Algorithmic Trading: Wisdom Of The Crowd vs. Algorithmic Trading

“One of the biggest advantages of algorithmic trading is the ability to remove human emotion from the markets, as trades are constrained within a set of predefined criteria. This is an advantage because humans trading are susceptible to emotions that lead to irrational decisions. The two emotions that lead to poor decisions that algorithmic traders aren’t susceptible to are fear, and greed.”

“Advantages of Algorithmic Trading,” NASDAQ


  • What is the wisdom of the crowd?
  • How can the crowd misdirect investors?
  • How does algorithmic trading address the dangers of “following the herd”?

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Algorithmic Trading Software – Empower Your Investment With AI

This algorithmic trading software article was written by Erica McGillicuddy, Analyst at I Know First.


  • Algorithmic trading software automatically takes a variety of factors into account to determine what stocks to buy and sell
  • Algorithmic trading software platforms such as Quantopian help users learn about writing algorithms, and give them a variety of tools including the ability to backtest
  • I Know First indicators can contribute to an algorithm so that it accounts for traditional stock statistics as well as I Know First algorithmic forecasts

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Building An AI-Based Algorithmic Trading Strategy

I Know First Research Team LogoThis article was written by the I Know First Research Team.


  • Algorithmic trading has long been seen as something too cryptic and demanding for retail investors and traders.
  • However, recent advances in machine learning and increasing computer literacy are changing the tide.
  • Using AI predictions as part of the code, retail traders can build their own algorithms capable of beating the market.

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