Posts Tagged ‘Winton Capital’

Trends Come Back to Surprise Investors

January 22, 2015

Chidem Kurdas

It’s a common pattern. No sooner than a view (more…)

Battling Dispersion Blues

June 5, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

A shorthand like “hedge fund” is just a convenient catchall (more…)

Winton, Quants and European Crisis

June 11, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Suppose there is a chaotic Greek exit from the euro zone, with steep declines in equity markets. In that case (more…)

Man AHL Quants’ Challenge

March 20, 2012

It has been 25 years since Man Group’s futures trading program, AHL, started operating. (more…)

Quants Get Traction After Tough Year

February 7, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Trend-following quantitative traders of futures contracts did better (more…)

Road Less Traveled Financial Stocks

May 19, 2011

After the crisis of 2008, many financial companies were undervalued. You could make good money holding a bunch of well-known names. It is tougher now after a prolonged up market. Although you still see big companies like Goldman Sachs and asset manager Legg Mason in portfolios, there is a move to look elsewhere for the next financial trade. (more…)