Most recent articles by Diana R. Baechle, PhD
The shifting sands of sector risk… When low-volatility sectors become high-volatility — and vice versa
The coronavirus crisis has driven large changes in the relative risk of US sectors, with some low-volatility sectors turning into high-volatility sectors and vice versa.
The colossal collapse of Mortgage REITs: An omen of bad things to come?
Mortgage REITs have been crushed by the coronavirus crisis, substantially underperforming the US equity market as a whole.
Lockdown, Partial Lockdown or No Lockdown — and the Impact on Equity Markets
How have local equity markets been impacted by different lockdown regimes? Most countries’ markets have suffered large year-to-date losses, but there was one exception.
When it comes to European Sectors, don’t bank on Banks!
Banks in the Eurozone have suffered from the impact of the pandemic. Since the market peak of Feb. 19, the EURO STOXX Banks index has recorded a drop of 46%.
Tech stocks seem resistant to the impact of the coronavirus — so far
Stocks around the globe have been rising and falling on news of the containment or spread of the coronavirus.