Derek Horstmeyer is a professor at George Mason University School of Business, specializing in exchange-traded fund (ETF) and mutual fund performance. He currently serves as Director of the new Financial Planning and Wealth Management major at George Mason and founded the first student-managed investment fund at GMU.
An examination of global stock market indices since 2015 reveals one clear takeaway: Every single index's average correlation with all other indices has fallen.
With various performance metrics to choose among, might fund managers be tempted to cherry-pick those that reflect most favorably on their performance?
How have the markets responded to congressional testimony from recent Fed chairs? Have they shown a preference or distaste for any one in particular?
Is there a relationship between where bitcoin is mined and how the performance of the local equity markets correlates with bitcoin prices?