The Epsilon Theory Archive

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Mark Twain said that, or Abraham Lincoln depending on what corner of the internet you find yourself on any given day. Likewise, there are common themes, topics and subjects that run throughout the Epsilon Theory archive. All of our writing is categorized, tagged and organized to be easily accessible, but beware: your search for truth on one matter may very well lead you down any number of rabbit holes (and we hope that it does).

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quant

The 10-year Treasury ended the week at 2.33%, slightly down from last week. Read more »

quant

Volatility

Volatility has been declining for stocks in the short term and continues to stay low in the long term. Read more »

note

The trifecta of massively fast compute, AI algorithms and blockchain development are the top three current technology mega-trends. Read more »

quant

Correlation among emerging market stocks and bonds has increased in recent months. Read more »

quant

Momentum

Short-term momentum continues to increase for stocks while nearly every other asset class is flat to negative. Read more »

note

We think we are wolves, living by the logic of the pack. In truth we are sheep, living by the logic of the flock. Read more »

note

Quantum computing leaps forward to a time when AI does everything and we do nothing (which might just be a good thing). Read more »

note

We’d like to believe that information and analysis can tell us the true value of something but the reality is that investment returns are always and everywhere a behavioral phenomenon. Read more »

podcast

Ben shares his thoughts on the inflation narrative and how to make politics more transparent and engaging. Listen »

note

How young people consume news, how one news site is trying to educate its commenters, and what words should exist at all. Read more »

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