Pair Correlation Between LocalBitcoins Bitcoin and Bitstamp Bitcoin

This module allows you to analyze existing cross correlation between LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD and Bitstamp Bitcoin USD. You can compare the effects of market volatilities on LocalBitcoins Bitcoin and Bitstamp Bitcoin 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 LocalBitcoins Bitcoin with a short position of Bitstamp Bitcoin. See also your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of LocalBitcoins Bitcoin and Bitstamp Bitcoin.
 Time Horizon     30 Days    Login   to change
Symbolsvs
 LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD  vs   Bitstamp Bitcoin USD

LocalBitcoins

Bitcoin on LocalBitcoins in USD
 8,997 
4,302  32.35%
Market Cap: 9.4 B
(423.17)

Bitstamp

Bitcoin on Bitstamp in USD
 9,420 
276.55  2.85%
Market Cap: 1145.4 B
 Performance (%) 
      Timeline 

Pair Volatility

Assuming 30 trading days horizon, LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD is expected to generate 5.54 times more return on investment than Bitstamp Bitcoin. However, LocalBitcoins Bitcoin is 5.54 times more volatile than Bitstamp Bitcoin USD. It trades about 0.12 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Bitstamp Bitcoin USD is currently generating about -0.06 per unit of risk. If you would invest  1,294,574  in LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD on January 26, 2018 and sell it today you would lose (354,351)  from holding LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD or give up 27.37% of portfolio value over 30 days.

Correlation Coefficient

Pair Corralation between LocalBitcoins Bitcoin and Bitstamp Bitcoin
0.27

Parameters

Time Period1 Month [change]
DirectionPositive 
StrengthVery Weak
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns

Diversification

Modest diversification

Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD and Bitstamp Bitcoin USD in the same portfolio assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Bitstamp Bitcoin USD and LocalBitcoins Bitcoin 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 LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD are associated (or correlated) with Bitstamp Bitcoin. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Bitstamp Bitcoin USD has no effect on the direction of LocalBitcoins Bitcoin i.e. LocalBitcoins Bitcoin and Bitstamp Bitcoin go up and down completely randomly.

Comparative Volatility

 Predicted Return Density 
      Returns 

LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD

  
8 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in LocalBitcoins Bitcoin USD are ranked lower than 8 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 30 days.

Bitstamp Bitcoin USD

  
0 

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Over the last 30 days Bitstamp Bitcoin USD has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions.