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Do Option Prices Inform Stock Returns?

By |2020-06-15T12:06:24-04:00June 18th, 2020|Volatility (e.g., VIX), Options, Research Insights, Larry Swedroe|

In perfectly efficient markets, option prices should not convey any new information or contribute to the price discovery of underlying assets. However, if markets are not perfectly efficient, traders with private information might prefer to [...]

Skulls, Financial Turbulence and Risk Management

By |2020-05-11T11:28:49-04:00May 11th, 2020|Volatility (e.g., VIX), Research Insights, Basilico and Johnsen, Academic Research Insight|

Mark Kritzman and Yuanzhen LiFinancial Analyst Journal, 2010A version of this paper can be found hereWant to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out our Academic Research Insight category What are the Research Questions When hunting [...]

Volatility Expectations and Returns

By |2020-04-03T12:20:42-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Volatility (e.g., VIX), Research Insights|

A large body of research, including the 2017 study “Tail Risk Mitigation with Managed Volatility Strategies” by Anna Dreyer and Stefan Hubrich, demonstrates that while past returns do not predict future returns, past volatility largely [...]

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