How Is Coronavirus Shaping Economic Expectations? A New Survey Offers Initial Results

These are still early days for understanding the coronavirus (COVID-19) that’s threatening our health and roiling the global economy, but the first draft of analysis is starting to roll in. Among the first reviews is a new working paper that assesses how COVID-19 is influencing macroeconomic expectations. The crisis will Continue Reading

Are Mediocre Results For Trend-Following Strategies Due To Rebound?

The popularity of trend-following strategies has surged over the past decade. In the wake of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, a growing number of investors embraced the risk-management attributes of the so-called momentum factor—the tendency of recent returns to persist in the near-term future. (Trend-following and momentum strategies are close cousins; Continue Reading