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Alpha/Beta Separation

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The authors (Analytic Investors’ Roger Clarke & Harindra de Silva and Brigham Young University’s Steven Thorley) provide a clear and cogent argument for why you’d want to separate and re-proportion the active and passive components embedded in any actively-managed investment mandate. While the generic case outlined in the document involves a traditional long-only active fund, the authors also explore the potential role of hedge funds in alpha/beta separation. They point out that despite the popular assumption that hedge fund returns are nearly all alpha, this is “only partially true” in aggregate. ...
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Alpha beta separation? Can’t beat beta? Beta based asset allocation is supposedly the driver of returns. Many papers claim that it is almost all that matters. That mistake has dominated conventional wisdom for too long. They reached that sample biased conclusion because asset allocation is what the selected investors focused on. Setting a stock/bond/alternatives mix determines variability of returns ONLY if you emphasize it. It is easy to debunk this portfolio construction “axiom” if you seek reliable performance. Suppose corporate pensions were required to invest 100% in its plan sponsor’s stock. Then we ... market research, surveys and trends
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