Flirting with Models

Research Library of Newfound Research

Author: Nathan Faber (Page 1 of 12)

A Factor-Based Approach to Disruptor-Based Sectors

Sector disruptors are new products that can be hard to allocate to. The proven history of factors (momentum, etc.) can be a guide.

The Raw Materials for Active Management

Explaining why active management performs a certain way in an environment is tough. Predicting this difference is even harder. Diversification is key.

How to Benchmark Trend-Following

Benchmarking a trend-following strategy is difficult. The tendency is to compare it to an equity strategy, but this often leads to disappointment. We explore a better benchmark that allows investors to accurately measure performance and set expectations.

Benchmarking, Behavioral Biases, and the March Madness Tournament Challenge Recap

Our 2018 March Madness challenge is all wrapped up! In this post, we highlight many of the same pitfalls with benchmarking and behavioral biases that we see in investing.

Newfound 2018 March Madness: Final Four Update

Here is the Final Four update for our 2018 March Madness Bracket Challenge. Our rules are not your typical bracket rules; we isolate the skill from the luck! Find out what the next two rounds could have in store for your bracket.

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