Our Research

The world does not need yet another market commentator. Our tools are designed to help investors along their investment journey

  • Signals: Trend reversal signals (Bull/Bear) on equity indices, Forex and government bonds
  • Trading systems: simple steps from concept, back tests to auto-trade
  • Money management: bet sizing algorithms, money/risk management tools
  • Psychology: research and practical tools on habit formation
  • Topics: discussions on the industry, trends

What are some of the best techniques for selecting stocks to short?

What are some of the best techniques for selecting stocks to short? by Laurent Bernut Answer by Laurent Bernut: Two parts: let’s start with stuff that does not work and end with stuff that works. Part 1: stuff that does not work High short interest: Short interest and/or borrow utilisation is a function of supply […]

How do I get better at trading?

How do I get better at trading? by Laurent Bernut Answer by Laurent Bernut: “Hope is a mistake”, Mad Max, post apocalyptic road poet. 3 declinations of the same principles: process A. Trading edge is not a pretty story , trading edge is a number Every strategy ever traded boils down to this formula: Gain expectancy […]

Should naked short selling be illegal?

Should naked short selling be illegal? by Laurent Bernut Answer by Laurent Bernut: Let’s leave the adorable legal answers from “investors” aside for one minute and let’s think about what would happen if naked short selling was legal A. Price discovery and price equilibrium Many issues are un-shortable because there is no borrow available. It […]

Products & Solutions

Our tools are eminently practical. They are designed to seamlessly integrate with investors workflows.

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Our Commitment

Master traders are not smarter, they have smarter trading habits. We are committed to helping market participants build smarter trading habits.

Our Experience

Laurent Bernut, Founder & CEO of ASC, has worked in the alternative investment space at Fidelity Investments, Rockampton, and Ward Ferry, for 14 years. For the past 8 years at Fidelity, his mandate as a dedicated short seller was to underperform the longest bear market in modern history: Japan equities.
We have:
  • 14 years experience in the alternative space, trading equities, options and Forex
  • experience generating alpha over 8 years as a short seller
  • developed risk management systems for portfolios
  • developed algorithmic strategies on multiple platforms
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