FinBook: Literary content as digital commodity

Authors: Rory Gianni, Hadi Mehrpouya, Dave Murray-Rust, Bettina Nissen, Shaune Oosthuizen, Chris Speed, Kate Symons
Keywords: Economics, Markets, Agency, Distribution, Publishing
First 100 words: This short essay explains the significance of the FinBook intervention, and invites the reader to participate. We have associated each chapter within this book with a financial robot (FinBot), and created a market whereby book content will be traded with financial securities. As human labour increasingly consists of unstable and uncertain work practices and as algorithms replace people on the virtual trading floors of the worlds markets, we see members of society taking advantage of FinBots to invest and make extra funds. Bots of all kinds are making financial decisions for us, searching online on our behalf to help us...

Behaviour

Change saved. Effect takes 24 hours.

Portfolio & Trading

Total Returns Benchmark Returns Alpha Beta Sharpe Sortino Volatility Max Drawdown
-1.51% 11.1% -0.00 -0.14 -0.65 -0.93 0.03 -3.51%
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Monthly returns

Returns 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
January 20170.008N/AN/AN/A
February 2017-0.0092N/AN/AN/A
March 20170.01880.0176N/AN/A
April 2017-0.00130.0082N/AN/A
May 2017-0.01190.0054N/AN/A
June 2017-0.0081-0.0212-0.0039N/A
July 2017-0.0034-0.0233-0.0152N/A
August 2017-0.0074-0.0187-0.0134N/A
September 2017-0.0006-0.0112-0.0321N/A

Current positions

TickerQuantityPriceValue
ACN-149$128.36($19,125.64)
CGW215$33.08$7,112.20
CIBR1134$20.93$23,734.62
ERUS-378$30.76($11,627.28)
EZU-20$41.74($834.80)
FONE484$48.50$23,475.45
FXB139$124.61$17,320.79
IEUR158$47.79$7,550.82
LIT-1832$32.62($59,758.01)
ROBO660$36.12$23,839.20
SNSR1307$18.23$23,826.61
TAN-1663$21.34($35,488.42)
WEAR1019$17.17$17,499.29
WOOD163$62.17$10,133.71
Cash- -- -$466,907.23

Total value: total:$494,565.77

Total value: total:$494,565.77