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Startup Behavox is using AI to build a sort of Minority Report for rogue traders

A startup asks financial companies to help it build a database of signs a trader could go rogue | “It really doesn’t pay to be insular when it comes to compliance”

You’re young and want to get ahead. First in and last out of your Wall Street office. You work weekends and message colleagues with trading ideas at all hours. Guess what? You’ve just ticked off some of the boxes that may mark you as a potential rogue trader.

Former Goldman Sachs research analyst Erkin Adylov is building a library of trader behavior, based on case histories of hundreds of past miscreants, for banks looking for red flags. Using thousands of inputs, including stress levels in voice recordings and the frequency of visits to the staff canteen, Adylov and his team at London-based startup Behavox grade employees on how

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