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RAPID RECENT DECLINE IN GLOBAL RISK

April 21, 2019
We hope you've been enjoying the holiday weekend. Today, we'll be examining Total Risk in the global market (using the ACWI as a proxy) to see how it has trended over the past 12 months. Similar to the exercise we ran on the US market last week, we'll seek to further our understanding of the recent market recovery through a global risk lens, and then compare it to the recovery of...
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

US Total Risk Remains Elevated

April 14, 2019
This week we'll examine Total Risk in the US over the past 12 months (using the Russell 3000 as a bellwether) to better understand the mechanics of the market's swift recovery from the slump of late 2018. While we typically focus on the drivers of factor and market performance, it's also vital to determine how risk is trending (in particular the correlation between stock and factor...
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

Profitability nearing a Bottom

December 09, 2018

After a tumultuous four-day trading week, we wanted to quickly check in on some factors that we've been tracking, and then examine why Profitability is being flagged as “Extremely Oversold,” and compare the current period to previous times of weakness for that factor.

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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

Factormaggedon 2018?

October 12, 2018

Taking a break from our usual focus on a specific factor this week, we'll be sharing our observations on the recent market sell-off from a factor point-of-view. The Nasdaq and Dow are off to their worst start to a fourth-quarter since 2008, and we’re seeing one of the steepest market declines in recent memory. While many pundits are blaming rising interest rates, industrial weakness, and...

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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar