Drop the Convenient “HFT” / “Algorithm” / “Fed” Boogeyman … Or Not?

Posted on Sep 15 2016 - 1:03pm by Dan

“Conspiracies will always appear … when you are actively searching for them.” – Personal Mantra

Today, marks the anniversary of Lehman Brothers filing for bankruptcy.  

At the same time, a few folks have asked how we are approaching the upcoming FOMC announcement.

As always … just our thoughts … not yours ….

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2 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. newlife September 16, 2016 at 12:21 am - Reply

    For the sake of clarification, you say you don’t predict which I think I get, but is it possible that non-predictive is misinterpreted by some as being always without bias?

    Because obviously you have a directional or another kind of bias concerning certain stocks or markets at times.

    If I’m understanding you correctly,it is a but nuanced in terms of how you look at and act in markets , but there is a difference between bias and prediction.

    • Dan September 16, 2016 at 7:49 am - Reply

      Perhaps that could be their confusion. But this is pretty industry standard stuff / terms (which as you know, I like to expose people to 🙂 ) … Millennium Management, heck, Bridgestone themselves are BUILT upon that idea.

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