During the strong 2019 equity bull market when the S&P 500 gained 31.5%, hedge funds returned 8.4%, according to HFR (27% of upside). During the 1Q 2020 Coronavirus Crisis, when the S&P 500 fell -19.6%, hedge funds fell -5.9% (30% downside). The outstanding question is: have hedge funds achieved goal within portfolios and what strategies […]
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Neuberger Berman is launching a new FX-focused macro fund. The Neuberger Berman Macro Opportunities FX Fund aims to deliver positive returns of 5–6% in excess of cash per annum before fees, primarily by exploring relative value across G10 currencies. The firm says that the fund’s investment strategy is based on an established process, which has […]
The increasing use of AI technology is likely to create incumbent firms that dominate markets, said panellists at the Profit & Loss Forex Network New York conference. However, they also said it might not be the biggest firms in the markets today that become these incumbents.
“I think [AI] is changing the landscape quite a bit,” said Andrej Rusakov, a partner at Data Capital Management, a hedge fund that uses AI tools to develop trading strategies. “People who are missing the wave are going to be left behind, I don’t think there’s any question about it. I think that human day traders will be wiped out, if they’re not already.”
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have become buzzwords in financial services, but while this technology can be applied in finance in numerous ways to improve returns, it also has some significant limitations that market participants should be aware of.
This was the message from speakers at the Profit & Loss Forex Network New York conference, on a panel discussion titled “AI: Regular Quants with a Bigger Bazooka?”
“In my mind the biggest problem with machine learning in its application to finance is the problem of non-stationarity.