Is Warren Buffett a Value Investor?20160229081145

Is Warren Buffett a Value Investor?

Barbara NadelFebruary 29, 20160 comments
  The best business to own is one that over an extended period can employ large amounts of incremental capital at very high rates of return. Warr...
When a Client Asks, “What is Brexit?” Here’s Your Quick Guide20160225100755

When a Client Asks, “What is Brexit?” Here’s Your Quick Guide

Barbara NadelFebruary 25, 2016, , 0 comments
As we discussed in a post on Market Psychology and the Investor Narrative, the markets get very volatile when a new, large and unfamiliar risk surface...
Market Pundits in 2016 – A Reality Check20160218134045

Market Pundits in 2016 – A Reality Check

Barbara NadelFebruary 18, 20160 comments
Most successful pundits are selected for being opinionated, because it’s interesting, and the penalties for incorrect predictions are negligible...
How Smart is Smart Beta?20160216090029

How Smart is Smart Beta?

Mathias Mamou-ManiFebruary 16, 20160 comments
If smart beta is smart, is my beta dumb? First, a definition:  smart beta strategies are (allegedly) better ways of getting exposure to equities, bon...
The Commodity Head Fake20160209104553

The Commodity Head Fake

Mathias Mamou-ManiFebruary 9, 20160 comments
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future. Niels Bohr In the annals of modern portfolio theory, commodities deserve an award...
The Trouble with Oil (Part Three)20160201205252

The Trouble with Oil (Part Three)

Mathias Mamou-ManiFebruary 1, 20160 comments
One thing that I’ve realized is that there’s a disconnect in how different investors think about oil. For asset allocators, oil and commodities ar...