The Little-Known Guru Who Beats The Market

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Joseph Piotroski-inspired strategy, which has averaged annual returns of 6.0% since its February 2004 inception vs. 1.8% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Piotroski-based investment strategy. Taken from the February 3, 2012 issue of The Validea Hot List Guru… Read More

The Graham Approach: How A 60-Year Old Strategy Still Scores Big

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Benjamin Graham-inspired strategy, which has averaged annual returns of 14.4% since its July 2003 inception vs. 2.3% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Graham-based investment strategy. Taken from the October 14, 2011 issue of The Validea Hot List Guru… Read More

The Lynch Approach: GARP, PEGs, and Profits

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Peter Lynch-inspired strategy, which has averaged annual returns of 6.4% since its July 2003 inception vs. 2.1% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Lynch-based investment strategy. Taken from the September 16, 2011 issue of The Validea Hot List Guru… Read More

Buy It Like Buffett

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Warren Buffett-inspired strategy, which has doubled the returns of the S&P 500 since its inception seven-and-a-half years ago. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Buffett-based investment strategy. Taken from the August 19, 2011 issue of The Validea Hot List Guru Spotlight: Warren Buffett… Read More

The Greenblatt Approach: A Simple, Elegant Way to Crush the Market

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Joel Greenblatt-inspired strategy, which has averaged 11.0% annualized returns since its inception more than five-and-a-half years ago, over a period in which the S&P 500 has returned 1.1% per year. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Greenblatt-based investment strategy. Taken from… Read More

The Zweig Approach: Growth Investing, With a Conservative Streak

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Martin Zweig-inspired strategy, which has averaged 9.5% annualized returns since its inception nearly eight years ago, over a period in which the S&P 500 has returned 3.0% per year. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Zweig-based investment strategy. Taken from the… Read More

The Piotroski Method: An Overlooked Guru Turns Up Overlooked Gems

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Joseph Piotroski-inspired strategy, which has averaged 8.2% annualized returns since its inception more than seven years ago, over a period in which the S&P 500 has returned 2.0% per year. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Piotroski-based investment strategy. Taken from… Read More

The O’Shaughnessy Method: Growth and Value

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the James O’Shaughnessy-inspired strategy, which has averaged 10.8% annualized returns since its inception nearly eight years ago, over a period in which the S&P 500 has returned 4% per year. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the O’Shaughnessy-based investment strategy. Taken from the… Read More

The Neff Approach: Boring, Dull — and Very Effective

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the John Neff-inspired strategy, which has nearly doubled market since its inception more than seven years ago. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Neff investment strategy. Taken from the April 1, 2011 issue of The Validea Hot List Guru Spotlight: John… Read More

The Buffett Approach: How to Pick Stocks Like an “Oracle”

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Warren Buffett-inspired strategy and portfolio, which has almost doubled the S&P 500’s returns since its inception. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Buffett investment strategy. Taken from the December 10, 2010 issue of The Validea Hot List Guru Spotlight: Warren… Read More