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Archive for January, 2012

Unsystematic Risk: Up with a Downed Ship

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

One of Carnival’s cruise ships ran aground in a tragic accident last week.¬† Being a former navigator¬†on board¬†a US Naval warship (more…)

Uncertainty or Fundamental Economic Issues?

Friday, January 20th, 2012

The stock market has been on a wild ride lately.¬† Why?¬† (more…)

VIX: Limited long-term predictive powers – unfortunately

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

The VIX captures expected volatility over the next (more…)

Errors in Hedge Fund Reporting

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Research by two college professors point to reporting errors in hedge funds.¬† For a quarter of hedge funds examined, (more…)