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Why do low volatility ETFs have alpha?

Recently low volatility ETFs are drawing a lot of attention because, as their name implies, they offer lower risk investments.  But they also often provide higher return than their “regular” cousin’s.  Our CTO, Tucker Balch, recently published an...
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Opinion: DOW 15,000 is a Sugar High

The DOW recently touched 15,000 and it will probably blast through that mark. It makes me worried. The recent market highs are significantly driven by the Fed. The Fed is keeping interest rates at historically low levels and  injecting money into the economy with its...

Press Release: Lucena Research Partners with InsiderInsights For Unique Insider Investment Data and Research

Lucena QuantDesk™ to integrate InsiderInsights’ unique data feed and insider activity scoring with Lucena’s predictive model-based data analytics to help investors uncover actionable trading opportunities. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 – Lucena Research, a...

Alpha: A Measure of Fund Management Skill

Background: Passive investing versus active portfolio management Many investors like to take an active role in the management of their portfolios. On the upside, they look for “hot” stock picks. On the downside, they try to exit positions early before they lose money....

StumpGrinder: Performance

What this is In this article we track the actually traded performance of StumpGrinder. The most recent commentary is listed first. Friday April 12, 2013: Market Down, Stump Up We’ve had an amazing week for the market: 4 days of record highs, with a slight drop today....
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