Active versus passive investing


Active versus passive investing

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Executive Summary

In this article, we will present two alternative strategies that can be used by a portfolio manager. The strategies will exist in two versions (low-risk and high-risk profiles) and the management of the strategies will be kept to a minimum—no stop loss will be used and the number of trades will be limited to one per month. We will compare these two strategies to a simple buy-andhold strategy in the S&P 500. We will also look at the behavior of the different strategies under extremely volatile market conditions.

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Performance magazine issue 20, January 2016

Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients.

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