Vanguard 500 Correlations

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The correlation of Vanguard 500 is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Vanguard 500 moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Vanguard 500 Index moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
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The ability to find closely correlated positions to Vanguard 500 could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Vanguard 500 when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back Vanguard 500 - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling Vanguard 500 Index to buy it.

Moving together with Vanguard 500

+1.0VITSXVanguard Index TrustPairCorr
+1.0VSTSXVanguard Total StockPairCorr
+1.0VTSAXVanguard Total StockPairCorr
+1.0VSMPXVanguard Total StockPairCorr
+1.0VTSMXVanguard Index TrustPairCorr
+1.0VFINXVanguard Index TrustPairCorr
+1.0VFIAXVanguard 500 IndexPairCorr
+1.0VINIXVanguard InstitutionalPairCorr
+1.0VIIIXVanguard InstitutionalPairCorr
+0.98RMQAXMonthly RebalancePairCorr
+0.98RMQHXMonthly RebalancePairCorr
+0.98DXQLXDirexion Monthly NasPairCorr

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Correlation Matchups

The Correlation Coefficient is a useful tool to identify correlated or non-correlated securities, which is essential in developing a diversified portfolio. It tells us the relationship between two positions you have in your portfolio or considering acquiring. Over a given time period, the two securities movetogether when the Correlation Coefficient is positive. Conversely, the two assets move in opposite directions when the Correlation Coefficient is negative. Determining your positions' relationship to each other is valuable for analyzing and projecting your portfolio's future expected return and risk.
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Vanguard 500 Competition Risk-Adjusted Indicators

Nowadays, there is a big difference between Vanguard Mutual Fund performing well and Vanguard 500 Mutual Fund doing well compared to the competition. There are way too many exceptions to the normal that investors can tell for sure what's good or bad unless they analyze Vanguard 500's multiple risk-adjusted performance indicators. These indicators are quantitative in nature and help investors forecast volatility and risk-adjusted expected returns across various positions.
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TWTR 1.66  0.24  0.08  0.22  2.79  0.1 (1.58)  4.00 (2.55)  15.22 
MSFT 1.31  0.01  0.00 (0.08)  0.00 (0.0109)  0.00  2.43 (2.94)  12.18 
UBER 2.91  0.46  0.13  0.26  3.06  0.11 (3.07)  5.60 (5.13)  25.11 
F 2.26  0.16  0.03  0.00  3.18  0.0272 (2.41)  5.18 (5.04)  18.47 
T 1.01 (0.37)  0.00 (0.64)  0.00 (0.23)  0.00  1.55 (2.33)  9.29 
A 1.57  0.20  0.09  0.07  1.81  0.08 (1.76)  2.87 (3.13)  11.70 
CRM 1.93 (0.08)  0.00 (0.15)  0.00 (0.05)  0.00  3.63 (3.96)  10.76 
JPM 1.32 (0.02)  0.00 (0.11)  0.00 (0.0229)  0.00  2.53 (2.88)  8.06 
MRK 0.87 (0.06)  0.00 (0.22)  0.00 (0.0019)  0.00  1.64 (1.87)  4.57 
XOM 1.74  0.04  0.00 (0.04)  0.00  0.026  0.00  3.33 (3.69)  9.95 

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The danger of trading Vanguard 500 Index is mainly related to its market volatility and Mutual Fund specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Vanguard 500 is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Vanguard 500. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Vanguard 500 Index is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Please note, there is a significant difference between Vanguard 500's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Vanguard 500 value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Vanguard 500's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.