1. 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…Read More

  2. 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 can all b…Read More

  3. 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 use…Read More

  4. 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 on long-term returns while o…Read More

  5. 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 for your company to fail.  In today’s…Read More

  6. 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 you're looking for a li…Read More

  7. 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 when you’re not sure which market trends you need to be concerned w…Read More

  8. 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 financial advisory services, today's blog is for you. The te…Read More

  9. 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 communicate better with your clients about their money. From helping them get…Read More

  10. Tips for Opening Your Own Financial Firm – Part 1

    Choosing to open your own financial firm is a big decision. In our last blog post, we touched on a few of the benefits of starting your own financial advisory practice. Though the benefits that we covered are legitimate advantages of starting your own practice, it’s important to note that it’s not something you can do overnight. Being able to be your own boss is a fantastic opportunity, but yo…Read More