How to Use Volatility to Earn Better Portfolio Returns
Jun 30, 2016
By James Picerno
A conventional buy-and-hold strategy forces clients to endure short-term bouts of pain—sometimes more than they can stand. However, a recent Yale study found that adjusting equity exposure to volatility spikes can yield larger alphas and better portfolio performance. It may also prevent clients from bolting out of the market at the wrong time.