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

The game of two halves: an elegant two-step process designed to cut losers, run winners, while maintaining conviction

In every hospital around the world, there is an unwritten rule: surgeons should not operate on their own children. There is no such thing as professional detachment when it comes to your own child. In the investment realm however, market participants are consistently asked to defend their convictions, but also expected to be surgical about their […]

Amygdala and the neurophysiology of Greed and Fear

Going into a combat mission without an exit plan is suicide. In fact, the only soldiers who never bother with exit plans are kamikaze. On the other hand, market participants routinely enter positions without a clear exit plan. The problem is that as soon as we enter a position, our emotions impair our ability to make rational […]

3 reasons why selling futures is a not a hedge to the Long book

In the Long/Short equity space, managers find it difficult to find “good shorts”. So, they resort to selling futures in order to reduce the net exposure (Long – Short exposures). With low net exposure, volatility comes down, VAR is apparently low, so it is possible to leverage up again; problem solved, or not ? Selling futures solves only […]

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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