David Aferiat | Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Trade Ideas LLC

David Aferiat, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Trade Ideas LLC

David brings more than 20 years of experience in trading, consulting, software, utilities, capital markets, and consumer product industries. Working with senior officers and key decision makers in the boardroom, finance, HR, marketing and trading functions, he has advised both public and privately held companies with revenues ranging from $20 million to $14 billion. Work at Trade-Ideas taps experience in business development, customer acquisition and retention, corporate strategy as well as energy trading and marketing. David holds dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and French from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.

In 15 years, Trade Ideas has grown to over 50,000 accounts in 19 different countries. Hedge funds, Asset Managers, Institutions, Online Brokers and direct-access traders use the software as a premier idea generation, risk management, and decision support tool.


TSC 2018 - DAY 2 @ 10:10

AI in trading and investing – debating the risks, rewards and reality of robo-advisors and artificial intelligence in capital markets

  • AI & your investment strategy – the advantages and disadvantages of trading on probability and using AI to enhance your investment strategy
  • Markets for machines – how will increased usage of machine learning and AI alter market dynamics? 
  • Fiduciary rule fallout – how the new financial investment rules for advisors to act in their clients’ best interest impact robo-advisors?
  • AI-associated risks – what risks should financial firms be aware of as smart machines become more fundamental in modern markets? Do the biggest risks lie in man’s misuse of technology or machine learning techniques themselves? 

TSC 2018 - DAY 2 @ 13:50

AI & market analysis – leveraging machine-driven insights to guide investment decision making

40-minute interactive roundtable discussion

TSC 2018 Seminar Agenda - Day 2 @ 12:30

Enhancing market outcomes with actionable intelligence

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