Pair Correlation Between DOW and iShares Short

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between DOW and iShares Short Maturity Bond. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on DOW and iShares Short and check how they will diversify away market risk if combined in the same portfolio for a given time horizon. You can also utilize pair trading strategies of matching a long position in DOW with a short position of iShares Short. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of DOW and iShares Short.
 Time Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
 DOW  vs   iShares Short Maturity Bond
 Performance (%) 

Pair Volatility

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, DOW is expected to generate 21.14 times more return on investment than iShares Short. However, DOW is 21.14 times more volatile than iShares Short Maturity Bond. It trades about 0.63 of its potential returns per unit of risk. iShares Short Maturity Bond is currently generating about 0.51 per unit of risk. If you would invest  2,474,621  in DOW on December 23, 2017 and sell it today you would earn a total of  132,551  from holding DOW or generate 5.36% return on investment over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between DOW and iShares Short


Time Period1 Month [change]
ValuesDaily Returns


Poor diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding DOW and iShares Short Maturity Bond in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on iShares Short Maturity and DOW is a relative statistical measure of the degree to which these equity instruments tend to move together. The correlation coefficient measures the extent to which returns on DOW are associated (or correlated) with iShares Short. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of iShares Short Maturity has no effect on the direction of DOW i.e. DOW and iShares Short go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density