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SocialDataBlog’s kind reference in post Horizon plots with ggplot (not) motivated me to finish what the post started. I knew that ggplot2 would be a little more difficult to use for the purpose of a horizon plot, but I felt compelled to provide...

Mebane Faber’s post Buffett’s Alpha points out Warren Buffett’s 0.76 Sharpe Ratio discussed in the similarly title paper Buffet’s Alpha. I of course immediately think about the 8th Wonder of the World – the US Bond Market, whose Sharpe ...

Anyone who has read 48 Industries (Dendrogram Ordered) Over 50 Years 48 Industries Since 1963 “Trend is Not Your Friend” Applied to 48 Industries Horizon Plots in Base Graphics More on Horizon Charts Application of Horizon Plots Horizon Plo...

Thanks to reader AHWest for the comment on post 48 Industries Since 1963. “I think it would be interesting to see the industries ordered by some sort of similarity of returns.” I think this is a great suggestion, and I would like to see it also.&n...

Please see previous post Crazy RUT in Academic Context Why Trend is Not Your Friend. I’ll repeat the intro to the post mentioned above, so we can all get caught back up. In response to Where are the Fat Tails?, reader vonjd very helpfully referred me...

Please see http://timelyportfolio.blogspot.com/search/label/horizonplot for all horizon plot posts. Once more thanks to Ken French for his data, we can accomplish something I think is fairly amazing. In 640x800, we can see 250 day rollling return...

for background please see prior posts More on Horizon Charts, Application of Horizon Plots, Horizon Plot Already Available, and Cubism Horizon Charts in R There are three primary graphics routes in R (base graphics, lattice, and ggplot2), and each have...

for background please see prior posts Application of Horizon Plots, Horizon Plot Already Available, and Cubism Horizon Charts in R Some feedback has led me to think that I might have been a little ambitious with my last post on horizon charts. I though...

for background please see prior posts Horizon Plot Already Available and Cubism Horizon Charts in R Good visualization simplifies, and stories are better told with effective and pretty visualizations. Although horizon plots are not immediately intuitiv...

When I wrote Cubism Horizon Charts in R, I should have known that horizon plot functionality already exists in R http://rgm2.lab.nig.ac.jp/RGM2/func.php?rd_id=latticeExtra:horizonplot and in this case in one of my already favorite packages latticeExtra...