A look at some of the important quantitative metrics that influence the stock market.
Over the last 18 months we’ve seen that when the Fed hints at a change in Quantitative Easing or interest rates, the markets get jittery. We take a look at how a Fed-induced market correction might unfold. keywords: asset allocation, diversified portfolio, stocks bonds
It is clear, in hindsight, that investors would have done better in 2008 if they had known to move from stocks to fixed income at the beginning of 2008. And similarly, if we could anticipate future bull markets we’d like to be able to shift assets into equities beforehand. Is it possible to anticipate these […]
Most back testing frameworks model slippage. It is worth knowing what it is.
Low volatility stocks and ETFs seem to perform better than they ought to. In recent years they have provided similar returns to the overall market, but with lower risk. This phenomenon is referred to as “the low volatility anomaly.” We take a statistical look at the question to see if we can find clues to […]
Up until a few months ago I was trading an asset allocation strategy that invested significantly in bonds and large cap US stocks. I exited that strategy because the correlation between bond and stock returns concerned me. Here’s a detailed analysis. keywords: asset allocation, diversified portfolio, stocks bonds
I came across this post I made on facebook in 2009. It was based on market wide quantitative measures I was looking at at the time.
In this white paper produced by Lucena Research, we show how insider trading information can inform an effective trading strategy. We analyze data provided by our partner insiderinsights.com by Scott Strong and Tucker Balch, Ph.D. keywords: insider trading, proprietary indicators
In this white paper produced by Lucena Research, we show how supply chain information can inform an effective trading strategy. Supply chain data was provided by Revere Data, LLC. by John Cornwell and Tucker Balch, Ph.D. keywords: supply chain, proprietary indicators
We saw in May and June 2013 that a hint of change in monetary policy can lead to a simultaneous drop in stocks and bonds. What could we add to a portfolio to protect against that risk? keywords: asset allocation, risk parity, diversified portfolio