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Calling the Market Bottom In 2009

October 19, 2013 by


I came across this post I made on facebook in 2009.  It was based on market wide quantitative measures I was looking at at the time.

MOOC Production: Field Trip Video Kit

August 13, 2013 by


This is a recommended set of equipment to record onsite videos.

Assessment of Insider Trading Information for Investment Strategies

August 12, 2013 by


In this white paper produced by Lucena Research, we show how insider trading information can inform an effective trading strategy. We analyze data provided by our partner by Scott Strong and Tucker Balch, Ph.D. keywords: insider trading, proprietary indicators

Assessment of a Supply Chain-based Indicator for Stock Trading

July 26, 2013 by


In this white paper produced by Lucena Research, we show how supply chain information can inform an effective trading strategy. Supply chain data was provided by Revere Data, LLC. by John Cornwell and Tucker Balch, Ph.D. keywords: supply chain, proprietary indicators

Securities That May Survive Upcoming Interest Rate Jolts

July 25, 2013 by


We saw in May and June 2013 that a hint of change in monetary policy can lead to a simultaneous drop in stocks and bonds. What could we add to a portfolio to protect against that risk? keywords: asset allocation, risk parity, diversified portfolio

Are We In a New Market Regime? Why Diversified Funds Lost Value in May-June 2013

July 24, 2013 by


You may have recently received a quarterly statement from your wealth manager or 401K provider and discovered that your low risk portfolio lost value. Many well managed funds experienced a similar dip. This dip was “special” and it may signal a transition to a new market regime. I’ll explain the drop, why it was special, […]

Watch Out for Thinly Traded Stocks in Quant Strategies

July 19, 2013 by


Many people assume that all members of the Russell 3000 are “safe”.

StumpGrinder: Moving to Cash

June 21, 2013 by


StumpGrinder’s performance similar to other allocation funds.

StumpGrinder: Early June 2013 Update

June 6, 2013 by


StumpGrinder had a tough May, but recovering in early June.

How News Affects Stock Prices

May 23, 2013 by


A quick overview of news, prices and technologies.