EquBot Insights

AI and Big Data Primer

Introduction In recent years Artificial Intelligence (AI) has rarely been far from the headlines and its influence now reaches into nearly every aspect of our day to day lives. Many experts believe we are at the start of the fourth industrial revolution , where AI,...

What is AI and what does it have to do with my portfolio?

  Like many innovative technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) has moved through multiple stages of usability, public understanding and media hype. It’s going to save the world… it’s going to destroy the world… it’s going to make chess-playing humans obsolete…...

How Will AI Impact the Future of Asset Management?

It is difficult to understate how disruptive artificial intelligence (AI) will be, and in many ways already has been, to the asset management industry. Put simply, AI’s ability to parse billions of pieces of data including new alternative data, allows for the...

Election 2020 and Covid Insights

Election Insights: 1. Market is pricing in a democratic win. 2. Low cost health care solutions like Cerner (CERN) and EHealth (EHTH) are expected to gain positive attention with a democratic win. 3. Clean Energy solutions are expected to get positive attention with a...

How AI is Disrupting the Investment Industry

The following text is from a response from the EquBot leadership team to the media on AI Investing Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to build its presence across global industries so its progression into the asset management sector is only a matter of time....

Artificial Intelligence Backtesting Strategies

The Roadblocks of AI Backtesting The following text is from a response from the EquBot leadership team to the media on AI backtesting Institutional investors must satisfy various manager selection criteria before funding a new strategy. Historical investment track...

AI & ETFs – Myths & Realities

From self-driving cars to cognitive robots, artificial intelligence (AI) is seemingly everywhere these days. It’s increasingly found in the investment world as well, embedded in hedge fund strategies and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) among other products. As these...