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British Pound Sterling Flash Crash and the Rise of Machine Intelligence (AI)

Currencies / British Pound Oct 07, 2016 - 04:43 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Currencies

Apparently a computer algorithm (dumb AI) crashed sterling during the night, dropping it by about 10% before it mostly recovered but still remains 2% down from where it started. Whilst the media is focused on which person or group of persons could be behind the flash crash, however all are failing to comprehend the bigger picture of what this and other flash crashes represent, computer algorithms / AI's with the ability to bring our civilisation to a juddering halt literally within minutes as my forth coming series of videos on AI mega-trend investing will seek to illuminate how to profit form, because dumb AI's will within a matter of a few short years be starting to exceed human intelligence.


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Nadeem Walayat has over 25 years experience of trading derivatives, portfolio management and analysing the financial markets, including one of few who both anticipated and Beat the 1987 Crash. Nadeem's forward looking analysis focuses on UK inflation, economy, interest rates and housing market. He is the author of five ebook's in the The Inflation Mega-Trend and Stocks Stealth Bull Market series that can be downloaded for Free.

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Nadeem is the Editor of The Market Oracle, a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication that presents in-depth analysis from over 1000 experienced analysts on a range of views of the probable direction of the financial markets, thus enabling our readers to arrive at an informed opinion on future market direction. http://www.marketoracle.co.uk

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