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Questions tagged [stylized-facts]

A stylized fact is a term used in economics to refer to empirical findings that are so consistent (for example, across a wide range of instruments, markets and time periods) that they are accepted as truth. Due to their generality, they are often qualitative.

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What is price level dependence of volatility

I am trying to understand the term level dependence of volatility as mentioned in Pricing of options on assets with level dependent stochastic volatility. Is this same as leverage effect mentioned in ...
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Are “stylized facts” based on reliable evidence?

A highly cited article "Empirical properties of asset returns: stylized facts and statistical issues" by R. Cont use the Figure 8. below to illustrate the well-known phenomenon of volatility ...
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Have any new stylized facts of asset returns been discovered since 2001?

In 2001 R.Cont stated in "Empirical properties of asset returns: stylized facts and statistical issues" article a set of stylized statistical facts which are common to a wide set of financial assets. ...
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Is an autocorrelation of the abs returns just a consequence of the volatility burst?

In Pfaff's "Financial Risk Modelling and Portfolio Optimization with R" the following stylized facts are stated (among the others, p.26): The volatility of return processes is not constant with ...
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Intraday return and volatility figures some sense check

Some questions about intraday returns and volatility figures. It is with the objective of sense checking. Firstly, for Security A, I am calculating the five minute interval return numbers over 29500 ...
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Tools/R-code to create gain/loss-asymmetry plots

The gain/loss asymmetry is a well known stylized fact: It basically states that real financial time series take longer for going up than going down. To detect it a heavy statistical machinery is ...
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Gain/loss-asymmetry in artificial financial markets?

The gain/loss asymmetry is a well known stylized fact: It basically states that real financial time series take longer for going up than going down. My question Are you aware of any artificial ...
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Estimate market risk premium?

There are uncountably many factor models to estimate stock returns, such as CAPM, Fama-French, Carhart-Momentum, APT etc. Which models can estimate the market (index) return? I found only three ...
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Seasonal patterns in financial markets (weekday effects)

What seasonal patterns are there in financial markets? Is my feeling "true" that Mondays are more volatile than e.g. Tuesdays (as information gathered during the weekend can only be turned into an ...