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Empowering your investment strategies with FINQ

  • May 30, 2024
  • 7 min read
  • Discover how FINQ uses AI and big data to transform financial data into actionable, unbiased insights.
  • Learn how key portfolios FINQFIRST, FINQLAST, and FINQEDGE offer daily updates to optimize stock buying and short-selling.
  • Explore the FINQFULL system's capability to continuously rank over 500 stocks, providing dynamic updates on market positions.
  • See how the platform enhances investment decisions with relative and continuously updated data insights, bypassing traditional intermediaries.
  • Find out how investors use FINQ to quickly navigate and adapt to market changes, gaining a competitive edge.

The world of investing in 2024 isn’t what it used to be, and a big part of that change comes down to one word: data. Now, more than ever, having the right info at your fingertips can mean the difference between informed decision-making or missing the boat. It’s all about getting those insights that can help you see the bigger picture and confidently make decisions. And that's exactly where FINQ comes into play.

FINQ is a next-gen resource that clarifies the mountains of financial data out there. Sitting at the confluence of AI, big data analytics, and investing, FINQ cuts through the noise with science-backed analysis and removes the need for old-school intermediaries to put you in the driver's seat.

What makes FINQ stand out?

The influx of data can often lead to more confusion than clarity regarding investing. FINQ emerges to solve this problem with an approach to investment support that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics to turn overwhelming and often contradictory information into structured, actionable, unbiased insights. Here’s how:

AI and big data analytics

At the heart of FINQ's innovation is its ability to digest and make sense of vast amounts of data from many sources. By harnessing the power of STOCKS-AI to collect and integrate data from thousands of data points, FINQ structures this data into digestible insights, categorizing information into three critical groups:

  1. Crowd Wisdom from media and social platforms
  2. Professional Wisdom from financial experts
  3. Hard company Fundamentals

Collecting, structuring, and analyzing data peels away the fluff and focuses on what matters, making the overwhelming investing world understandable and accessible to the everyday investor. It's like having a financial analyst, market researcher, and data scientist all rolled into one platform, working tirelessly to bring you the most relevant and impactful information.

Comprehensive market analysis

At the core of FINQ's innovative approach is its ability to process data and interpret it dynamically so investors receive a continuous flow of real-time market insights. STOCKS-AI, the platform's advanced analytical engine, facilitates this. It’s more than just an algorithm—it is the constantly learning and adapting brain of the system. By processing vast amounts of data, STOCKS-AI identifies trends and patterns often invisible to human analysts. This capability allows it to provide insights that are always ahead of the curve, enhancing the accuracy with which investors can react to immediate market changes and anticipate future opportunities and risks.

Markets never sit around. Factors including geopolitical tensions, economic data, and speculative trading always impact things, and outdated or static information can severely hamper investment decisions. FINQ stands out by leveraging its continuous nature generating AI-driven relative ranking of financial assets. FINQFULL ranking system simplifies the evaluation of over 500 stocks. This system not only helps investors manage the overwhelming amount of information but also enables them to gauge the relative attractiveness of stocks on a daily and longitudinal basis.

Strategic investment frameworks

FINQ provides practical, actionable strategies for diverse investment goals and risk appetites. Whether you're looking to invest in top-performing stocks or identify potential short-selling opportunities, FINQ offers relatively, continuously updated portfolios designed to outperform market indices. With portfolios like FINQFIRST, focused on the top buys, FINQLAST on the top shorts, and FINQEDGE, which provides a market-neutral portfolio by selling short the worst-ranked stocks and buying the best,  investors can choose strategies that resonate with their investment needs, whether pursuing growth, managing risks, or both. Each portfolio directly responds to the need for clear, actionable steps in the investment process.

FINQ is the most powerful platform that simplifies the complex world of investing into clear, actionable insights.

How to use FINQ to boost your investment strategies

FINQ is the most powerful platform that simplifies the complex world of investing into clear, actionable insights. Whether a novice or seasoned investor, you can leverage FINQ as a valuable support system for informed decision-making.

Optimizing your investments with FINQ's strategic portfolios

Imagine having a platform that simplifies the complex world of investing into clear, manageable insights. FINQ harnesses the power of its advanced system, STOCKS-AI, to analyze thousands of data points from diverse sources—media buzz, expert analyses, and solid company fundamentals. This approach helps filter out the noise and hone in on what's essential for your financial growth. Whether navigating your first investment or adjusting your portfolio strategy, FINQ is a supportive companion, helping you understand the market's pulse and confidently craft your investment goals.

As you utilize these insights, the value of FINQ’s relative and continuous, daily updated rankings becomes evident. The FINQFULL system reviews all of the S&P 500 stocks daily, providing a comprehensive view of their relative attractiveness. This ongoing assessment is complemented by FINQ’s specialized portfolios:

  • FINQFIRST offers a curated list of the top 10 stocks to buy, updated daily to highlight growth opportunities. As of May 28, 2024, its lifetime-to-date performance is 59.38% compared to the S&P 500's 26.05%.
  • FINQLAST provides a daily updated list of the bottom 10 stocks, identifying prime short-selling opportunities. As of May 28, 2024, its lifetime-to-date performance is 15.83% compared to the S&P 500's Short Index’s -26.05%.
  • FINQEDGE  is a market-neutral position that combines insights into the best buys and best sells, updating daily to help you make the most of both upward and downward market trends. As of May 28, 2024, its lifetime-to-date performance is 47.02% compared to the market neutral index 11.65%

These portfolios help you navigate market complexities, using FINQ’s strategic insights to make informed investment decisions and enable you to align your investments with your financial objectives.

Navigating the platform

Once you've set up your FINQ profile, you're ready to dive into the wealth of data FINQ offers. Here’s how you can navigate the platform and harness the data to support your investment research:

Accessing the dashboard

Start with the FINQ “STOCKS DEPOT” to glimpse both FINQFULL and the stock portfolios. From there, you can explore each portfolio in greater detail.

This interactive display includes a chart comparing the performance of each FINQ portfolio against the S&P 500 since August 25, 2022, providing a snapshot of our strategy's effectiveness over time.

FINQFIRST returns since inception as of May 24, 2024

Email notifications

Keep up-to-date with emails that reflect the most recent adjustments informed by STOCKS-AI insights. These communications provide updates on the FINQFIRST (Top 10 stocks) and FINQLAST (Bottom 10 stocks) portfolios, including which stocks have exited the rankings. To discover which have replaced them and learn the reasons behind these changes you visit the site.

Transaction history

Explore the detailed transaction history for each of FINQ's portfolios: FINQFIRST, FINQLAST, and FINQEDGE. You can also find out when the STOCKS-AI decided to buy or sell, and the amount of the specific stock involved. All portfolio histories are tracked based on an initial investment of $100,000.
Transaction history

Portfolio page

Below the main chart, boxes for each portfolio—like FINQFIRST, FINQLAST, and FINQEDGE—allow you to view specific stock rankings and detailed performance charts. This section helps you choose and customize portfolios to align with your financial goals and investment style.

FINQ's stocks portfolios

Timeframe filters

On every portfolio page, you can filter the chart performance using various timeframes such as 1-year, Year-to-Date (YTD), 1-month, and 5-day. This feature allows you to evaluate how recent events or broader trends influence stock performance.


Rankings and scores

Stocks are ranked from 1 to 500 based on a synthesis of insights—Professional Wisdom from financial experts, Crowd Wisdom from media and social platforms, and solid company Fundamentals. Detailed history and evolution of these scores are provided for each stock, helping you track changes over time and understand the driving factors behind each ranking.

Amazon FINQ rank

Sector-specific insights

In the FINQFULL system, you can also view stocks segmented by sector, allowing for a targeted analysis that aligns with your sectoral investment preferences.

FINQFULL by sector

Analyzing individual stocks

Take, for example, Salesforce (CRM) on May 24, ranked number 4 in FINQFIRST. Its chart shows scores of 89 in Professional Wisdom, 50 in Crowd Wisdom, and 100 in Fundamentals.

Salesforce FINQ rank May 24, 2024

For a comparative view, on November 15, 2023, Salesforce was ranked 35, with scores reflecting shifts in market perception and company performance.

Salesforce FINQ rank Nov. 25, 2024

FINQ’s capabilities and strategic value

As financial markets are inherently volatile, having a platform that can pivot quickly and provide current insights is essential for maintaining a competitive edge. Here's how FINQ helps you stay adaptable and responsive:

Adapting to market changes

FINQ is right there with you when the market shifts, offering clear, up-to-date insights backed by robust analytics and the sophisticated STOCKS-AI system. When you use FINQ as a support system, you get a real-time snapshot of the market and digestible insights that change in lockstep with market conditions. Whether you're watching crowd sentiment shift or tracking a sudden move in company fundamentals, FINQ helps you see these changes as they happen. It's not about telling you what to do but providing the information you need to make choices that align with your investment objectives.

Measuring and adjusting performance

FINQ is a support-decision platform designed to provide you with data-driven insights. It’s not an investment advisor but a tool that can assist in the following ways:

  • Portfolios: FINQ offers 3 different portfolios that may have different investment philosophies, but all have the same objective: to update rankings daily and dynamically to target market outperformance.
  • AI and quantitative analysis: FINQ uses AI and quantitative analysis to provide dynamic investment strategies to adapt to market changes and individual investor goals.
  • Data-driven insights: FINQ transforms market unpredictability into strategic insights.  
  • Stock rankings & analysis: FINQFULL, a dynamic and continuously updated, AI-driven S&P 500 stock ranking system, is a standout feature of FINQ and provides clear, actionable insights by efficiently analyzing vast market data.


FINQ transforms how investors approach the market by providing deep insights and strategic frameworks that enhance decision-making.

Leveraging FINQ for market insights

FINQ transforms how investors approach the market by providing deep insights and strategic frameworks that enhance decision-making. Here are some ways investors can successfully use FINQ as a supportive platform during their investment journey:

  • Empowering decision-making: Investors can use FINQ to tap into detailed market analyses and real-time data but displayed in an easily understandable way. For instance, analyzing shifts in market sentiments or understanding changes in financial fundamentals can be complex. However, investment research is considerably easier as FINQ digs through the data and conveys it in an almost “snackable” format.
  • Exploring new opportunities: With FINQ, users escape the confines of traditional investing. The platform offers an alternative to conventional financial intermediaries, allowing users to access research and insights once exclusive to institutions. This liberation from old constraints opens up new possibilities.
  • Building investment confidence: The robust, data-driven insights provided by FINQ enhance investor confidence. Users can rely on the platform’s continuous updates and comprehensive analytics to validate their investment choices and feel secure in their strategies, whether the market is bullish or bearish.

FINQ’s performance outcomes speak for themselves. For example, the platform's algorithm bought NVIDIA (NVDA) on May 31, 2023. It sold on January 23, 2024, yielding a significant 56.777% return, far outstripping the market's 16.383%. In a shorter timeframe, FINQ bought Uber (UBER) on January 8, 2024, and sold on February 2, 2024, achieving a 15.797% return compared to the market's 4.095%. Additionally, buying and selling Boston Scientific (BSX) from November 6, 2023, to January 16, 2024, saw a gain of 14.288%, surpassing the market's 9.162%. 

Final words

FINQ stands out in fintech by turning complex market data into clear, actionable insights that investors can easily use. With its AI-driven analytics and real-time updates, FINQ helps support investors no matter what the market throws its way. Whether it’s quickly adjusting strategies to capture immediate opportunities or focusing on the long term, FINQ’s analysis of market catalysts and the way they display them are second to none.

As an essential platform for informed decision-making, FINQ empowers investors to tackle the market with precision and insight. So, if you’re looking for ways to simplify the challenge of researching stocks in such a volatile environment, look no further.     

Bobby’s introduction to stock options at a hi-tech firm left him intrigued and determined to expand his knowledge in finance. With his newfound passion, he pursued a Master’s in Finance from Harvard University, graduating with a 3.87 GPA and Dean’s List Honors. Since then, he has worked as a strategic communications and investor relations specialist catering to a diverse global client base that includes CEOs, CFOs, CFAs, CPAs, private equity executives, venture capitalists, global investment firms, real estate agencies, logistics companies, marketing agencies, startups, and publications. Bobby’s vast expertise and experience make him highly skilled at ghostwriting and producing content for major publications ranging from Forbes to the South Florida Business Journal. However, his byline has also appeared in LA Weekly, SFGATE, The Salt Lake Tribune, Wall Street Zen, Vision Magazine, Gold IRA Secrets, and Metro Manhattan Commercial Real Estate, among others.