The Risks of Going on Autopilot — In Aviation and Investing

What a chilling 1994 airline incident can teach investors about the risks of trusting — and overriding — an automated strategy

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Stephen Foerster

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)