[Article] Long-Short Equity Strategy

Originally published at: Long-Short Equity Strategy | EODHD APIs Academy

The Long-Short Equity Strategy has gained popularity among investors seeking to navigate market volatility and generate alpha. By taking long positions in stocks expected to outperform and short positions in those expected to underperform, this strategy aims to profit from both rising and falling markets. In this article, we will explore the intricacies of the Long-Short Equity Strategy, including its benefits, risks, and a practical example of how to implement and model the strategy using real-world stocks. You can load our example Google Sheets spreadsheet to get access to analysis data. The EODHD platform’s historical data for the AMZN and AAPL was used to assess the performance of the US market for the 1929-2023 period. The EODHD provides simple JSON…