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A Mean Reverting Stock Market With Increasing Risk

The daily returns of the S&P 500 exhibit mean-reverting behavior since the late 1990s but the index reached new all-time highs recently. I show in this article that this has been accomplished at increasing risk, despite beliefs that volatility is … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm for Equity Investment Risk

Equity investment risk is proportional to the inverse of price. This is the new paradigm for risk in the equity markets. As prices increase, risk decreases. As prices fall, risk increases. This is happening mainly because of momentum trading and … Continue reading

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