Alice Cheung

Articles from Alice Cheung

  • ASSET CLASS-IFICATION: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SOMETHING COMES ALONG THAT YOU CAN’T CATEGORISE?

    Alice: I’m not a serpent, I tell you! I’m a -- I’m a -- Pidgeon: Well! what are you? I can see you’re trying to invent something! Alice: I -- I’m a little girl Pidgeon: A likely story indeed! I’ve seen a good many little girls in my time, but never one with such a neck as that! No, no! You’re a serpent; and there’s no use denying it. I suppose you’ll be telling me next that you never tasted an egg! Alice: I have tasted eggs, certainly, but little girls eat eggs quite as much as serpents do, you know. Pidgeon: I don’t ... ..read more
  • DRIVING TO THE CONDITIONS WITH AN AIRBAG : EQUITY VOLATILITY-CONTROL WITH PUT OPTION

    Alice: Down, down, down. Would the fall NEVER come to an end! - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll Most of us will understand the risks involved when getting into a vehicle... however, if we need to get from A to B and own a car, chances are, we are going to take those risks and drive.   Risk vs. reward is the fundamental principle behind investing; the reward in investment returns is weighed against the risk of losing some or all of the initial investment. When entering the market, sensible investors make a conscious decision on ... ..read more
  • LDI: HEDGE YOUR BETS

    Alice: I can’t help it, I’m growing Dormouse: You’ve no right to grow here Alice: Don’t talk nonsense, you know you’re growing too Dormouse: Yes, but I grow at a reasonable pace, not in that ridiculous fashion                                                          &n ... ..read more
  • NAVIGATING WONDERLAND: THE PENSIONS RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK

        Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.                                                                        & ... ..read more


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