Essays about: "fund"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 707 essays containing the word fund.

  1. 1. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rational Exuberance: Hedge fund trading strategy in bubbles

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jacob Gren; Elin Söderlund; [2022]
    Keywords : Hedge Funds; Stock Bubbles; Positive Feedback Strategy; Mispriced Securities;

    Abstract : This paper examines hedge fund trading strategy in seven bubbles and concludes that hedge funds apply different strategies for different bubbles. We analyze hedge funds' long positions in bubble stocks. Further, we run a regression to account for any short positions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Active versus passive: Does increased investments in passive funds have an effect on active fund performance?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Elliot Corell; Jacob Hjelmstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : Index fund; Mutual fund; Passive investment; Active investment; Alpha;

    Abstract : In recent decades, there has been a shift towards investing in passively managed funds. Grossman and Stiglitz (1980) describe in their theoretical paper how the share of uninformed investors is positively correlated to the utility of being informed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do Active Fund Managers Outperform their Peers? A Study of Active Management and Performance in the Swedish Mutual Fund Market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : William Levay; Karl Wallén; [2022]
    Keywords : Active Share; Tracking Error; Benchmark-Adjusted Return; Alpha; Benchmark Index;

    Abstract : Primarily, the purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between active management and fund performance in the Swedish mutual fund market, 2010-2021. Two measures of active management are used: Active Share and Tracking Error. READ MORE

  5. 5. Government Support for Semiconductors & International Trade Disciplines - Proposed Chips Act for Europe within the Frame of WTO Commitments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Matthew Langdon; [2022]
    Keywords : subsidies; semiconductors; chips; EU; Chips Act; Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement; WTO; DRAMS; R D; trade disputes; GATT; Chips Fund; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The global semiconductor industry has benefited from a period of intense geographic specialization, yet faces the growing prospect of a new era of turbulence in international trade relations. Severely disrupted by exogenous shocks in global supply chains, the ability of the industry to cater to ceaseless demand growth is jeopardized by an increasing number of initiatives proposed for most industrialized economies to subsidize domestic development and production of semiconductors. READ MORE