Flirting with Models

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Option-Based Trend Following

Option strategies can be used to isolate and quantify the cost of whipsaw in trend following strategies, which can help set expectations on whipsaw.

Tail Hedging

In this research note we demonstrate that holding to expiration is not a required feature of a successful tail hedging program.

Defensive Equity with Machine Learning

Straddles and Trend Following

A strategy with straddles can be similar to a trend followings strategy and it can highlight the trade off between insurance premiums and deductibles.

Tranching, Trend, and Mean Reversion

While tranching can simply be a way to de-emphasize the impact of a specific rebalancing date choice, it may also introduce momentum effects in a portfolio.

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