The Zweig Strategy: Growth 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 and portfolio, which has averaged returns of more than 7% per year since its inception while the broader market has returned less than 3% per year. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Zweig investment strategy. Taken from… Read More

The Greenblatt Approach: How Simplicity and Common Sense Beat 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 and portfolio, which has averaged returns of about 8% per year since its inception while the broader market has been in the red. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Greenblatt investment strategy. Taken from the October 15,… Read More

The Piotroski Strategy: How an Accountant 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 beaten the market by more than 5 percentage points per year since its inception more than six-and-a-half years ago. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Piotroski investment strategy. Taken from the September 17, 2010 issue… Read More

The Double-Barreled O’Shaughnessy Approach

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 more than 7% annualized returns  since its inception more than seven years ago, over a period in which the S&P 500 has returned about 1% per year. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the O’Shaughnessy-based… Read More

Fisher: The PSR Pioneer

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 Kenneth Fisher-inspired strategy, which has averaged 12.1% annualized returns  since its inception seven years ago, over a period in which the S&P 500 has returned just 1.3% per year. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Fisher investment strategy. Taken from… Read More

Lynch-Inspired Model Far Outpacing 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 Peter Lynch-inspired strategy, which has averaged 7.6% annualized returns  since its inception nearly seven years ago, in a period in which the S&P 500 has returned just 1.0% per year. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Lynch investment strategy. Taken… Read More

Reese: Growth & Value Not an Either/Or

In the latest edition of his Hot List newsletter, Validea CEO John Reese says that investors too often fall prey to the idea that growth and value are opposing concepts. In reality, he says the best stocks include aspects of both value and growth plays. “In the dozen or so years I’ve spent studying history’s most successful investment strategies, I’ve found that paying too much attention to such style-box distinctions can be harmful to your… Read More

The Neff Approach: Low P/Es and Strong Yields Make for Big 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 John Neff-inspired strategy, which has beaten the market by more than 3 percentage points per year since its inception more than six 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 May 28, 2010 issue… Read More

Getting Contrarian with the Dreman Strategy

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 David Dreman-inspired contrarian strategy, which has averaged returns of more than 8% per year since its inception more than six years ago. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Dreman investment strategy. Taken from the April 30, 2010 issue of The… Read More

The Graham Strategy: Still a Winner after 60+ Years

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 returns of more than 16% per year since its inception more than six years ago. Below is an excerpt from today’s newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas based on the Graham investment strategy. Taken from the April 2, 2010 issue of The Validea… Read More