Global Energy Stocks: The Worst May Be Over

By Salvatore Ruscitti, of MRB – The Macro Research Board   We recently upgraded energy stocks to neutral from underweight. Downside risks to oil prices and rising costs for oil producers were key reasons behind our downgrade of the sector in May 2013. Our cautious stance worked out well as a supply-induced bear market in […] Read more »

Promising Results from Automated FX Trading Strategy using Country Sentiment Factors

By Pavel Chigirev, Deltix Quantitative Research Team Introduction This paper describes an implementation of an automated quantitative FX trading strategy based on country sentiment factors, and the results from back-testing this strategy. The country sentiment factors and strategy description are provided by RavenPack. We implemented the strategy in the Deltix QuantOffice research platform, a purpose-built […] Read more »