William T. Ziemba

University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

Professor (Emeritus)

2053 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

Canada

http://williamtziemba.com

Systemic Risk Centre - LSE

Distinguished Visiting Research Associate

Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Seasonal Anomalies

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
William T. Ziemba and Constantine S. Dzhabarov
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Alpha Lake Financial Analytics Corp
Downloads 1,690 (13,139)
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Seasonal Anomalies, January Effect, January Barometer, President And Election Effects

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The Favorite/Long-Shot Bias in S&P 500 and Ftse 100 Index Futures Options: The Return to Bets and the Cost of Insurance

EFA 2003 Annual Conference Paper No. 135, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jul 2003
Stewart D. Hodges, Robert Tompkins and William T. Ziemba
University of Warwick - Financial Options Research Centre (FORC), Business School of Finance & Management (HfB) - Bankakademie Group and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 1,211 (21,926)
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long-shot bias, gambling, option prices, implied volatilities

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Can Warren Buffett Forecast Equity Market Corrections?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 1,178 (22,838)
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stock market crashes, equity markets, market value-to-GNP ratio, equity market, GNP, GDP, likelihood ratio test, Monte Carlo

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Preface – The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice

World Scientific Handbook in Financial Economic Series, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 May 2011
Edward O. Thorp, Leonard MacLean and William T. Ziemba
University of California, Irvine, Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 1,126 (24,395)
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Kelly Criterion, Dynamic Investment Analysis, Capital Growth Theory, Sports Betting, Hedge Fund Strategies, Speculative Investing, Fortune's Formula

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The Predictive Ability of the Bond Stock Earnings Yield Differential in World-Wide Equity Markets

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Klaus Berge and William T. Ziemba
Dresden University of Technology - Faculty of Economics and Business Management and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 958 (30,787)
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Crashes, Efficient capital markets

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On Leland's Option Hedging Strategy with Transaction Costs

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Yonggan Zhao and William T. Ziemba
Nanyang Technological University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 913 (32,973)
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Sell in May and Go Away in the Equity Index Futures Markets

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Jan 2016
Constantine S. Dzhabarov and William T. Ziemba
Alpha Lake Financial Analytics Corp and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 867 (35,382)
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Halloween indicator, small and large cap returns, portfolio management

Incentives and Risk Taking in Hedge Funds

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Roy Kouwenberg, Roy Kouwenberg and William T. Ziemba
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)Mahidol University - College of Management and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 789 (39,713)
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Hedge funds, incentive fees, optimal portfolio choice

Incentives and Risk Taking in Hedge Funds

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 31, No. 11, 2007
Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Roy Kouwenberg, Roy Kouwenberg and William T. Ziemba
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)Mahidol University - College of Management and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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Hedge funds, Incentive fees, Optimal portfolio choice

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How to Lose Money in Derivatives: Examples from Hedge Funds and Bank Trading Departments

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 May 2014
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 667 (50,438)
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hedge fund trading disasters, over betting, Long Term Capital Management, Amarath and Société Genéralé

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Preface to: Efficiency of Racetrack Betting Markets (2008 Edition)

EFFICIENCY OF RACETRACK BETTING MARKETS, Second Edition, World Scientific, 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Donald B. Hausch, William T. Ziemba and Victor S. Lo
University of Wisconsin at Madison, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 614 (56,205)
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Racetrack Efficiency, Racetrack Betting Market, Racetrack Betting, Win Market, Finance

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Stock Market Crashes in 2007-2009: Were We Able to Predict Them?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2012
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 551 (64,393)
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stock market, crashes, efficient capital markets, China, Iceland

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Calculating Risk Neutral Probabilities and Optimal Portfolio Policies in a Dynamic Investment Model with Downside Risk Control

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Yonggan Zhao and William T. Ziemba
Nanyang Technological University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 549 (64,649)

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Risk Neutral Probabilities, Dynamic Investment Model, Multiperiod Stochastic Programming

Is the January Effect Still Alive in the Futures Markets?

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Juan Rendon and William T. Ziemba
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 530 (66,849)
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January effect, futures markets, small capitalized stocks

Is the January Effect Still Alive in the Futures Markets?

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 381-396, 2007
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Juan Rendon and William T. Ziemba
Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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January effect , Futures markets, Small capitalized stocks

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Arbitrage Pricing Simplified

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Markku Kallio and William T. Ziemba
Helsinki School of Economics & Business Administration - Department of Economics & Management Science and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 524 (68,586)
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Asset pricing, arbitrage theory, derivatives pricing, options pricing, incomplete markets, imperfect markets

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Cointegration Analysis of the Fed Model

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Apr 2005
Matti Koivu, Teemu Pennanen and William T. Ziemba
European Central Bank (ECB), Aalto University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 500 (72,679)
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Cointegration analysis, Vector equilibrium correction, VAR, Stock markets

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Does the Bond-Stock Earning Yield Differential Model Predict Equity Market Corrections Better than High P/E Models?

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 22 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 471 (78,107)
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stock market corrections, bond-stock earnings yield model, FED model, price earnings ratio, Campbell and Shiller model

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Some Historical Perspectives on the Bond-Stock Yield Model for Crash Prediction Around the World

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Mar 2014
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 409 (92,247)
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stock market crashes, BSEYD and Fed models, long term investing

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Is 1/n Really Better than Optimal Mean-Variance Portfolio?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Woo Chang Kim, Yongjae Lee and William T. Ziemba
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), UNIST and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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Equally-Weighted Portfolio, Optimal Mean-Variance Portfolio, Portfolio Performance Evaluation

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The COVID-19 Crash in the US Stock Market

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 358 (107,331)
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COVID-19 response, stock market crash, stock market rally, Fed stimulus, government stimulus, effect of the volatility index, bond and stock prices.

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Response to Paul a Samuelson Letters and Papers on the Kelly Capital Growth Investment Strategy

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 357 (107,673)
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capital growth, log utility, risk aversion, long run growth

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Empirical Bayes Estimation with Dynamic Portfolio Models

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Leonard MacLean, Michael E. Foster and William T. Ziemba
Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration, Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 342 (112,982)
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A Tale of Two Indexes: Predicting Equity Market Downturns in China

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2020
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 335 (115,667)

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stock market corrections and crashes, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Bond-Stock Earnings Yield Differential (BSEYD), Price-to-Earnings ratio, Cyclically-Adjusted Price Earnings ratio (CAPE).

23.

A Method for Winning at Lotteries

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
Steven Moffitt and William T. Ziemba
Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 319 (121,918)
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Lottery, Nash Equilibrium, Gambling, Optimal Betting Strategies, Efficiency, Parimutuel, Lotto, Trump Ticket

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Weak Interest Rate Parity and Currency Portfolio Diversification

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Mar 2006
Leonard MacLean, Yonggan Zhao and William T. Ziemba
Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration, Nanyang Technological University and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 230 (170,036)

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Exchange Rate Dynamic, Currency Portfolio, Regime Switching

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How to Lose Money in the Financial Markets: Examples from the Recent Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Aug 2014
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 229 (170,718)
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hedge fund trading disasters, over betting, rogue traders, 2007-2009 financial crisis, subprimes

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Land and Stock Bubbles, Crashes and Exit Strategies In Japan Circa 1990 and in 2013

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
A.N. Shiryaev, Mikhail Zhitlukhin and William T. Ziemba
Steklov Mathematical Institute, Steklov Mathematical Institute and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 202 (192,084)
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bubble, disorder model, change point detection, bond-stock model, Nikkei Stock Average, golf course membership index

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The Five Investor Camps That Try to Beat the Stock Market

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 196 (197,402)

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efficient and inefficient markets, risk premium, Samuelson’s superior investors, Buffet’s investment approach, superior investors approaches and techniques, effect of parameter errors on optimal investment choice, Kelly, fractional Kelly optimization

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William T Ziemba's Contributions to Portfolio Theory and Practice

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Oct 2019
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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static and dynamic portfolio theory, capital growth, using anomalies in asset allocation, asset-liability management, prediction of financial market direction and large declines, political effects on asset prices, risk and pure arbitrage, effects of parameter estimation errors

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Currency Regimes and Weak Interest Rate Parity

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2010
Leonard MacLean, Yonggan Zhao and William T. Ziemba
Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration, Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 174 (219,179)
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Regime, Switching, Weak Interest Rate Parity

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Non Predictable Stock Market Declines

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jan 2016
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 170 (223,543)

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mini crashes, 10% corrections

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The Swiss Black Swan Bad Scenario: Is Switzerland Another Casualty of the Eurozone Crisis?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 142 (259,395)
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Swiss franc, euro peg, black swans, currency trading losses, swiss exports, quantitative easing, negative interest rates

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An Endogenous Volatility Approach to Pricing and Hedging Call Options with Transaction Costs

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Oct 2009
Leonard MacLean, Yonggan Zhao and William T. Ziemba
Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration, Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 126 (284,389)

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Exploring Breaks in the Distribution of Stock Returns: Empirical Evidence from Apple Inc.

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
Sebastien Lleo, William T. Ziemba and Jessica Li
NEOMA Business School, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Neoma Business School
Downloads 121 (292,852)
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changepoint methods, regime switching models, machine learning, factor models, empirical asset pricing, event studies

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Arbitrage and Risk Arbitrage in the Nikkei Put Warrant Market

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 85 (369,999)

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arbitrage, risk arbitrage, betting exchanges, hedge fund strategies, Nikkei put warrants, Nikkei call warrants, Japanese land and stock prices

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Does It Pay to Buy the Pot in the Canadian 6/49 Lottery? Implications for Lottery Design

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2018
Steven Moffitt and William T. Ziemba
Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 70 (413,177)

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Lottery, Lottery Design, Gambling, Market Efficiency

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Parimutuel Betting Markets: Racetracks and Lotteries Revisited

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Jun 2021
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 68 (419,728)
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stochastic programming optimization models, parimutuel betting markets, efficiency of racetrack betting markets, lottery strategies, favorite-longshot bias

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Using a Mean Changing Stochastic Processes Exit-Entry Model for Stock Market Long-Short Prediction

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Sebastien Lleo, Mikhail Zhitlukhin and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School, Steklov Mathematical Institute and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 42 (521,103)

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mean changing model, stochastic processes, Apple Computer stock, trend following strategies, bubble asset price exits, stock market crashes, errors in mean estimates, portfolio optimization, Covid-19 2020 era

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Technical Appendix for 'Exploring Breaks in the Distribution of Stock Returns: Empirical Evidence from Apple Inc.'

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Sebastien Lleo, William T. Ziemba and Jessica Li
NEOMA Business School, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and Neoma Business School
Downloads 35 (556,086)

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changepoint methods, regime switching models, machine learning, factor models, empirical asset pricing, event studies

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A Dynamic Investment Model with Control on the Portfolio's Worst Case Outcome

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Oct 2003
Yonggan Zhao, Ulrich Haussmann and William T. Ziemba
Nanyang Technological University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
Downloads 19 (657,449)
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Does the Bond‐Stock Earnings Yield Differential Model Predict Equity Market Corrections Better than High P/E Models?

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 61-123, 2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Apr 2017
Sebastien Lleo and William T. Ziemba
NEOMA Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business
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stock market crashes, bond‐stock earnings yield mode, Fed model, price‐earnings‐ratio

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When to Sell Apple and the NASDAQ? Trading Bubbles with a Stochastic Disorder Model

Posted: 21 May 2019
A.N. Shiryaev, Mikhail Zhitlukhin and William T. Ziemba
Steklov Mathematical Institute, Steklov Mathematical Institute and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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bubbles, Soros trading, Apple Computer Inc., NASDAQ 100

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Great Investors: Their Methods, Results and Evaluation

Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Olivier Gergaud and William T. Ziemba
Kedge - Bordeaux Business School and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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Investing in the Turn-of-the-Year Effect

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 455-472, 2011
Posted: 07 Dec 2011
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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January effect, turn-of-the-year effect, futures trading

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The Kelly Capital Growth Investment Criterion: Theory and Practice

WORLD SCIENTIFIC HANDBOOK IN FINANCIAL ECONOMIC SERIES, Vol. 3, 2011
Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Leonard MacLean, Edward O. Thorp and William T. Ziemba
Dalhousie University - School of Business Administration, University of California, Irvine and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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Kelly Criterion, Dynamic Investment Analysis, Capital Growth Theory, Sports Betting, Hedge Fund Strategies, Speculative Investing, Fortune's Formula

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Is the 60-40 Stock-Bond Pension Fund Rule Wise?

Posted: 03 Apr 2011
William T. Ziemba
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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small cap, election cycle, 60-40 rule

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'Preface to' Stochastic Optimization Models in Finance (2006 Edition)

Stochastic Optimization Models in Finance, 2006 Edition
Posted: 02 Oct 2009
William T. Ziemba and Raymond Vickson
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Waterloo - Department of Management Sciences

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Stochastics, Stochastic Optimization Models, Finance