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Basel Proposes Using Risk Drivers Over Credit Ratings

Basel Proposes Using Risk Drivers Over Credit Ratings

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) has released a proposal to reduce the reliance on credit agencies and internal models when calculating risk-weighted assets for regulatory capital, requesting comments by March 27 next year. “The hard-wiring of external credit […]

What Days Are The Stock Market Closed This Week?

What Days Are The Stock Market Closed This Week?

While many fund managers and institutional investors might be taking a December holiday vacation, the tendency is for this to be one of the most positive months of the year for stocks. Most major U.S markets observe a similar schedule, […]

Mutual Fund Replication – Death of Closet Indexers?

Mutual Fund Replication – Death of Closet Indexers?

Mutual Fund Replication – Death of Closet Indexers? by Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D., Alpha Architect Want to identify how to replicate an expensive, tax-inefficient mutual fund with ETFs? Interactive Brokers has a pretty cool tool that does exactly that! Check out […]