Let’s picture the stock market 30 years ago: Let’s picture it now: Like many other areas now, the investment market has changed immensely with the help of technology. There is a new overlord- investment algorithms, which now complete about 90% of all trade in developed countries. But, what exactly are these so-called “algos”? What can they do? Why are they super smart? Buckle up people, we are about to find out! The Dawn of Algos Since the financial crisis of 2008, the stock market has changed not just through regulations, new entrants, and shifts of power, but also through the incredible…...
John DeCleene Whilst having spent a lot of his life in Asia, John DeCleene has lived and studied all over the world - including spells in Hong Kong, Mexico, The U.S. and China. He graduated with a BA in Political Science from Tulane University in 2016.
Fluent in English and proficient in Mandarin and Spanish, he can communicate and connect with most of the world’s population too, and this certainly helped John as he gained work experience interning for the U.S.-Taiwan Business counsel in Washington D.C. as an investment analyst and then working alongside U.S. Senator Robert P. Casey of Pennsylvania as a legislative intern. He subsequently worked as a business analyst for a mutual fund in Singapore, where his passion for travel and aptitude for creating connections between opportunities and ideas was the perfect intersection of natural ability and experience, spending his time travelling between Cambodia, Hong Kong, and China investigating and discovering untapped investment opportunities.
John is a fund manager for OCIM’s fintech fund, and currently progressing towards becoming a CFA charter holder. He loves to travel for business and pleasure, having visited 38 countries (including North Korea); he represents the new breed of global citizen for the 21st century.