Mandelbrot and momentum effects


In Mandelbrot’s view, “markets were fractal and much wilder than classical theory suggests…Recently, we were able to show that the scaling behavior of trends, as defined by a specific trend decomposition using wavelets, are the root cause for the momentum effect…

In this work, we will revisit Mandelbrot’s vision of fractal markets… We will show that the momentum effect discussed heavily in literature can be modeled by the so-called Mandelbrot Market-Model.”

Link to paper here.


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