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The perils of replacing a safe asset class with a trading strategy (access required)

If safety were your primary concern, what would you think about a trading strategy called “the Iron Condor?” This is not a hypothetical, because there is such a strategy and, as of early last year, it had attracted over $5 billion of investors’ funds. This is a cautionary tale. Successive years of frustratingly low yields on ...

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