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There is no cash on the sidelines

In this first brief writing I would like to refer to the top 10 peeves from Cliff Asness (AQR library).

All ten are good ones, but I especially like 5c: 286 more words

Financial Markets

Conservative Libertarian hedge funder pockets $35 million state aid package

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Cliff Asness, the founder of AQR Capital Management, is a hard-core libertarian who opposes big government…In 2010, he described the administration’s economic team as “Cossacks on a shtetl.” In 2015, he took to the august pages of The Wall Street Journal to moan about Obamacare, and the same year claimed that global warming isn’t the big deal some people make it out to be.

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17 Sept 2016 (AFR) - AQR's Cliff Asness and the quest for truth in the madness of financial markets

(17 September 2016, AFR, p17, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘For as long as the sharemarket has existed, speculators have bet they can beat it. And for as long as academics have studied it, they’ve said it cannot be beaten. 221 more words