AI, IA and AM

AI, IA and AM

AI, IA and AM: Robots for Asset Managers Everybody has heard about Artificial Intelligence, or A.I. However for asset managers I.A., or Intelligence Augmentation, is far more important. A.I. has long been part of the public consciousness, more due to Sci-Fi than...
Robo-Advisors – Almost There

Robo-Advisors – Almost There

Robo-Advisors, 2/3rds of the way there… It’s 2018, Robo-cop doesn’t yet exist, but Robo-Advisors are very much ‘in’. And it’s not hard to see why. Businesses like US-based Wealthfront and UK-based Nutmeg promise to build anyone a portfolio that suits their risk...
Asset Management and Innovation

Asset Management and Innovation

Asset Management and the struggle with innovation I saw the cartoon above on LinkedIn a while back, and I’ve been thinking about what’s going through the minds of the team dragging the box: not least because they remind me of how it sometimes is when you work in...
Why Size Matters

Why Size Matters

Why Size Matters In my 20 years trading in financial markets I watched my fellow traders both make and lose a lot of money on behalf of their clients. Often the same traders who would pull off a series of wins would be the same ones who soon afterwards suffered a...