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  • A more conservative estimate of risk by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A more conservative estimate of risk by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Risk is, or at least should be, of interest to all investors. One of the traditional measures of risk is the standard deviation of expected returns (that is, the spread of the expected re

  • Considering risk by James Covington Bryce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Considering risk by James Covington Bryce Risk and reward appear to be a double-edged sword. Most professionals advocate that you calculate them both before entering a position. This is normally done in terms of a ratio where first you determine the dif

  • Determining Optimal Risk by Ed Seykota and Dave Druz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Determining Optimal Risk by Ed Seykota and Dave Druz Seasoned traders know the importance of risk management. If you risk little, you win little. If you risk too much, you eventually run to ruin. The optimum, of course, is somewhere in the middle. Here,

  • Diversification And Risk by Raymond Rothschild

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Diversification And Risk by Raymond Rothschild No method of stock or equity selection is perfect. Even the best of schemes can fail. For example, suppose we had a system of selecting stocks with a probability of success of two thirds. The probability of

  • Evaluate Your Risk by Simon Vine

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Evaluate Your Risk by Simone Vine To accurately determine risk, you must filter classical statistical factors. How, you ask? With a personal risk profile. In classical statistics, risk is defined as the standard deviation from the mean. To some extent,

  • Matching Money Management With Trade Risk by Daryl Guppy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Matching Money Management With Trade Risk by Daryl Guppy Manage your trades using technical analysis by identifying risk points as well as setting profit objectives. This Australia-based author shares some of his favorite techniques. Most of us think

  • Measuring Risk by Dick Stoken

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are two common ways to measure performance: the standard deviation of returns and the Sharpe ratio. Here's a third way. How do we measure risk? In the financial industry, the generally accepted method is the standard deviation of returns. A low st

  • Measuring Risk by Lee Leibfarth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:11 (20-26): Measuring Risk by Lee Leibfarth The most important concept in building a profitable trading system is to protect your capital. Here's a look at some of the techniques you can apply to measure your risks. Would you

  • Minimize Risk By Trading Within A Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at 60-minute data for Apple Computer, Inc. (AAPL) shows that the past month and a half have been a volatile period. Exhaustive selling during the middle of April created short-term support at $109 per share. By looking at these past support areas

Optimizing Portfolios Using Value At Risk by Luis Ballesca-Loyo

  • Redefining Volatility And Position Risk by C.A. Kase, C.T.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Redefining Volatility And Position Risk by C.A. Kase, C.T.A. A method on looking at the volatility of intraday price bars using a stop system called the ""dev-stop."" Volatility is the key to understanding market behavior. Volatility is the change in p

  • Spread Trading to Reduce Risk by L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread Trading to Reduce Risk by L.A. Little What are spread trades, how do they work, and how can we use them? The spread trading strategy receives too little attention even though a well-designed spread can offer excellent profit potential while dec

  • Using Futures And Options to Reshape Portfolio Risk by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Futures And Options to Reshape Portfolio Risk by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A. Portfolio management at its simplest is finding the highest possible return while limiting the risk involved. Because economic conditions constantly change, keeping to t

  • What Is Risk? by Gary Anderson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Is Risk? by Gary Anderson There are many ways to view risk. Some measurements treat risk and reward alike; if a stock is outperforming the market to the upside, there is an implicit expectation that the stock may also outperform the market to the d







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