Understand emerging markets opportunities and the American Century advantage.
By Tal Sansani - November 2018
Quarterly earnings conference calls are highly choreographed. Corporate executives frame financial results and future expectations in a positive light while investment analysts question these carefully parsed statements, attempt to read between the lines and use the new information to update their views of the company.
A silent listener has joined the discussions, a newcomer that without asking a single question is able to digest every word, take meticulous notes and quickly generate a detailed report. Meet your new Robo-Analyst.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the investment management industry and helping investors make better decisions by detecting meaningful relationships across volumes of complex data sources. The emergence of the Robo-Analyst on conference calls is just one example of this larger trend signifying a natural evolution and convergence of data, technology and investment competition.
Learn how American Century Investments’ Robo-Analyst leverages natural language processing and psycholinguistics to analyze the nuanced speaking patterns of conference call participants that may signal underlying challenges within the company.
November 2018: Investment Viewpoints
Sr. Client Portfolio Manager Laura Granger discusses ways to find growth opportunities outside the U.S. in a decelerating growth environment.
Economic activity around the world is softening, which Sr. Portfolio Manager Brent Puff believes could make finding future growth more challenging.
In 2019, we are seeing emerging markets investors focusing more on the bottom up—for stocks that will outperform—and less on just headline news.
Learn about how artificial intelligence is scaling investment decisions and changing the investment management industry all together.
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