One Up On The Machine

It is the near future. The opportunities in financial markets are being ruled by computers. But there are some rare events where humans still have a chance.

Published: Sep 20, 2010

The financial markets generate a lot of number on a per second basis. There are people who have made it a profession to convert this information into trends, buy-sell signals, charts and pivot tables. Over the last 18 years of financial journalism, I have realised that every number has a story to tell. And these numbers as a trend normally never lie. I am forever looking for these trends.


Illustrations: Vivek Shinde




(This story appears in the 24 September, 2010 issue of Forbes India. You can buy our tablet version from To visit our Archives, click here.)

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