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Yield-based Allocation to Stocks and Bonds

Can investors beat a traditional 60%-40% stocks-bonds portfolio by adjusting allocations based on the earnings yield of stocks and the current yield of government bonds? In his March 2024 paper entitled “A Yield-based Asset Ratio to Boost Minimum Investment Returns”, Arthur Eschenlauer tests a strategy that allocates to the S&P 500 Index or 10-year U.S…. Keep Reading

Day Trading Stocks with ChatGPT

Can artificial intelligence platforms such as ChatGPT be good stock day traders? In his March 2024 paper entitled “Can ChatGPT Generate Stock Tickers to Buy and Sell for Day Trading?”, Sangheum Cho tests whether ChatGPT 3.5 turbo supports profitable day trading. He instructs ChatGPT to pretend to be a professional day trader who picks from… Keep Reading

Weekly Summary of Research Findings: 4/1/24 – 4/5/24

Below is a weekly summary of our research findings for 4/1/24 through 4/5/24. These summaries give you a quick snapshot of our content the past week so that you can quickly decide what’s relevant to your investing needs. Subscribers: To receive these weekly digests via email, click here to sign up for our mailing list.

Intraday Stock Returns from Noise Reversals

Can investors reliably capture illiquidity-driven stock price noise, short-term deviations in price from some measurable fair value? In their February 2024 paper entitled “Intraday Residual Reversal in the U.S. Stock Market”, Jonathan Brogaard, Jaehee Han and Hanjun Kim investigate returns to a strategy that exploits reversals of short-lived noise in stock prices by buying (selling)… Keep Reading

Options Strategies with Long Stock Positions

Can holders of popular large-capitalization stocks improve portfolio performance by systematically buying or selling options on these stocks? In their February 2024 paper entitled “The Performance of Options-Based Investment Strategies: Evidence for Individual Stocks from 2004 to 2019”, Zhuo Li and Thomas Miller, Jr. compare to buy-and-hold the performances of four strategies that augment a… Keep Reading

Intraday Trading of Overactive Stocks via Opening Range Breakout

Can day traders get rich with an Opening Range Breakout (ORB) strategy that buys (sells) unusually active stocks with positive (negative) opens that break out to new highs (lows) during the first five minutes of the trading day? In their February 2024 paper entitled “A Profitable Day Trading Strategy For The U.S. Equity Market”, Carlo… Keep Reading

Economic Data Risk Premium In Short-term Options

Do economic data releases trigger predictably large returns in short-term equity index options? In their February 2024 paper entitled “Expected 1DTE Option Returns”, Michael Johannes, Andreas Kaeck, Norman Seeger and Neel Shah analyze returns to one-day-to-expiration (1DTE) S&P 500 Index options. They study 1DTE options rather than zero-day-to-expiration (0DTE) options to capture effects of market… Keep Reading

Managing Technological Disruption Risk in Investments

Technological disruption (as experienced with widespread electrification and the rise of the world-wide web, and imagined for artificial intelligence) is a recurring feature of human history. Such disruptions presents risks and opportunities for investors. How can investors manage such risk? In their February 2024 paper entitled “Technological Disruption and Long-Term Investors: Managing Risk and Opportunities”,… Keep Reading

Weekly Summary of Research Findings: 3/25/24 – 3/28/24

Below is a weekly summary of our research findings for 3/25/24 through 3/28/24. These summaries give you a quick snapshot of our content the past week so that you can quickly decide what’s relevant to your investing needs. Subscribers: To receive these weekly digests via email, click here to sign up for our mailing list.

Testing a 70-30 SPY-BIL Strategy

A subscriber asked for assessment of a strategy that holds 70% SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) and 30% SPDR Bloomberg 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF (BIL) (SPY-BIL 70-30), rebalanced every eight weeks, with explicit comparison to the 50% Simple Asset Class ETF Value Strategy Best Value-50% Simple Asset Class ETF Momentum Strategy Equal-Weighted Top 2… Keep Reading