Volatility puzzles

a unified framework for gauging return-volatility regressions by Tim Bollerslev

Publisher: Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C

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StatementTim Bollerslev and Hao Zhou.
SeriesFinance and economics discussion series ;, 2003-40, Finance and economics discussion series (Online) ;, 2003-40.
ContributionsZhou, Hao, 1967-
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LC Control Number2004616500

Retail Clienteles and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle∗ Bing Han Alok Kumar Current Version: ∗Both authors are at the Department of Finance, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, B, Austin, TX Bing Han can be reached at ; email: [email protected] Size, book-to-market, momentum, and liquidity effects cannot account for either the low average returns earned by stocks with high exposure to systematic volatility risk or for the low average. Volatility Puzzles: A Simple Framework for Gauging Return-Volatility Regression Article in Journal of Econometrics () March with 69 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Arbitrage Asymmetry and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle by* Robert F. Stambaugh, Jianfeng Yu, and Yu Yuan First Draft: October 1, This Draft: January 9, Abstract Short selling, as compared to purchasing, faces greater risks and other potential impediments. This arbitrage asymmetry explains the negative relation between id File Size: KB.

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The average out-of-sample volatility looked like Figure 1. This is a pleasing figure — the historically low volatility stocks have realized volatility that is relatively low, and the historically high volatility stocks have relatively high realized volatility.

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Average values are reported for the maximum daily return in percent (MAX), idiosyncratic volatility in percent (IVOL), the monthly return in the month of portfolio formation (REV), price (PRICE), market capitalization in millions of dollars (SIZE), market beta (BETA), the book-to-market ratio (B/M), illiquidity scaled by(ILLIQ), and Cited by: 3.

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Volatility Puzzles: A Uni ed Framework for Gauging Return-Volatility Regressions Tim Bollerslevy and Hao Zhouz Aug Abstract This paper provides a simple uni ed framework for assessing the empirical linkages between returns and realized and implied volatilities.

First, we show that whereas. The persistent drop in the Vix volatility index has been a puzzle, given all the uncertainties of the past year – but a closer look offers clues as to when it might turn higher, says Nicholas.

This apparent rise in idiosyncratic volatility has become one of the most actively researched asset pricing puzzles, with several recent articles trying to explain the phenomenon. measured at the end of the previous time period, include: stock price, firm size, lagged idiosyncratic volatility, book-to-market ratio, leverage (the ratio of Cited by: Downloadable.

The inability to reconcile observed levels of foreign exchange rate volatility with predictions derived from rational expectations models represents one of the most persistent challenges in international finance. This paper shows that such excess volatility puzzles arise from informational assumptions by contrasting exchange rate equilibria under two different hypotheses.

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idiosyncratic volatility and volatility respectively. I then run Fama-French models (), estimating the raw returns, adjusted returns, and alphas for three-factor, four-factors, and five-factors models.

The data is reported by quintile (Q), with Q I representing a portfolio of stocks. The Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle daily firm-specific residual by subtracting the daily industry-i return:ε ijst = R ijst − R ist.

(1) R ijst is the return on day s in month t of stock j that belongs to industry i and R ist is the value-weighted return of industry i on day s in monthwe obtain the month-t idiosyncratic volatility (IV) of stock j that belongs to.

Market anomaly, idiosyncratic volatility, asymmetric volatility, asset pricing, panel data. Purpose: Our purpose is to shed more light on the idiosyncratic volatility puzzle and more explicitly to examine if idiosyncratic volatility can predict future equity returns.

Further more,we aim to examine if the relation between idiosyncratic. Canina, Linda & Figlewski, Stephen, "The Informational Content of Implied Volatility," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 6(3), pages John T. Scruggs, "Resolving the Puzzling Intertemporal Relation between the Market Risk Premium and Conditional Market Variance: A Two-Factor Approach," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol.

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NBER Working Paper No. Issued in September NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics This paper documents large cross-country differences in the long run volatility of the real exchange rate.

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