Attain Alternatives Blog: Guest Post

14 May 2012

Guest Post: The Great Fall of China?

Jeffrey Dow Jones over at Cognitive Concord has a great post continuing the theme of politics influencing investing we witnessed last week at SALT. If China is really the potential disaster he describes, now is the time to ask whether or not your portfolio is buckled in.

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11 Sep 2013

Sortino Ratio: Are you calculating it wrong?

The group over at Red Rock sure thinks so. Red Rock states the real definition of the Sortino ratio uses not the standard deviation of negative returns, but instead the ‘target downside deviation’, which is the deviations of the realized return’s underperformance from the target return. What does that mean to the normal person who has trouble reading math equations?

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