The Meb Faber Show – John Reese: There Is No Strategy That Outperformed the Stock Market Every Single Year

We are usually not ones to practice nepotism, but this discussion with Meb Faber and our founder John Reese is a very good one. The podcast focuses on John’s quest to computerize the strategies of legendary investors using factor-based models. They also take in an in depth look at the model John created based on Warren Buffett and the challenges of breaking down Buffett’s extensive stock selection criteria into a computer program. And those are… Read More

You Can’t Time The Market – But Many People Should

By Jack Forehand, CFA (@practicalquant) — There are few topics that are more controversial in the stock market than market timing. Most long-term investors will tell you that market timing is impossible. Given that in order to time the market, you not only need to know when to get out, but also when to get back in, you can see why they think that. And on top of that, many market declines are just corrections… Read More

What's More Important: Fees & Taxes, Or Asset Allocation?

In his latest book, “Global Asset Allocation: A Survey Of The World’s Top Investment Strategies,” Meb Faber examined the asset-allocation approaches of several renowned investors. His findings indicate that you should be more concerned with fees and taxes than you should be with the specifics of your allocation.