Quant Profits in Market
The Financial Times has reported on how hedge funds using powerful computers have made huge profits following trends during the recent market turmoil. They profit by predicting which way the market is moving. They have probably accelerated the large up and down market fluctuations. This year they are having their best year since the 2008 financial crisis. They have benefitted particularly from trades in bonds, energy, and commodities. One of the industry's leaders said that this year the trends are clearer.