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I do not think that you were terribly wrong thinking that gold and SPX (or equity market in general) are negatively correlated. The reason behind this is that gold and stocks are in fact negatively correlated in stress periods. Here are some stress periods and the correlations for SPX and gold (and silver): However, if you include normal periods, then the ...


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This site has the company name, symbol, and index weight of all 3 indexes you are asking about. The data is not downloadable, however, simply copying and pasting the data from the page into a spreadsheet works as does scraping the page. SlickCharts.com


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Gold's "safe haven" credentials and its correlation to equities are not necessarily quite the same thing. Gold is a safe haven, in the sense that whatever happens in the economy, an ounce will always remain an ounce. It remains gloriously unchanged, whatever else happens around it. Which is why asset allocators often think about it as akin to a perpetual ...


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CRSP will give you returns with dividends and without dividends from SPX which allow you to compute those. If you do not have access you can use the data from this paper: "On the Importance of Measuring Payout Yield: Implications for Empirical Asset Pricing," Boudoukh, Michaely, Richardson, Journal of Finance, 2007. The data is freely available here: http://...


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The theta for puts and calls at the same strike should be the same, so it seems the SPX theta is somehow wrong. Edit: thanks @maxim, I see now what the issue is. I think the difference is coming from the fact that the options on the e-mini futures are using the Black formula where the futures price is held constant when calculating the theta. However ...


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This is a very good question, and I don't mean that in the usual academic platitude sense! Imagine you or I wanted to replicate VOO ourselves. To manage the liquidity of inflows and of potential outflows, we'd need to run a few percent of NAV in cash. Which would mean our stock portfolio would have a beta of slightly less than 1. There "should" then be some ...


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you need to look at the correct data sources. SPY and VOO both charge management fees. These fees will decrease the value of the fund and they are charged every day. The fees are small enough that you will not see them clearly versus the fluctuation from NAV. Let's do this with VOO: Look on Bloomberg at the ticker "VOONV Index" for the actual Net ...


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I created a site to collect some useful macro financial indicators and hopeful can continue adding more data in my spare time. Hopefully it can help you: https://datamatrixweb.com/


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