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Bond quant performance during the bond selloff

I was going to title this post something like ‘bond quant performance during the bond meltdown’ or something a bit more hyperbolic than the current title. But there’s enough hyperbole in the financial news without me adding to the mix. Just google ‘bond meltdown’ and you’ll see what I mean. Anyway, in this post I want to take a quick look at how the Bond Quant model has performed during the recent bond selloff. I’ll look at performance from the end of 2015 through yesterday. First, let’s take a look at some benchmarks for broad bond portfolios. Here’s the YTD … Continue reading

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Introduction To Quantitative Investing

What if I could introduce you to an investment style for equities that can soundly beat the market over time and only requires a few days a year of work?¬†Interested? I thought so. Today I want to introduce you to Quantitative Investing and why you should consider incorporating it into your investment portfolio. Quantitative Investing is a fancy term for systematic, structured investing that automates buy and sell decisions. It represents a combination of passive and active investing.¬†Other terms for it are automatic investing or computerized investing. Many investors are familiar with some very infamous stories of quantitative investing gone … Continue reading

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