Look Out Below! The Robo-Traders Have Gone Ursine

Investors have started to shake off last year’s steep losses, helping markets regain some ground in 2019. But the robots are still almost uniformly bearish.

Trend-following investment strategies—a computer-based way of trading that has become a major force in some markets—have gone from bullish to bearish to a degree not seen in a decade, according to an analysis of algorithms that buy or sell based on asset-price momentum.

 

 

 

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/computer-models-to-investors-short-everything-11547038800?mod=hp_lead_pos4

 

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