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Is Hedged Equity a Good Replacement for the 40 ? [Simplify]Equity investors are drawn to the asset class with the expectation of an attractive and consistent risk premium. But with this risk premium comes the real risk of downside volatility. Traditionally, investors have paired stocks with defensive assets like bonds to provide anti-correlative benefits, but this has become increasingly more difficult in the current environment. In earlier blog posts, we
Most popular posts 2021 [Eran Raviv]Kind of sad, but the same intro which served last year, befits this year also. Littered with Corona, this year was not easy. But looking around me, I feel grateful. The following quote by Socrates comes to mind: If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be content to take their own and depart. On topic, as with previous
Factor Olympics Q4 2021 [Factor Research]2021 was a year of moderate factor performance Value, Quality, and Low Volatility factors generated positive returns Momentum and Size were negative INTRODUCTION We present the performance of five well-known factors on an annual basis for the last 10 years. Specifically, we only present factors where academic research supports the existence of positive excess returns across market cycles and asset