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Exchange-Traded Fund Strategy

Financial advisors and investors use a variety of algorithmic trading strategies to reap returns for their clients. Different strategies are used depending on the goals of the client and what the financial advisor wants to achieve. Some of these strategies produce long-term results while others provide short-term results. However, all of these strategies have commonalities. One being that they can…

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Factor-Based Investing Algorithmic Trading Strategy

Algorithmic trading strategies are used by financial advisors, investors, and traders to quickly execute orders when stocks reach a certain price. Computers are programmed with specific metrics and alert the trader when those metrics are detected. While there are a variety of algorithmic trading strategies used, they all share particular traits. One trait they share is the fact that they…

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The Mean Reversion Strategy

Using computer programs to trade quickly based on specific criteria, algorithmic trading helps financial advisors and investors execute orders fast when a particular stock reaches a desired price or drops below a specific price. The criteria can be based on a variety of aspects including stock prices or certain market conditions. There are many different algorithmic trading strategies that are…

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Momentum Investing 101

Algorithmic trading, simply put, uses computers that are programmed to take specific steps in response to the market data it is receiving. There are many algorithmic trading strategies that are used for a variety of reasons by financial advisors and investors who are looking for portfolio returns while taking risk out of the equation. Some of the strategies are focused…

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Most Common Reasons Financial Adivsory Businesses Fail

Owning your own financial advising business is a challenge. It comes with struggles that you have to face on a daily basis, but there are also more significant, underlying issues that can drive a practice right into the ground. Whether you’ve owned your financial advisory practice for years or you’re just getting started, the last thing that you want is…

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Great Books for Every Financial Advisor

The resources available to financial advisors and the continuous process of learning is something that we have spent some time focusing on. Thus far, we’ve spent some time looking into podcasts and documentaries that are highly recommended for financial advisors. In today’s blog post, we are going to cover a few books that are absolutely fantastic for financial advisors. If…

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Which Market Trends You Need to Be Concerned With

The finance industry is a challenging one to keep up with. When you’re working with the money of your clients, one thing is for sure — you need to stay on top of every little change. Even though providing financial guidance to your clients is your job, it can be extremely challenging to provide them with the very best advice…

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Ways to Increase Your Client Numbers

Increasing client numbers is something that businesses both old and new are constantly working towards. As a financial advisor, it can be easy to feel as though there is a shortage of new clients in your area, but that’s simply not the case.  If you’re looking for ways to increase the number of people that are visiting your practice for…

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How to Talk to Your Clients About Money

Money is a sensitive topic for some people to talk about, but when you’re a financial advisor, you need to be able to communicate clearly and openly about finances — even when your client is a little bit nervous or uncomfortable. In today’s blog post, the team at Alpha Droid is going to cover a few tips to help you…

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Ways to Boost Your Financial Advisory Business

Whether you’re a financial advisory business that has been around for years or you’re a new practice that’s just getting started, bringing in new customers and putting your business out there is a must. In today’s blog, the team at Alpha Droid is going to talk about a few of the things that you can do to boost your financial…

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