Quant Investing

Quant strategies: 2017 Performance

In today’s post I present full year 2017 performance stats for the various quant strategies that I cover on the blog. Let’s get started. Below are the 2017 full year total return and max drawdown numbers for the various quant strategies I track. For explanations of the various quant strategies see the portfolios page. All equity portfolios consist of 25 stocks and…

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Economic Indicators, Quant Investing

Using economic indicators to improve quant performance

In today’s post I’m going to present how using a simple economic indicator can increase returns and lower drawdowns in quant portfolios. I’ve alluded to this in many of my quant posts in the past. Here I present the results of such an approach across a range of quant portfolios. Let’s jump right in. For background on using economic indicators…

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