In Calm Markets, Awareness On Maximizing Returns, Now Not Minimizing Volatilty

The firm said consensus expects 21 percent upside for this group of stocks versus 6 percent for the median S&P 500 stock.
The S&P 500 volatility in the last six months ranked in the first percentile going back as far as 1966, according to the June 16 research note.
Goldman said the median stock on its new list had three times the expected risk-adjusted return of the median S&P 500 stock.
Shares of Autozone and Discover Financial have declined year to date but each has a Sharpe ratio of 1.0 or more, a threshold that is generally seen as a good indicator.
Stock markets are as calm as they’ve been in five decades, despite uncertainty over the direction of federal tax and health care reform and infrastructure spending.

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