What Equity Markets Said about Brexit-related Costs to U.S. Banks

In this note, we use data on stock prices and betting market odds of Brexit for the period leading to and including the vote to estimate the magnitude of markets-implied costs of Brexit for U.S. banks.

Understanding Global Volatility

In this note, we identify a global component of equity option-implied volatilities and address two questions: What are its fundamental drivers? And, given these drivers, are recent levels of volatility unexpectedly low?

Differences in Stock Returns of U.S. Firms with High and Low Tradability

This note considers the differential impacts of economic growth and exchange rate movements on the stock returns of U.S. firms ranked by tradability. 

Disclaimer: IFDP Notes are articles in which Board economists offer their own views and present analysis on a range of topics in economics and finance. These articles are shorter and less technically oriented than IFDP Working Papers.

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Last Update: January 05, 2018