June 20, 2018
My colleagues have written two papers questioning things we thought we knew. The first questions what we really know about current stock market valuations forecasting long-horizon future returns and the second explores whether or not the size effect really exists.
June 28, 2018
Cliff discusses the winners of the 2018 AQR Insight Award.
May 31, 2018
Cliff explains once again why hedge fund returns shouldn’t be compared to 100% long equities, how to do a more proper comparison, and then shares results.
March 1, 2018
We model when a hockey coach should pull the goalie when trailing and then discuss how our results relate to key lessons for portfolio and risk management, and business in general.
Market Risk and Efficiency
February 15, 2018
Just how volatile was the recent market ride? Cliff Asness puts the volatility into perspective in terms of both its absolute and surprise levels.
February 8, 2018
Commentators are still blaming the wrong strategies for the recent market rout.
February 7, 2018
Cliff Asness explains why risk parity and trend-following strategies are not to blame for the recent market volatility.
December 8, 2017
Active fixed income managers have had a really good run in recent decades, but is this success due to skill? We found that there is less alpha than people think due to long-term overweight to credit. But there is hope, and we explain why.
December 7, 2017
A seemingly large amount of stock buybacks in recent years has prompted many to claim that buybacks have come at the expense of new investment. Our latest paper shows why neither the theory nor the evidence supports this view.
December 5, 2017
Many investors are quick to dismiss momentum as too costly to implement because of its high turnover. After studying 7 years’ worth of live, real-world data across markets, we debunk that myth.