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5 star quant fund manager shares secret to his success [0.14]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 9:36 a.m. by Blog @ [source]

A few years ago my friend and co-author of the research paper Quantitative Value Investing in Europe: What Works for Achieving Alpha helped a small unknown fund in Spain develop an investment process based on all the best ideas we have found through our research and testing.

In the following years I analysed stocks and, with its methodology, beat the market more than 8% p.a.

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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. It is the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.

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'CLTL' On Inflows List [0.15]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

The PowerShares Treasury Collateral Portfolio had inflows of $80 million on Friday, July 28.

Net Flows ($, mm) AUM ($, mm) % of AUM U.S. Equity -463.07 1,700,970.27 -0.03% International Equity 370.86 700,138.95 0.05% U.S.

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ETF League Table As Of July 28, 2017 [0.04]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 4 a.m. by HOME @ [source]

 

When Risk is Not Rewarded [0.20]

Posted on July 31, 2017, 12:54 a.m. by A Wealth of Common Sense @ [source]

I remember reading The Accidental Billionaires just after it came out in 2009 or so and being blown away by the back story of how Facebook was founded (This is the book the movie Social Network was based on).

After reading about the drama surrounding the founding of the company in a Harvard dorm room I would never have guessed Facebook would so quickly grow to become one of the largest public companies in the world.

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Are you considering building an app for your business?

When you are building an app for your business, there shouldn’t be any compromises on quality.

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Weekly premium reports include a market recap with commentary, performance of selected large cap stocks and ETFs, technical analysis with unique indicators and directional probabilities based on machine learning.

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How To Promote [0.14]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 6 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

Which is why no one from the “Voice” has had any success and Bob Dylan is the most respected solo artist of the rock era. Quincy Jones went through eight hundred songs to find what ended up on “Thriller.” Michael Jackson has the fame, but without Q he’s not the King of Pop.

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Meet John Delaney [0.04]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 5:30 p.m. by The Reformed Broker @ [source]

Rep. John Delaney may not be the presidential candidate Democrats want.

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Meanwhile, as standalone robos have matured, they have turned to humans for help. The two main standalone robo-advisors, Wealthfront and Betterment, are flush with human talent – behind the scenes, on the portfolio construction side and even on the client-facing side.

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Meanwhile, as standalone robos have matured, they have turned to humans for help. The two main standalone robo-advisors, Wealthfront and Betterment, are flush with human talent – behind the scenes, on the portfolio construction side and even on the client-facing side.

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The Best Investment Writing [0.36]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 1:30 p.m. by The Big Picture @ [source]

I wanted to point you this morning towards an excellent compendium put together by Meb Faber, titled The Best Investment Writing. Its very easy to pick up, read a chapter, then put it down.

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Sunday links: endless capabilities [0.00]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 12:42 p.m. by Abnormal Returns @ [source]

 

The Presidency of Donald J. Trump has unleashed a barrage of potential changes to US economic policymaking and the economy.

The election of Donald J. Trump to the US Presidency on November 8, 2016 was unexpected.

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Ready Player One Trailer [0.47]

Posted on July 30, 2017, midnight by The Big Picture @ [source]

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The term “tail event” appears frequently in financial literature but in the last 14 years there have only been two such events in S&P 500 during an uptrend with daily returns of -6.6% and 4.4% both during the 2011 correction, while the rest have occurred at the bottom of the financial crisis.

Mean-reversion signals for short-term SPY traders are provided in our Mean Reversion report.

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Learning from 4 years of working independently [0.12]

Posted on July 29, 2017, 3:08 p.m. by Cuemacro @ [source]

I spent most of my career working on FX desks in banks. If you’re considering a career change from your job in a bank, hopefully, you’ll find some of the points below useful (or you might have questions about this too).

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This week, we sit down with Rich Barton, the Microsoft engineer who developed Expedia while working for Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer in the 1990s. Expedia was spun out of Microsoft, and while CEO Barton took it public, before it was eventually acquired by Barry Diller’s IAC.

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So far in this series, we’ve covered faulty benchmark construction, the wide array of fundamental drivers, and the critical importance of quality in cutting through the noise among micro cap stocks.

Thus far, we touched on quality themes like financial strength, earnings quality, and earnings growth to screen stocks out.

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Book Bits | 29 July 2017 [0.13]

Posted on July 29, 2017, 12:14 p.m. by The Capital Spectator @ [source]

Like many of us, Eisinger was perplexed and even infuriated by the utter lack of prosecution following the great financial crisis and recession. Fraud was rampant, with an obvious paper trail leading to senior management at various banks and brokers.

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