Amazon researcher builds AI stock picker with hedge fund founder – The Australian Financial Review

An Amazon Echo Dot. In tests, John Alberg, co-founder of hedge fund firm Euclidean Technologies, and Zachary Lipton, a researcher at Amazon.com’s AI lab, generated 17.1 per cent annualised returns from their technique, compared with 14.4 per cent using a standard statistical model. by Jeremy Kahn A hedge fund manager and a computer scientist have found […]

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Chicago agricultural commodities settle lower on rising end stocks – Xinhua

Video PlayerClose CHICAGO, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains closed lower on Tuesday as an updated report raised end stocks of wheat and soybeans in 2017/18. The most active corn contract for March delivery fell 1.25 cents, or 0.36 percent, to settle at 3.4775 dollars per bushel. March wheat delivery went […]

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Real Estate Investor 2018 Market Outlook – HuffPost

2018 is shaping up to be a very interesting year for the housing market overall. The elephant in the room going into the holiday season is the reconciliation of the House and Senate tax reform bills. The mortgage interest deduction is getting a lot of attention, but according to the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, there […]

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Bitcoin: Commodity or Currency? – Daniels Trading

The ascension of Bitcoin into the financial mainstream has brought a new asset class known as cryptocurrencies into the spotlight. Functioning as exclusively digital forms of money, cryptocurrencies facilitate both commerce and trade through the implementation of advanced blockchain technology. This versatility fosters differing views pertaining to their classification as either commodities or currencies. As […]

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Waiting for the Fed's Decision: The Reaction of Precious Metals – Market Realist

Waiting for the Fed’s Decision: The Reaction of Precious Metals PART 1 OF 5 By Meera Shawn  | Dec 12, 2017 3:20 pm EST The Fed’s decision The US dollar, depicted by the Dollar Index (or DXY) fell marginally on Monday, December 11, 2017, by 0.04%, ending up at 93.9. Although the US dollar has […]

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Navitas Capital Closes Second Venture Capital Fund, at $60M – FinSMEs (blog)

Navitas Capital, a Beverly Hills, CA-based venture capital fund focused on early-stage technology investments for the real estate and construction industries, closed its second fund, at $60M in LP commitments. Limited partners included DivcoWest, JLL, Equity Residential and Saint-Gobain. Co-Founded by Travis Putnam and James Pettit, who have been joined by Managing Partner Gary Dillabough, […]

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Hedge Funds Flock to Broker That Embraced Bitcoin Futures Early – Fortune

A London-based brokerage is going where many large banks fear to tread — and it’s paying off. ED&F Man Capital Markets, a $14.2 billion company, has signed agreements with 35 hedge funds, family offices and proprietary-trading firms to help them buy and sell bitcoin futures and is in talks with at least a half dozen […]

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