Quantitative Investing for the Global Markets

Author: Peter Carman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134267705

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 271

Over the past several years, the field of international investing has been transformed by a host of new, state-of-the-art techniques. Quantitative Investing for the Global Markets is the definitive handbook for money and portfolio managers, research analysts, pension consultants, corporate treasurers, and other professionals seeking a competitive edge in the global investment marketplace. Topics include: international asset allocation; optimum diversification levels; style analysis and evaluation; market neutral strategies; global stock valuation; advanced strategies for hedging currency risk; international benchmarking; etc.
Quantitative Investing for the Global Markets

Author: Peter Carman

Publisher: Global Professional Publishing

ISBN: 1888998032

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 357

View: 402

� Definitive handbook for money and portfolio managers, CIOs, Corporate Treasurers, Pensions consultants Over the past several years, the field of international investing has been transformed by a host of new, state-of-the-art techniques. This book provides practical guideposts to help practitioners understand the options available for systematically improving their investment processes in the global marketplace. It provides comprehensive coverage of strategies, tactics, and analytical techniques. Highlights include: international asset allocation; a discussion of optimum diversification levels; style analysis and evaluation; country style, and stock selection; advanced strategies for hedging currency risk; global performance measures.
Principles of Quantitative Equity Investing

Author: Sugata Ray

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 9780134193397

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 405

In Principles of Quantitative Equity Investing, pioneering financial researcher Dr. Sugata Ray demonstrates how to invest successfully in US equities with quantitative strategies, using rigorous rule sets to decide when and what to trade. Whether you’re a serious investor, professional advisor, or student of finance, Ray will help you determine the optimal quantitative rules for your investing objectives, and then "backtest" their performance through any historical time period. He demonstrates each key technique using state-of-the-art Equities Lab software — and this book comes with 20 weeks of free access to Equities Lab, plus a discount on its purchase. Ray covers key topics including stock screening, portfolio rebalancing, market timing, returns and dividends, benchmarks, bespoke measures, and more. He also presents a series of powerful screens built by many of the world’s most successful investors. Together, this guidebook and software combine to offer a turnkey solution for creating virtually any quantitative strategy, and then accurately estimating its performance and risk characteristics — helping you systematically maximize your profits and control your risk.
Rule Based Investing

Author: Chiente Hsu

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 9780133354362

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 861

Use rule-based investment strategies to maintain trading and investment discipline, and protect yourself from fear, greed, pride, and other costly emotions! Since the mid-1990s, assets under management in rule-based or non-discretionary hedge funds have outgrown those in discretionary or qualitative funds. Recent research shows that rule-based funds have outperformed discretionary funds on a risk-adjusted basis over the past 30 years, and have especially outperformed during recent financial crises. This is the first comprehensive guide to designing and applying these sophisticated strategies. Combining academic rigor and practical applications, it explains what rule-based investment strategies are, how to construct them, and how to distinguish bad ones from good ones. Unlike any other guide, it systematically covers every facet of the topic, including Forex, rates, emerging markets, equity, volatility, and other key topics. Credit Suisse head of global strategy and modeling, Chiente Hsu, covers carry, momentum, seasonality, and value-based strategies; as well as the construction of portfolios of rule-based strategies that support diversification. Replete with realistic examples, this book will be a valuable resource for everyone concerned with effective investing, from traders to specialists in applied corporate finance.
Quantitative Investing

Author: Lingjie Ma

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030472023

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 455

View: 612

This book provides readers with a systematic approach to quantitative investments and bridges the gap between theory and practice, equipping students to more seamlessly enter the world of industry. A successful quantitative investment strategy requires an individual to possess a deep understanding of the financial markets, investment theories and econometric modelings, as well as the ability to program and analyze real-world data sets. In order to connect finance theories and practical industry experience, each chapter begins with a real-world finance case study. The rest of the chapter introduces fundamental insights and theories, and teaches readers to use statistical models and R programming to analyze real-world data, therefore grounding the learning process in application. Additionally, each chapter profiles significant figures in investment and quantitative studies, so that readers can more fully understand the history of the discipline. This volume will be particularly useful to advanced students and practitioners in finance and investments.
Country Asset Allocation

Author: Adam Zaremba

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137591913

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

View: 782

This book demonstrates how quantitative country-level investment strategies can be successfully employed to manage money in international markets. It offers a range of state-of-the-art quantitative strategies, describing their theoretical bases, implementation details, and performance in over 70 countries between 1995 and 2015. International diversification has long been a key to stable investing. However, the increased integration and openness of global financial markets has led to rising correlations between stock market returns in particular countries, driving down the benefits of diversification and increasing the importance of country selection strategies as part of an investment process. Zaremba and Shemer explain the efficiency of quantitative investing, which captures huge amounts of data of limited scope very quickly. In the traditional approach, this data compilation is an immense undertaking, limited in scope and vulnerable to behavioral errors, but this can be overcome with the help of a new paradigm of quantitative investment at the country level. Quantitative country asset allocation can be efficiently accomplished by using wealth insights that have been generated in the academic literature, discovering many anomalies and regular patterns in asset prices. Armed with this information, investors and managers can process large amounts of data more efficiently when deciding to invest in ETFs, index funds, or futures markets.
Quantitative Investing

Author: Fred Piard

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 9780857193490

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 146

View: 993

This book provides straightforward quantitative strategies that any investor can implement with little work using simple, free or low-cost tools and services. But what exactly is quantitative investing? There are various possible definitions of quantitative investing, but the author defines it as: Identifying reasonable and measurable hypotheses about behaviours of the financial market so as to make investment decisions with an acceptable confidence in expected returns and risks. The main advantages in using quantitative models are that they: - make the investment process independent of opinions and emotions (the most important factor for an individual investor), and - make it reproducible by anyone at any time (the most important factor for a fund) With a set of good strategies, quantitative investing allows one to act in the market at specific pre-planned times. It is possible to work on this just once a week or month, and ignore charts and the news. It removes most of the doubts and emotions with the discipline of keeping a long-term vision and sensible money management. This book will show you how.
Equity Management: The Art and Science of Modern Quantitative Investing, Second Edition

Author: Bruce I. Jacobs

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 1259835243

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 896

View: 788

The classic guide to quantitative investing—expanded and updated for today’s increasingly complex markets From Bruce Jacobs and Ken Levy—two pioneers of quantitative equity management— the go-to guide to stock selection has been substantially updated to help you build portfolios in today’s transformed investing landscape. A powerful combination of in-depth research and expert insights gained from decades of experience, Equity Management, Second Edition includes 24 new peer-reviewed articles that help leveraged long-short investors and leverage-averse investors navigate today’s complex and unpredictable markets. Retaining all the content that made an instant classic of the first edition—including the authors’ innovative approach to disentangling the many factors that influence stock returns, unifying the investment process, and integrating long and short portfolio positions—this new edition addresses critical issues. Among them-- • What’s the best leverage level for long-short and leveraged long-only portfolios? • Which behavioral characteristics explain the recent financial meltdown and previous crises? • What is smart beta—and why should you think twice about using it? • How do option-pricing theory and arbitrage strategies lead to market instability? • Why are factor-based strategies on the rise? Equity Management provides the most comprehensive treatment of the subject to date. More than a mere compilation of articles, this collection provides a carefully structured view of modern quantitative investing. You’ll come away with levels of insight and understanding that will give you an edge in increasingly complex and unpredictable markets. Well-established as two of today’s most innovative thinkers, Jacobs and Levy take you to the next level of investing. Read Equity Management and design the perfect portfolio for your investing goals.
The Unrules

Author: Igor Tulchinsky

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119372103

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 450

Learn from a master of quantitative finance the rules that made him a success. The UnRules presents the dynamic rules for success in the age of exponential information. Written by Igor Tulchinsky, the trader behind global quantitative investment management firm WorldQuant, this book is more than just another Big Data guide for financial wonks — it’s a prescriptive, inspirational book for everyone navigating the tidal waves of the information age. Data is everywhere, coming at us in a never-ceasing, ever-rising river that threatens to overwhelm us. Tulchinsky shows us, however, how natural patterns underlie that data — patterns that may dictate life or death, success or failure. The marriage of man and machines has allowed scientists to explore increasingly complex worlds, to predict outcomes and eventualities. This book demonstrates how to exercise real intelligence by discerning the patterns that surround us every day and how to leverage this information into success in the workplace and beyond. Igor Tulchinsky has spent his career discerning meaningful patterns in information. For decades, Tulchinsky has been at the forefront of developing predictive trading algorithms known as alphas — a quest that has led Tulchinsky to explore the nature of markets, the fundamentals of risk and reward, and the science behind complex nonlinear systems. Tulchinsky explains what we know of these systems, both natural and man-made, in accessible and personal terms, and he shares how alphas have driven his success as an investor and shaped his central “UnRule,” which is that no rule applies in every case. As markets evolve, even the most effective trading algorithms weaken over time. Decades of creating successful alphas — and learning how to effectively transform them into strategies — have taught Tulchinsky about the need to combine flexibility and focus, discipline and creativity when building complex models. At a time when data and computing power are exploding exponentially, The UnRules provides an expert introduction to our increasingly quantitative world.
Equity Management: The Art and Science of Modern Quantitative Investing, Second Edition

Author: Bruce I. Jacobs

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9781259835254

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 960

View: 857

The classic guide to quantitative investing—expanded and updated for today’s increasingly complex markets From Bruce Jacobs and Ken Levy—two pioneers of quantitative equity management— the go-to guide to stock selection has been substantially updated to help you build portfolios in today’s transformed investing landscape. A powerful combination of in-depth research and expert insights gained from decades of experience, Equity Management, Second Edition includes 24 new peer-reviewed articles that help leveraged long-short investors and leverage-averse investors navigate today’s complex and unpredictable markets. Retaining all the content that made an instant classic of the first edition—including the authors’ innovative approach to disentangling the many factors that influence stock returns, unifying the investment process, and integrating long and short portfolio positions—this new edition addresses critical issues. Among them-- • What’s the best leverage level for long-short and leveraged long-only portfolios? • Which behavioral characteristics explain the recent financial meltdown and previous crises? • What is smart beta—and why should you think twice about using it? • How do option-pricing theory and arbitrage strategies lead to market instability? • Why are factor-based strategies on the rise? Equity Management provides the most comprehensive treatment of the subject to date. More than a mere compilation of articles, this collection provides a carefully structured view of modern quantitative investing. You’ll come away with levels of insight and understanding that will give you an edge in increasingly complex and unpredictable markets. Well-established as two of today’s most innovative thinkers, Jacobs and Levy take you to the next level of investing. Read Equity Management and design the perfect portfolio for your investing goals.