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By Benjamin Shniper

“Quant” is short for quantitative analysis. It involves using stock data from many years, algorithms, computers and figuring out what maximizes investments or minimizes risk. If you are looking for financial advisory services from a quant who was trained in computer science, observe my portfolio. My personal financial returns, currently around 20% per year. My  Read more ➝

Scientifically Proven

By Benjamin Shniper

To the best of my knowledge and abilities, the 412 system has been scientifically proven over the last 5 years. There was a hypothesis, that high value stocks can be found through an algorithm, which would beat the market. There was over 3 dozen tests on backtests, forward tests, and side-by-side tests. Each test could  Read more ➝

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By Benjamin Shniper

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STOCK PICKS FOR AUGUST The 412 algorithm identifies stocks, and some friends give the thumbs up or down on each. At the end, you will see the list of stocks used for my personal financial investment. As of 9/25, the results are here: Confirmed by others HSON +0% seems ok BBW seems ok XELB +15%  Read more ➝

We can measure anything. According to Doug Hubbard, author of “How to measure Anything” there are methods and more methods out there for measuring whatever we wish to measure. We take surveys, have a vote, get estimates by experts, or just count. Does a thing have an effect on you or your company but is  Read more ➝

Some forms of trading out there may drive you mad, and your portfolio either sky high or to zero. Short selling means you will buy a stock and “lend” it to some other fellow. You are sure the stock is overvalued and will drop soon, so you lend that stock to somebody else and wait  Read more ➝

As you can see on the “Live results page”, the 412 Investments strategy is doing 21% per year as of August, 2018. This long term investment strategy was developed using the latest technology circa 2013, neural nets, bayesian evaluation, and evolutionary algorithms. It was trained on data gathered from online XML using a system developed  Read more ➝

That is the wrong question. A fraud is a person. It is not a system, or a specific script, or a scheme, or a lie. Remember the key difference between the “who” and the “what.” Who your investment strategies are with, and who they invest with in turn, will determine whether you get scammed or  Read more ➝