Quantitative investing models can only go so far. They are limited to the data they have access to, which they use to predict future trends. When unexpected events occur, like the pandemic, it can throw these models for a loop.
The threat of cyber attacks has spiked in recent years. While it’s overall a threat and a concern, it does create demand for increased cybersecurity infrastructure. Today’s firm is part of that movement.
In addition to looking at aggregate Uniform Accounting data, we like to look at other indicators to have a holistic view of the market. Many equity investors fail to consider how the credit market and its signals can help us understand the stock market.
The medical industry has been an interesting one to invest in this year. Hospitals have been overwhelmed, but many elective procedures have been postponed this year. It’s difficult to paint the industry with a broad brush as a result.
During periods of crisis, people tend to stock up on essential goods. We saw this during the pandemic when toilet paper was worth its weight in gold. During natural disasters, people make a similar run on
Breakfast has long been considered the most important meal of the day by dieticians. As the pandemic has forced people to stay at home, people now have more time to consume a full breakfast in the morning. Today’s firm is one of the pillars
With the holiday shopping season here, it’s important to look at consumer credit health. Given how volatile this year has been, some investors are worried about how consumer credit could affect holiday shopping
Quantitative hedge funds have seen a boom in recent years as technology continues to advance. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have begun to take over the roles of many traditional hedge fund analysts.
Factor investing involves using quantifiable attributes to explain and drive differences in stock returns. It has taken off over the past decade as computer algorithms become more advanced and can handle more data.