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Explanations for the Momentum Premium

The momentum premium is well-established in the historical data, but there is little consensus for why it exists. We examine two popular theories, risk and behavioral, for momentum and find both are plausible explanations for the premium to persist


Andrea Frazzini Speaks at Yale Conference on Finance

AQR Principal Andrea Frazzini was among four notable panelists to discuss behavioral finance at a conference in honor of Nobel Laureate Robert J.

Alternative Thinking

Strategic Risk Allocation

We believe investors should broadly diversify and risk balance as a starting point to asset allocation, but perhaps then mildly overweight assets with high Sharpe ratios or good diversification benefits if they can identify these.

Alternative Thinking

Strategic Portfolio Construction

When it comes to portfolio construction, many investors seek guidance on “putting it all together.” We discuss our systematic approach and examine how investor-specific beliefs and constraints can inform and interact with formal optimization methods.


Words from the Wise: An Interview with Richard Thaler

Richard Thaler, a founding father of behavioral finance and the 2017 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, discusses his pioneering research, including how our behaviors influence decision making and investing and what to do about it.

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Fact, Fiction and Value Investing

Value investing has been a part of the investment lexicon for at least the better part of a century, yet confusion about it remains.


Optimization Methods in Finance

Modern finance has become increasingly technical, requiring the use of sophisticated mathematical tools in both research and practice.

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What Makes Stock Prices Move? Fundamentals vs. Investor Recognition

Behavioral finance research documents that investors are more likely to hold “attention grabbing” stocks —those of firms that currently have popular products and services, such as Apple and Pandora.

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The Future of Life-Cycle Saving and Investing

Life-cycle finance is the branch of finance that affects everyone.

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