With so much having changed in the financial world over the years, can decades-old investment strategies still work today? Validea CEO John P. Reese says they certainly can.
In a recent article for Canada’s Globe and Mail, Validea CEO John Reese says that when it comes to investing, boring is beautiful.
You don’t need complicated strategies to beat the market. That’s what James O’Shaughnessy says in a recent column discussing shareholder yield (dividend yield plus buyback yield).
Take a good stock-picking strategy and tweak it a bit to make it better — many investors do just that, and it sounds like a good idea, right? Nope, writes Validea’s John Reese in a piece for Canada’s Globe and Mail.
MarketWatch’s Paul Farrell recently offered up a scathing critique of “quants”, complete with this eye-catching subhead: “By Predicting Your Behavior, Quants Control Your Mind, Money, the Markets”. Since I run what could be considered “quantitative strategies” both on my web site, Validea.com, and in my money management business, I was interested to see what Farrell had to say about quants and their impact on the market. To be sure, quants play a big role on… Read More