RCM Alternatives Blog: White Papers

05 Jan 2021

10 Most Popular Blog Posts in 2020

In our annual blog piece, we’ve pulled the 10 most popular blog posts (& 1 whitepaper) that resonated with our readers this year. 2020 was quite literally the year to write home about. Between all-time high VIX numbers, to the corona-crash, we faithfully covered it all and brought you readers some important pieces to consume […]

27 Jul 2020

So, you want a Risk Parity investment?

Special purpose acquisition companies, volatility arbitrage, black box AI. There’s no shortage of complexity in the alternative investment space. Which is perhaps why “All Weather” Risk Parity strategies have grabbed the attention of the institutional investor ilk; and started to leak into the mainstream investor mindset. Even robo-advisor Wealthfront offered a (rather misguided [1]) risk […]

09 May 2019

Quants, Algos, and AI

A recent graphic by Tractica shows that over $7.5 Billion dollars is forecasted to be spent on Algorithmic trading strategy improvement via AI in the next 10 years. Wow! That’s a lot of quants in the world’s payroll. What exactly is a quant?  How do algorithms (algos) fit in? And what does Artificial Intelligence have […]