Advanced model is a blend of momentum and static strategies. It is used to easily build strategies such as 15% international fund momentum model / 85% US equity momentum model
The hurdle rate is used to minimize downside risk of a strategy by defining a default safe asset when markets are in a downtrend.
Explain details of various statistical calculations used in FT Rebalance
Static models are used to create equity curves for traditional strategies such as 80 equity/20 bonds.