08.03.2018 - Studies
Few trends on capital markets have received so much attention as the strong growth of exchange traded funds (ETFs). Within this asset class, the so called smart beta (SB) products enjoy ever growing popularity.
Contrary to a classic ETF, which is supposed to faithfully replicate the performance of a market index, the label “smart” suggests that these smart ETFs are able to beat the broad market. This should be achieved through a modified weighting strategy of single portfolio members from the broad index.
13.04.2018 - Society & Finance
Narrative economics and the example of bitcoinNarratives are short stories that convey values and emotions. They can spread like an epidemic and have an influence on pricing in the capital markets. In this study, we show that the contagious power of the narrative surrounding bitcoin helped to dr ...
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