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    03.30.17
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    Blackrock is replacing human fund mangers in some of its actively managed fund with technology-driven strategies. "Its traditional active funds have struggled and it recognizes that it is difficult for traditional stock selectors to consistently outperform," said Morning Star’s Alex Bryan. As self-driving cars threatens to hurt taxi drivers and truckers, automation "just hit asset management people who make a half of million dollars a year," said Hearts & Wallets’ Laura Varas. "What BlackRock is doing is huge and there will be more to come. [Financial services firms need to] re-invent what role humans should play."

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