System addicts: a look at systematic trading

Systematic trading


Over the past decade hedge funds have come to embody the pursuit of ideas and innovation in the investment sector. Hedge fund managers found ways to free themselves from the historical constraints that tied investment returns to market performance.

The concept of absolute returns has changed the rules of the investment business and made hedge funds an important component of almost every sophisticated investment portfolio.

But, until recently, the advances in one corner of the hedge fund world have