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New White Paper: The Case for Tactical Asset Allocation

In this new white paper, we outline a case for Tactical Asset Allocation that focuses on reducing risk, leading to an increased total return.

Tracking Down Data

Data drives the field of quantitative finance. Getting reliable data is often difficult, but Quandl has made that task much easier.

Estimating from Historical Data

Estimating from historical data requires many assumptions about similarity. Reducing the number of estimated parameters can control model risk.

Correlation: A Non-Guaranteed Insurance Policy

Correlation is often used to proxy diversification, but correlations can be very unstable over time. It's akin buying insurance that may or may not pay out.

Your Portfolio, Unhedged

Historically, fixed income has provided diversification to equities. What happens if the correlation of fixed income to equities inverts?
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