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Treasure Hunting in the 21st Century: Seeking Alpha in the Infinite Ocean of Data

July 27, 2015 Comments (0)           

By Igor Tulchinsky
Many investors rely on traditional research to drive their investment decisions, diving deep into the financial histories and management practices of a relatively small number of companies. As long as such research is able to derive unique insight/an advantage, the best practitioners of this rigorous, time-tested and time-intensive discipline will continue to earn above-market returns.
But by some estimates, seventy percent of total trade volume is now driven and executed...