Adaptive deep learning empowers traders – Portware

Henri Waelbroeck, Portware “Looking at value-weighted results, we find that applying deep learning in alpha profiling can improve the five-year return of a fund…enough to move a typical large-cap fund 15% in peer rankings.” Portfolio Managers (PM) seek long-term returns, but the trader needs to execute over hours or days. Should I trade fast or slow? If the stock runs, should I chase or pull back? And vice-versa, if there is a price/size opportunity, should I take it or would I get run over by a freight train? Machine learning techniques can help a trader answer these questions – not as a crystal ball, but in a statistical sense. If one strategy is likely to result in a lower execution cost 60% of the times, using it can save the…


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