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Taking the Emotions Out of Investing

Should you let a computer choose your investments?

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This story appears in the October 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Lately, a lot has been written about quant funds and how computers can do a better job than humans in selecting stocks for a fund's portfolio. However, be wary, because not all quant funds are the same, and humans write the computer programs, after all.

To keep things simple, there are three things investors need to know about quant funds: what they are, how they are managed and to whom they are best suited.

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