Category: Investments

  • Zacks Investment Research Update Q4’22

    Zacks Investment Research Update Q4’22

    Featured Photo by Yiorgos Ntrahas on Unsplash Let’s continue exploring the most popular articles, ideas and opinions from Zacks.com. Contents: Update for Monday, October 24 2022 S&P 500: 3,752.75 +86.97 (+2.37%) Dow: 31,082.56 +748.97 (+2.47%) Nasdaq: 10,859.72 +244.87 (+2.31%) Stocks Soared On Friday And For The Week: Investor Fears Create Opportunity Bottom line – right now, stocks are way underpriced, the markets are way oversold, and you […]

  • Bear vs. Bull Portfolio Risk/Return Optimization QC Analysis

    Bear vs. Bull Portfolio Risk/Return Optimization QC Analysis

    Based on the Portfolio Allocation and Optimization Algorithm discussed earlier and the related portfolio management, let’s run the Bear vs. Bull QC test of the portfolio P=[MSFT, AAPL, NDAQ] in terms of the Risk/Return Ratio (RRR). We have got a Sharpe ratio of less than one that is considered unacceptable or bad. The risk the portfolio encounters isn’t being offset well enough by its return. A high correlation coefficient indicates poor diversification. Results are consistent with the Barchart stocks-to-sell opinion.

  • The Zacks’s Steady Investor – A Quick Look  

    The Zacks’s Steady Investor – A Quick Look  

    Featured Photo by Bram Naus on Unsplash Let’s look at what is going on in the U.S. markets and the current Zacks’s view for investors to consider (as of Sunday, 9 October 2022).

  • Risk/Return POA – Dr. Dividend’s Positions

    Risk/Return POA – Dr. Dividend’s Positions

    Based upon the Portfolio Optimization Algorithm (POA) discussed earlier and the relevant POA QC analysis and comparisons, let’s look at the current stock positions suggested by Dr. Dividend (DD). Let’s define the following POA parameters: benchmark_ = [“^GSPC”,]portfolio_ = [‘AAPL’, ‘GOOG’, ‘COST’, ‘SBUX’, ‘DE’,’SOFI’,’APD’,’UNH’,’SHW’,’NVDA’] start_date_ = “2021-01-01”end_date_ = “2022-10-05”number_of_scenarios = 10000 trade_days_per_year = 252 delta_risk […]

  • Portfolio Optimization Risk/Return QC – Positions of Humble Div vs Dividend Glenn

    Portfolio Optimization Risk/Return QC – Positions of Humble Div vs Dividend Glenn

    Based upon the Portfolio Optimization Algorithm (POA) discussed earlier and the relevant POA QC use-case (positions of The Dividend Breeder), let’s run the similar algorithm to compare top 5 stock positions of Humble Div (HD) vs Dividend Glenn (DG) in terms of the Risk/Return Ratio (RRR) or RRR1=1/RRR. Let’s define the following common POA parameters: […]

  • Risk/Return QC via Portfolio Optimization – Current Positions of The Dividend Breeder

    Risk/Return QC via Portfolio Optimization – Current Positions of The Dividend Breeder

    Featured Image by AbsolutVision on Unsplash Based on the Portfolio Optimization Algorithm (POA) discussed earlier, let’s run the QC test of current positions of The Dividend Breeder in terms of the Risk/Return Ratio (RRR). The POA input is as follows: benchmark_ = [“^GSPC”,]portfolio_ = [‘SCHD’, ‘O’, ‘MSFT’, ‘TGT’, ‘MCD’, ‘PFE’, ‘CSCO’, ‘USB’, ‘KO’, ‘ABBV’,‘CVX’, ‘VZ’, […]

  • Stock Portfolio Risk/Return Optimization

    Stock Portfolio Risk/Return Optimization

    Featured Image by D koi on Unsplash Following the Garcia’s exercise on how to create a portfolio testing 10,000 combinations of stocks, let’s implement the end-to-end Python stock optimization workflow that minimizes the Risk/Retun ratio with respect to a market benchmark. Such a stand alone workflow consists of the following steps: Let’s set up the […]

  • Invest in AI via Macroaxis Sep ’22 Update

    Invest in AI via Macroaxis Sep ’22 Update

    Invest in AI via Macroaxis Sep ’22 Update 4 AI pillars AI thematic idea 20 stocks Asset Allocation Market Capitalization (%) Instrument Composition Market Elasticity Risk/Return Ratio Asse ratings Technical Analysis Correlation Matrix Takeaways Business headlines

  • All Eyes on ETFs Sep ’22

    All Eyes on ETFs Sep ’22

    ETF Focus September 2022: Is Now A Good Time To Buy ETFs? Cons and Pros of ETFs Sectors On Watch The Pup’s Weekend Dig Zacks.com SeekingAlpha TradingView Barchart AIolux Macroaxis S&P 500 Related Infographic Commodity trends, cryptocurrency, AI optimization, and more.

  • Gulf’s Oil Price Web Scraping in R

    Gulf’s Oil Price Web Scraping in R

    Gulf’s Oil Price Web Scraping in R. Gulf states to gain $1.3 trillion in additional oil revenue by 2026: IMF. We discuss the basics of sourcing oil market price data for free online. discuss the basics of sourcing oil market price data for free online. Webscraping in R is a technique to retrieve large amounts of data from the Internet. We’ll be scraping data on Gulf’s oil prices from the Oil Price website and converting it into a usable format. This is is crucial for competitive pricing. In order to keep prices of your products competitive and attractive, you need to monitor and keep track of prices set by your competitors. If you know what your competitors’ pricing strategy is, you can accordingly align your pricing strategy to get an edge over them.