FinFolio Adds Gravity Investments as Portfolio Management Software Platform Client

FinFolio announced today that it has been selected as the portfolio management software provider for Gravity Investments, a digital advice provider. FinFolio’s investment management software platform is designed to download, report and trade on portfolio management data for large investment advisory practices. FinFolio has been deployed to Gravity’s platform and is now in general use…

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Is WFOOSMPBT acronym worthy?

A backtest has about as much credibility with professional investors as claims of sure things and guarantees. However, a backtest is an incredibly useful research tool….if it is done right. If it is done wrong, as most are, it gives a false sense of confidence or worse, is used irreverently. When done right a BackTest…

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Robo Advisors and Artificial Intelligence

Robo Advisor technology is catching on. A few days ago, the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates announced it is starting a new artificial Intelligence unit.  Ray Dalio did not build a centibillion dollar management complex being stupid. One of the former project leads for IBM’s Watson is leading the team.  IBM Watson received some…

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Robo Advisor Fees & Purpose?

Like many of you, I have been keeping an eye out there on the Robo Advisor movement. They say that Robo Advisors will be putting some pressure on fees. This may be true. Who Cares?  What is the value? What is it worth?  Here is what I am wondering.  Is Gravity Capital Partners the only…

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Diversfication Returns and Diversification Alpha™

Just like Deion Sanders on the field, diversification goes both ways. Most investors intuit the benefit of defensive diversification, but diversification can play offense, too. The defensive ability of diversification to protect capital is a function of the non-correlation and is available to all investors in any strategy. Diversification as a proactive strategy is comparable…

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True Diversification® view on marketing timing

Gravity believes that market timing has a place in the portfolio construction process and that market timing is often misunderstood and misused. Attempting to apply timing to the overall portfolio on an all-in basis is quite dangerous and largely unproven as a successful strategy over longer periods of time. This is the typical approach demonized…

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