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Running Alpha Introduces ComfortShares (TM) Portfolio Indexing Methodology: Shrinking the Gap between Individual Investor and Fund Manager Performance

Toronto, CA June 11th, 2017

Serving as a passionate quantitative portfolio indexing practitioner and principal of the research intelligence and advisory firm, Running Alpha, Efrem Hoffman is actively engaged in developing an exciting new FinTech product, to be called ComfortShares (TM) that will also be the first ETF factor product that will address performance on a new anxiety-adjusted dimension and axis of change — the challenge of shrinking the gap between individual investor returns and fund performance.

The goal is to re-align the business alpha of both smart beta and active alpha managers with individual investor alpha, by not only targeting organic portfolio insurance against emotional and cognitive biases that get in the way of decision-making during episodes of volatility and draw-down, but also offering 360 degree protection during tranquil, low VIX market climates that display frequent episodes of flickering and unusual uncertainty.

The secret sauce lies not only in our proprietary quantitative metrics for constructing portfolios that exploit uncertainty for competitive advantage — via leveraging the collateral benefits of naturally occurring asymmetric sentiment and price feedback mechanisms embedded in the network effects of human and machine perceptions and marketplace interactions —

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FinTech Finalist, Running Alpha Launching DarkSight Technology for Capital Market Trend Intelligence

by efrem on Thursday May 5, 2016 at 7:56 pm EST | Tags: , , , ,

Benzinga FinTech Finalist, Running Alpha, is launching Capital Market Trends next week, a premium alpha idea discovery platform for showcasing highly scalable and actionable investment and trading opportunities —

Powered by a unique and proprietary Sentiment-Aware mathematical physics framework that has a multi-decade history of extracting trading opportunities at the forefront of tomorrow’s most impactful and influential price trends and volatility events —

events that have over 95% expectation of sustaining bullish or bearish price persistence over multi-time-line intervals.

Running Alpha employs its proprietary DarkSight Technology to reveal the minimum length of the risk-on and risk-off opportunity intervals. So unlike even today’s most advanced sentiment intelligence solution providers, Running Alpha goes beyond pigeon-holing opportunities into fixed holding period or time frames.

Markets are dynamic, and just because a statistical backtest showed that a specific time frame had a more favorable performance curve, does not mean that the groups of highly interacting decision-makers and their forward-looking versions, that are relevant to market dynamics today and tomorrow respectively, are the same ones that history has favored.

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