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Long-term economic outlook and equity prices

by Dr Adelphe Ekponon, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Dr Adelphe Ekponon The very first asset pricing models (also called Capital Asset Pricing Models or CAPM) have postulated that the only risk…

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Financial Planning: Trump vs Obama: Who had best 2-year stock market gains

A report co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge, is mentioned in the article. The Global Investment Returns Yearbook for Credit Suisse analysed data since 1900 and assesses the returns…

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Evidence Investor: Elroy Dimson on the most important lesson from market history

Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management (CEAM) at Cambridge Judge, discusses what investors can learn from stock market history and shares his insights on long-term interest rates. “The importance of diversification is clear within markets,…

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The Wall Street Journal: The market isn’t going to save you from saving too little

A report co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson, Chairman of the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge, is cited in the WSJ article about investment returns. According to the report, “since 1900, US stocks have returned 6.5 per…

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How (in)efficient is the stock market?

by Dr Yuan Li, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance In 2013, the Nobel committee split the economic prize to Eugene Fama – the pioneer of efficient market hypothesis (EMH) and Robert Shiller…

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Bloomberg: The stockpop from a crypto rebrand doesn’t last

A paper co-authored by Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is cited in the article. The paper looked at 95 stocks that added “.com” to their names during 1998 and 1999 and…

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The granular effect of stock market concentration on market portfolio volatility

Dr Jisok Kang, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Ever since the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) was first introduced in 1964, a well-accepted conception in the modern portfolio theory is that the…

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Are analysts whose forecast revisions correlate less with prior stock price changes better information producers and monitors?

by Dr Yuan Li, Research Associate, Cambridge Centre for Finance and Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance Financial analysts are important information intermediaries in the capital markets because they engage in private information search, perform prospective analyses aimed at forecasting…

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What are bubbles?

Dr Qiusha Peng of the Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin) explains what bubbles mean to those in the financial world. Accompanying the high-flying US stocks this year, the topic "bubbles" recently is a star guest in the media. Talking with…

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Our social interactions are informative of our investment decisions

When we are investing, we don't mindlessly copy our peers, according to new research carried out by Cambridge Centre for Finance (CCFin) Fellow Chryssi Giannitsarou and her research collaborators. Instead, we are more likely to participate in the stock market…

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