Pfau, Wade Donald (2011): Revisiting the Fisher and Statman Study on Market Timing.
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Valuation-based market timing demonstrates greater potential to improve risk-adjusted returns for conservative long-term investors than given credit by Fisher and Statman (2006). On a risk-adjusted basis, market-timing strategies provide comparable returns as a 100 percent stocks buy-and-hold strategy but with substantially less risk. Meanwhile, market timing provides comparable risks and the same average asset allocation as a 50/50 fixed allocation strategy, but with much higher returns. Also, defining market timing as either 100 percent stocks or 100 percent Treasury bills does not provide a hedge against the possibility that valuations may depart from their historical averages for extended periods.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Revisiting the Fisher and Statman Study on Market Timing|
|Keywords:||market valuations; cyclically-adjusted price-earnings ratio; PE10; stock returns; market timing; long term; tactical asset allocation; buy and hold|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G14 - Information and Market Efficiency ; Event Studies ; Insider Trading
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice ; Investment Decisions
N - Economic History > N2 - Financial Markets and Institutions > N22 - U.S. ; Canada: 1913-
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C15 - Statistical Simulation Methods: General
N - Economic History > N2 - Financial Markets and Institutions > N21 - U.S. ; Canada: Pre-1913
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D14 - Household Saving; Personal Finance
|Depositing User:||Wade D. Pfau|
|Date Deposited:||09. Mar 2011 06:31|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 03:40|
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