CLIENT MONEY IN BITCOIN

Bitcoin has a market capitalisation of approximately US $200bn with 24 hour trading 7 days a week, making it the perfect TRADING instrument. At present the value of mining a bitcoin, is sustained by the price of bitcoin, which is sustained by net new money into the market, which is sustained by……(insert your own ideas). […]

How AI will help you live forever then eat your lunch.

First Published In FOTT Family Office Magazine Beijing – June 2019 The Turing machine that broke the enigma code during WWII was the birth of Artificial Intelligence (AI). However since then, the adoption of AI has mainly been confined to the manufacturing, transportation and distribution sectors; with the rise of robots that build Japanese cars […]

Magna Carta, English Civil War, Y2K…….Brexit.

Originally Published Jun. 27, 2016 “We finally really did it…You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn You! God damn you all to hell!” Cry the Bremain supporters, EU politicians and FX and equity capital markets. The departing and presumptive British PMs suggests a period of calm negotiations before any change occurs. EU politicians and […]