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Short positions do not add value to factor investing strategies

Common wisdom among academics and investors has it that factors are best harvested using both long and short positions.

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The volatility effect revisited

Over the past decade, low volatility has become a popular investment style.

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Strong multi-asset factor performance over more than two centuries

To be considered relevant, a factor must first and foremost be backed by ample empirical evidence.

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ETFs have yet to prove that they can beat active funds

Conventional wisdom has it that exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are an attractive, low-cost alternative to actively managed mutual funds.

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Factor investing debates: Are fees the most important variable in product selection?
Factor investing debates: Are fees the most important variable in product selection?
To choose a product, investors tend to rely on a few easy-to-grasp variables, like recent performance and, increasingly, fees.
14-02-2020 | Insight
Is shared analyst coverage the source of all spillover effects?
Is shared analyst coverage the source of all spillover effects?
A wide range of spillover effects has been documented in the academic literature.
22-01-2020 | From the field
The volatility effect revisited
The volatility effect revisited
Over the past decade, low volatility has become a popular investment style.
07-01-2020 | Research
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