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December 15, 2017 |
Avoid Being the Emotional Investor

It wasn’t that long ago that computing power grew to such a level that it enabled the “Moneyball” era, a reference to modern statistical analysis used in baseball to identify the most valuable players.  Can this approach work in predicting financial market outcomes?

In baseball, the decisions made based on a player’s statistics are unlikely to alter the player’s success.  However, in financial markets, the actions of humans and machines (artificial intelligence) do impact market results.  New data and interpretations emerge every day to tempt and challenge investors.  Having a disciplined process is critical to long-term investment success, avoiding the Siren’s song of the latest news headline.