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Sector Scooting via SCTR Can we boost performance by getting rid of a couple of bad industries? Certainly. Can we do it via the SCTR? Maybe. The best case: what future prediction can bring Before we get started, we want to understand what perfect prediction could bring us. This chart
   May 21, 2021    0
Creating Long Short Portfolios in Equities Lab Shorting stocks is hard to do profitably. Very hard. That said, adding a short component to portfolios can reduce drawdown. Long/Short portfolios are also useful to see if factors are important for good investment performance. Using the islongshort macro To model a long/short
CAPM Explained
We are proud to announce a new release of Equities Lab. We have a ton of new features, including some changes that might affect your current screens. Some of the highlights include more ADRs, new macro economic properties, and a fully functional stock simulator.
   February 20, 2020    0
This article pits Equities Lab and Gurufocus against each other, to determine which one deserves the individual investor's loyalty. This is simple, once the criteria for a "good" backtesting tool is specified.
  This article pits Equities Lab and Gurufocus against each other, to determine which one deserves the individual investor’s loyalty. This is simple, once the criteria for a “good” backtesting tool is specified.   Investopedia.com states that backtesting is “the process of testing a trading strategy on relevant historical data
   August 15, 2018    2
Blockchain is essentially the technological architecture that supports Bitcoin, but it holds far more potential than just that. Many people deem the mastermind behind this term to be Satoshi Nakomoto, the anonymous creator of Bitcoin. However, if you look into the original white paper the words "block" and "chain" are never conjoined but used separately, then later popularized.
With all the hype surrounding Bitcoin in recent years due to price fluctuations, it’s been hard to ignore. You hear about it on business news, you read about it on your Twitter feed, and then you hear the word “blockchain”. Blockchain is essentially the technological architecture that supports Bitcoin, but
   December 4, 2018    0
With the recent price increase in the services provided by Portfolio123, it has come to light that many users of their service may be looking for alternatives. We've been getting a number of calls these past couple of days from disgruntled users, and we have decided to write out the comparisons between Portfolio123 and Equities Lab here.
Portfolio123 has increased their prices, is it time to change? With the recent price increase in the services provided by Portfolio123, it has come to light that many users of their service may be looking for alternatives. We’ve been getting a number of calls these past couple of days from
   May 18, 2018    1
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In my years of using Equities Lab as a quantitative investment tool, I have never lost sight of the core values of long term investing. Many of these values are in the teachings of Benjamin Graham and used by an idol of mine, Warren Buffett. Remembering this, no matter how
Watch Your Math
When it comes to investing, I love thinking in terms of standard deviation. It’s one of the quickest ways to assess the risk of a potential investment, and there is an established good benchmark standard deviation that I shoot for when picking investment strategies. There is just one small problem
Funds Vs. Investing Yourself
Every investor has their own preferred investment. Two of the most popular choices are investing in funds such as ETF’s, Mutual Funds, or Hedge Funds, and self-investing using a strategy that you’ve either built yourself or adopted from a well-known investor. It’s finally time to figure out which choice has
Are Solid Companies Really That Solid?
Firing on all four Cylinders The world is run by computers. Almost every field has been automated to a degree that the workplace wouldn’t be able to really function without technology, and finance is no exception. With HFT firms and algorithms dictating how we trade, let’s take a step back
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Government Contracts There is no bigger consumer in the United States than the federal government. The sheer amount of money the government spends on subsidies and goods is enough to make any business’ mouth water.   The Screen Itself How should we go about finding companies that are likely to
   February 10, 2017    0   
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Summary points Ranked an average rating of BUY by multiple analysts http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/incy/analystestimates Has increased over 500% in the past three years. Volume has more than doubled over the past twenty days Incyte(NASDAQ:INCY), in the words of yahoo finance, “ focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics primarily
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The problem The rising income and EPS growth screener used to operate, at least in part, based on the buzz score, and on estimates. Unfortunately, we lost the following data fields: All estimates fields Insider ownership Institutional ownership Large block trades This happened because we had to make tradeoffs when
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I'm happy to say that we're encouraging university classrooms to use Equities Lab in their classwork.  Here's an example of some of the work that has resulted.  Notice how well the long/short strategy does…  It's been reprinted, unedited, other than some (partial) attempts to format what used to be a