1. How To Construct An Ideal Risk-Adjusted Portfolio

    Portfolio management is much more than making a bunch of decisions about investments — it is an art. To be more in depth, portfolio management is the art of making the correct, risk-adjusted, investment decisions that fit an investor or advisors specific time horizon. Just like with any art, in order to achieve the best results, portfolio management takes time, patience, and experience. For fina…Read More

  2. When Should Investors Rebalance Their Portfolios?

    For investors that are hoping to achieve long-term investment success, it is essential that they maintain the right mixture of assets in their portfolio. Over time, some investments will go up in value, while others go down. In order to prevent owning too much of some securities and not enough of others, many professional investors are rebalancing their client’s or their personal investment port…Read More

  3. A Beginners Guide to Algorithmic Trading

    The term ‘algorithmic’ has blossomed into a word that seems to be popping up everywhere these days. We see the term used in relation search engines, spreadsheets, and now the financial industry. In stock trading, algorithmic trading — also referred to as algo trading, automated trading, or robo trading is becoming a popular trend in the industry. In this blog, we will be taking a closer look…Read More

  4. Advisor Tips For Managing (And Fulfilling) Client Expectations

    As a financial advisor, there are many difficult aspects of the financial planning industry, and managing client expectations is often one of the most difficult — and usually most frustrating. Although most advisors serve clients who are generally reasonable when they lose value in their investments, there are certainly clients who express their frustration either face-to-face, over the phone, o…Read More

  5. Common Types of Algorithmic Trading Strategies

    The term algorithmic trading refers to any trading activity carried out with the help of an automated computer system. It refers to a number of approaches to both trading and investing. While there are various approaches to algorithmic trading, they all share certain traits. One trait they share is that they can all be reduced to a set of rules.  Another, these approaches are almost always based …Read More

  6. An Investor’s Ultimate Guide To Bear and Bull Markets

    As many investors know, a stock market trend is very unpredictable. The stock market is constantly fluctuating, swinging back and forth, leaving investors and advisors with either market gains or market losses. With an ever-changing market, it is up to investors to take advantage of a trend. A successful advisor or investor will know how to play and ride with the market trend. When it comes to mar…Read More

  7. Are There Season Patterns In Stock Markets

    Just like with almost everything people do, trading also has a seasonal cycle component to it. Seasonality, while challenging to explain, can be used to a traders advantage. Defined as the repetitive and predictable movement around the trend like, short-, mid-, and long-term traders alike can put seasonality to good use. If you have been in the investment game for a while, you have likely heard th…Read More

  8. An Advisors Guide To Building Client Trust

    When customers and clients are in need of a service provider, whether an automotive mechanic, a family doctor, or a babysitter, trust plays an essential role in setting up rapport. Just as trust is important for other service providers, it is just as important — if not even more so — when it comes to choosing a financial advisor.  In fact, studies have shown that clients think of trustworthin…Read More

  9. An Advisors Guide To Time Management

    The financial advising profession is one that requires both proactive and reactive activities. Often times, a good portion of an advisors day is spent performing reactive tasks. Advisors react to client meetings, market moves, phone calls and emails, and many other things that can be a distraction and make advisors feel powerless. In fact, it is common for financial advisors to often feel this way…Read More

  10. Six Marketing Strategy Rules For Financial Advisors

    Working as a financial planner or financial advisor brings enough challenges as is, but when it comes to marketing strategies it is easy for mistakes to be made. Marketing strategies need to be executed correctly in order to be effective. At AlphaDroid, we have helped planners by creating an asset allocation software that helps financial planners and advisors with their work. AlphaDroid’s algori…Read More