It’s Good to Have an Algo as a Friend.

On the 21st I was over 30% in cash and planning to stay there until after elections. Nothing that I learned in 10 years of graduate school or 50 years in this mashugana business would have gotten me back in the market. But then, an Algo I know, who has none of my fears and a lot more smarts than me, or the talking heads on TV, said: Go All in. She’s not right all the time, but better than me, is good enough for me.

About Frank Sortino

Frank Sortino is finance professor emeritus from San Francisco State University and Director of the Pension Research Institute which he founded in 1981. For 10 years he wrote a quarterly analysis of mutual funds for Pensions and Investments Magazine and he has written two books on the subject of Post Modern Portfolio Theory. He has been a featured speaker at many conferences in the U.S., Europe, South Africa, and the Pacific Basin. Dr. Sortino received his Ph.D in Finance from the University of Oregon and has carried out research projects with many institutions like Shell Oil, Netherlands and The City and County of San Francisco Retirement System.
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