Author Archives: Eddie Riedl

Changes in Risk Factor Disclosures and the Variance Risk Premium 

By | June 14, 2022

Since 2005, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) mandates that all publicly-traded firms inform investors about material risks that may impact future performance. These are referred to as risk factor disclosures, which are discussed within Item 1A of 10-K filings. These risk disclosures have been criticized as lengthy and boilerplate (IRRC 2016; SEC 2016); it… Read More »