Statistical Arbitrage


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Statistical Arbitrage

In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that employs complex statistical models that try to capture small abnormalities in a security's intraday return.

Arbitrage

An investment practice that attempts to profit from inefficiencies in price by making transactions that offset each other. For example, one may buy a security at a low price and, within a few seconds, re-sell it to a willing buyer at a higher price. Arbitrageurs can keep prices relatively stable as markets try to resist their attempts at price exploitation. Arbitrageurs often use computer programs because their transactions can be complex and occur in rapid succession.
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Statistical arbitrage is rooted in mathematics to deliver alpha independent of traditional risk factors.
The author also supplies a new presentation of statistical arbitrage that includes discussion of pairs trading and cointegration.
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Other Strategies deployed by The Bullion Fund include Global Macro, Statistical Arbitrage, and some Directional equities and futures.
The firm's investment strategies include global macro trading, equity long/short, statistical arbitrage, fundamental equity investing in the U.
NEW YORK -- Southridge LLC is very pleased to announce its Double Alpha Group ranked among the Top 10 Statistical Arbitrage Hedge Funds in each of Barclay Data Finder Hedge Fund Rankings.
The firm's trading strategies include global macro trading, long/short, statistical arbitrage, event driven strategies and technical trading systems.
5 million venture capital fundraising to develop quantitative trading systems for global equity and futures markets; co-directed a team of 20 for trading model development and system integration and testing; led a high-frequency, market-neutral statistical arbitrage fund; and designed a real-time portfolio monitoring and risk management system.

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