Axioma and Robeco seem to agree that focusing on a single factor portfolio (with unintended exposures to other factors) is a mistake, and efficient factor investing may necessitate a multi-factor perspective. Additionally, Research Affiliates describes common misconceptions about factor investing that involve performance expectations, diversification, and risk management within factor…
One of the most popular approaches to generating alpha in equity portfolios is to follow a value strategy - underweighting shares in companies perceived as "dear" and overweighting those which are seen as "cheap". The "value factor" (although constructed differently by different firms) is one of the key factors deployed by proponents of a "factor investing" style of equity investing.
We’re tracking a household name that — with the exception of four wild days during the Christmas nadir — has been riding it’s 200-day moving average quietly higher and is setting up for what could be a big move.
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During yesterday’s Members-Only Conference Call we outlined a trade idea that falls into the low probability, high reward/risk category. In this post I want to share that idea and explain why it’s the type of trade we’ll take every day of the week. Below is a daily chart of Mcleod Russel Industries, which is sitting […]
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From the desk of Tom Bruni @BruniCharting There are trends people tend to pick up on indirectly, usually by looking at individual stock charts or ETFs on an absolute basis, seeing the relative strength/weakness, and connecting the dots. See something in one chart; it may not be all that special. See it in a lot […]
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From the desk of Tom Bruni @BruniCharting We’ve been writing about the lack of trend in the Major Indices and highlighting some relative strength in places like Software and Insurance, but overall signals remain mixed. This morning I set out to write another post about areas showing relative strength, hoping to find a clean theme […]
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What will the future hold for asset management?
In 1985, it was foretold that travel in the year 2015 would either be via hoverboards or flying cars. While neither of these predictions came to fruition, there have been some remarkable advances in the fields of artificial intelligence and f
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to Prime Minister Theresa May to say talks over breaking the Brexit impasse "have gone as far as they can go" because of the instability of the government.
Global Allocation Fund commentary for the month ended April 30, 2019. This article was originally in Spanish and has been translated to English. “Sell in May and go away.” – Popular saying April has been another bullish month for the […]
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The costs of mental illness – in the form of disability, loss of productivity, and premature death – are often underestimated. Addressing the global mental-health challenge requires not just building up traditional mental health-care capacities, but also taking advantage of cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence.
Market Breadth means a lot of things to a lot of people. The way I see it, we’re analyzing a market of stocks. There are a variety of tools to help us do that including the Advance-Decline Line, List of new highs & lows and the percentage of stocks getting overbought or oversold, which can […]
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Many regard the falloff in the creation of high-wage jobs as the inevitable result of advances in artificial intelligence and robotics. It isn’t. Technology can be used either to displace labor or to enhance worker productivity.
Sayings like these give journalists topics to write about. Pro tip: Most of the stuff you’ll read is garbage. “Sell in May and go away, and come back on St. Leger’s Day” That’s where all this Sell in May stuff came from in the first place. The inference here is that there is no point trading in […]
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Within the next decade, rapid advances in artificial intelligence and automation will radically upend the labor market, replacing millions of jobs with new occupations that will require new technical skills. For women, the challenge is especially acute, because they will still face all the usual obstacles to gender parity at work.