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My Optimized TIAA-CREF Portfolio: How It’s Going

July 20, 2018 by

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At the beginning of 2015 I analyzed my retirement portfolio at TIAA-CREF and set allocations using a portfolio optimizer. It is time to check in on that portfolio to see how it is going… Advertisements

The Generation Z Portfolio is Blowing the Doors Off the Market

July 18, 2018 by

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In January 2015 my wife and I decided to set up investment accounts for our school-aged children.  Each semester they are provided a reward for good grades, half of which they must invest in the market.  Our expectations were modest: We hoped that they’d learn about the value of investing in and holding stocks and […]

Why multiply by SQRT(252) to compute the Sharpe Ratio?

September 2, 2015 by

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This question comes up every time I teach Computational Investing.  Here’s my attempt to create the best, (final?) answer to this question.

WSJ: Algorithmic Trading: The Play-at-Home Version

August 10, 2015 by

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The Wall Street Journal interviews a student who completed my MOOC.

9 Mistakes Quants Make that Cause Backtests to Lie

April 27, 2015 by

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“I’ve never seen a bad backtest” — Dimitris Melas, head of research at MSCI.

Upcoming Courses for 2015

April 27, 2015 by

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My Optimized TIAA-CREF Portfolio

January 10, 2015 by

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Like many of my colleagues, my retirement funds are held at TIAA-CREF as part of a 403(b) plan.  My investment options there include a choice of 54 funds that include some managed by TIAA-CREF and QuestIRA.  Figuring out which funds to invest in and how much to invest in each is a complicated affair.  Here’s […]