Man Group-Oxford Quants Say Their AI Can Predict Stock Moves

Man Group Plc-backed researchers at the University of Oxford say they’ve created a machine-learning program that can project how share prices move -- notching an 80% success rate for the equivalent of about 30 seconds of live trading.

Artificial-intelligence experts at the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance exploited principles from natural-language processing to trawl liquidity data across limit order books, a record of buying and selling at preset prices...