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Stock returns: Exponential time decay

I am replicating some research that uses two years of single stock returns (i.e. N= 250*2= 500) and then applies an exponential decay with a half-life of one year to these returns. Does this mean ...
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Decay factor and volatility (2 assets): do you keep simple correlation to calculate vol? or exponentially weighted correlation?

I have calculated exponentially weighted variances (and covariance) for a future and the underlying index. Now that I have exponentially weighted variances for my 2 assets using a lookback period of ...
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How to apply decay factor in the volatility calculation for 1 asset?

I read somewhere that the decay factor is (1-lamba)*lamba^t where t is first return, second return, third return, ... I also found this formula which I have difficulty to understand: How do I ...