Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
31st July 2018 - 1 min read

butterwire powers on as quant funds performance sags

As the FT recently reported, quant funds haven't had a good start of the year. Indeed, the backdrop for stock-picking has been steadily deteriorating these past 6 months.

In contrast to quant funds, the global stocks suggested by butterwire continued to deliver value to its users.


Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
29th May 2018 - 2 min read

The Value of Active Investing

The Italian stock market rout illustrates the real value of active investing

One of the main advantages of active investing, which consists of carefully selecting a small number of securities for your equity portfolio, is that you only need to be lucky with what you can know something about, notably the companies whose shares you decide to buy.


Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
28th May 2018 - 5 min read
Paul Sinclair
Paul Sinclair
 

Mindless Passive Investing

The good times of mindless passive investing are over. Time to get truly active.

Simple, passive investing is both intellectually convenient and a successful strategy over the past few years. But does this make it a fundamentally sound long-term one, would you buy a broken clock just because you happen to look at it on exactly one of the two times in the day when it happens to be right?


Raphael Fiorentino
Raphael Fiorentino
18th May 2018 - 4 min read

Cyborg Investing

Active cyborg investors have edge on the passive robos.

Unlike its Artificial Intelligence sibling, Augmented Intelligence supports rather than threatens (human) investment advisors and managers.

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