Monday, July 14, 2014

 

Sentiment and the Effectiveness of Technical Analysis: Evidence from the Hedge Fund Industry

By David M. Smith, State University of New York at Albany; Na Wang, Hofstra University; Ying Wang, State University of New York at Albany; and Edward J. Zychowicz, Hofstra University

In their paper the authors present a unique approach to test whether technical analysis is a more useful investment tool in high sentiment periods than in low sentiment periods. Rather than testing individual technical rules, the authors focus on hedge fund managers and consider their employment of technical analysis in different sentiment periods.

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From the July 2014 issue of Barclay's Insider Report. Accredited investors can subscribe to the full newsletter for free.

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