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April 2015: What a Difference a Week Makes

By Andrew Riddle

With four trading days to go in April, it looked like a breakout month. The S&P 500 posted a new all-time high of 2117 on Friday, April 24. 1,215 more words

Riskier Business

There are many ways which risk is defined in the investing world. The common view of risk among many investors (which we vehemently disagree with) is that risk is equivalent to price volatility. 503 more words

Stock Market

Which Investment Strategies Will Thrive in 2015 ?

We see literally hundreds of fund managers and investment strategies a year; which do we think are most likely to be successful in 2015? We really see three important things to focus on: risk, diversification, and freedom. 393 more words

Elon Musk on branding...

“Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time. Sometimes it will be ahead, other times it will be behind. But brand is simply a collective impression some have about a product.” 41 more words

Emerging Media

Long Straddle: Making profits in highly volatile conditions.

Frequently sought by some investors and often avoided by many others, volatility represents how much and how quickly the value of a security or market fluctuates over a period of time. 632 more words


April 18, 2015: He's Kind Of Volatile...

Today we focused on the current low-volatility environment and ideas on how to take advantage of it. We also discussed why volatility was likely to increase. 168 more words


Forecasting Coherent Volatility Breakouts (with M.Dubovikov, B.Poutko)

The paper develops an algorithm for making long-term (up to three months ahead) predictions of volatility reversals based on long memory properties of financial time series. 99 more words