Momtchil Pojarliev

Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.

Senior Portfolio Manager

200 Park Avenue, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10166

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

A New Look at Currency Investing

CFA Institute Research Foundation Monograph
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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currency investing, carry trade, trend-following, value strategies

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Do Professional Currency Managers Beat the Benchmark?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Dec 2007
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Style Investing

Do Professional Currency Managers Beat the Benchmark?

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-023
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Do Professional Currency Managers Beat the Benchmark?

NBER Working Paper No. w13714
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2008
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Do Professional Currency Managers Beat the Benchmark?

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2008
Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Alternative Investments, Hedge Fund Strategies, Portfolio Management, Hedge Fund Strategies, Performance Measurement and Evaluation, Performance Measurement

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Citation 1

Detecting Crowded Trades in Currency Funds

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2010
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Style Investing, Crowded Trades

Detecting Crowded Trades in Currency Funds

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/29545
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Detecting Crowded Trades in Currency Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w15698
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Detecting Crowded Trades in Currency Funds

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2011
Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Alternative Investments, Hedge Funds, Economics, Currency Exchange Rates, Foreign Exchange Market, Portfolio Management, Alternative Investment Portfolio Management Strategies

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The Impact of Currency Exposure on Institutional Investment Performance: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Jan 2014
Momtchil Pojarliev, Richard M. Levich and Ross M. Kasarda
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Virginia Retirement System
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Foreign Exchange, Portfolio Construction, Alpha Generation, Risk Budgeting

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Value at Risk Estimation for Stock Indices Using the Basle Committee Proposal from 1995

University of Basel Working Paper No. 00-07
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Sep 2001
Momtchil Pojarliev and Wolfgang Polasek
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and University of Basel
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value at risk, volatility models, Christoffersen tests, Basle Committee.

Active Currency Management Part II: Is There Skill or Alpha in Currency Investing?

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-11-002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Manager Selection

Is There Skill or Alpha in Currency Investing?

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/29936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Richard M. Levich and Momtchil Pojarliev
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.
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Trades of the Living Dead: Style Differences, Style Persistence and Performance of Currency Fund Managers

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Sep 2008
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Style Investing

Trades of the Living Dead: Style Differences, Style Persistence and Performance of Currency Fund Managers

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-005
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Richard M. Levich and Momtchil Pojarliev
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.
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Trades of the Living Dead: Style Differences, Style Persistence and Performance of Currency Fund Managers

NBER Working Paper No. w14355
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Is There Skill or Alpha in Currency Investing?

Midwest Finance Association 2012 Annual Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2011
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 241 (126,148)
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Foreign Exchange, Hedge Funds, Manager Selection

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Hunting for Alpha Hunters in the Currency Jungle

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31552
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 May 2012
Richard M. Levich and Momtchil Pojarliev
New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.
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A New Look at Currency Investing (A Summary)

CFA Institute Research Foundation
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Currency, FX, carry trade, trend following, beta grazers, volatility, alpha generator

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Evaluating Absolute Return Managers

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Hedge Funds, Alpha and Beta Separation, Style Investing

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Research Foundation Year in Review -- 2012

CFA Institute Research Foundation R2013
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2016
AQR Capital Management, University of Warwick - Finance Group, University College London - Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, CFA Institute Research Foundation, CFA Institute, Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc., New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, Minnesota State University, Mankato, CFA Institute, Webster University, Environmental Financial Products, LLC, University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Target Corporation, CFA Institute Research Foundation and University of Cambridge - Judge Business School, Department of Finance & Accounting
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Expected Returns, emotional finance, currency investing, life-cycle investing, inflation, liquidity, financial frictions, ethics, derivatives, equity risk premium

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Should Investors Avoid or Seek Out Currency Risk? How to Resolve a Long-Standing Puzzle

Journal of Financial Perspectives, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Trading the Forward Rate Puzzle

Posted: 22 May 2019
Momtchil Pojarliev
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.

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active currency management, carry trades

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Are All Currency Managers Equal?

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/29835, https://doi.org/10.3905/jpm.2011.37.4.042
Posted: 21 May 2019
Momtchil Pojarliev and Richard M. Levich
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc. and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance

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Portfolio Construction by Volatility Forecasts: Does the Covariance Structure Matter?

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 103-116, 2003
Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Wolfgang Polasek and Momtchil Pojarliev
University of Basel and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.

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Performance of Currency Trading Strategies in Developed and Emerging Markets: Some Striking Differences

Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2005
Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Momtchil Pojarliev
Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.

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Applying Multivariate Time Series Forecasts for Active Portfolio Management

Financial Markets and Portfoliomanagement, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 201-211, 2001
Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Wolfgang Polasek and Momtchil Pojarliev
University of Basel and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, Inc.

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