Beta is a measure of the risk arising from exposure to general market movements as opposed to idiosyncratic factors.
The market portfolio of all investable assets has a beta of exactly 1 (here the S&P500). A beta below 1 can indicate either an investment with lower volatility than the market, or a volatile investment...
USE ON DAILY TIMEFRAME TO DETECT MOMO STOCKS & ETFs AND TRADE THEM
This Strategy goes long when Sharpe Ratio is > 1 and Alpha against the S&P500 is generated. It exits when conditions break away. Strategy can be adapted to run intraday, it however needs different (lower) trigger levels.
examples to try this on: GER30, NAS100, JPN225, AAPL, IBB, TSLA, etc.
Alpha is a measure of the active return on an investment, the performance of that investment compared to the S&P500 index, where 0.01 = 1%
alpha < 0: the investment has earned too little for its risk (or, was too risky for the return)
alpha = 0: the investment has earned a return adequate for the risk taken
alpha > 0: the investment has a return in...