We've long heard about how technology can be applied to traditional industries in order to make them better, faster, cheaper, more efficient or some other stated benefit. All too often, however, technology is applied to seemingly less important opportunities and those same traditional industries are left in their existing mire. So it is always cool to hear of an initiative which takes some cutting edgy technology approaches and repurposes the for more egalitarian means. A case in point is aWhere.
Why is it that both short-term and long-term trading strategies can work in the world of investing? How can it be that some people make money looking at short-term movements and others make a bundle taking the long view? Shouldn’t everybody be taking the same approach?