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Ben Ford

Benjamin Ford is a Researcher at Macro Hive. Benjamin studied BSc Financial Mathematics at Cardiff University and MSc Finance at Cass Business School, his dissertations were on the tails of GARCH volatility models, and foreign exchange investment strategies during crises, respectively. He has previously worked as a Summer Research Student at Cardiff University School of Mathematics where he designed the risk pricing model for their £600 million campus developments.

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  1. Momentum Models Turn Heavily Bullish USD/JPY

    Ben Ford

    When evaluating the performance of our momentum models we are considering the average performance across the one-, three-, and 12-month momentum models. Summary Momentum models added to last week’s gains, up +0.4% WoW. Equities fared best (+1.2% WoW), then rates (+0.3% WoW) and FX (+0.1% WoW). Equity momentum models are the only positively performing model […]

  2. Momentum Models Add to EUR/USD Bearishness

    Ben Ford

    When evaluating the performance of our momentum models we are considering the average performance across the one-, three-, and 12-month momentum models. Summary Momentum models reversed last week’s losses, up +0.2% WoW. Equities fared best (+0.4% WoW), then rates (+0.2% WoW). Equity momentum models are the only positively performing model over a three-month timeframe (+4.8%). […]

  3. Momentum Models Turn Heavily Bullish GBP/USD – We Disagree

    Ben Ford, Bilal Hafeez

    When evaluating the performance of our momentum models we are considering the average performance across the one-, three-, and 12-month momentum models. Summary Momentum models reversed last week’s gains as they declined -0.2% over the past week. Rates fared worst (-0.4% WoW), while equities followed (-0.2% WoW). Equity momentum models are the only positively performing […]

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