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The Elusive Definition of Risk – And Some Practical Ways to Measure It
In this episode, we look at some of the most important risks we face as investors, and why they are impossible to disentangle from our own behavior.
An In Depth Look at Momentum Investing and Trend Following with Jack Vogel
In this episode, we take a deep dive into momentum investing with Alpha Architect’s Jack Vogel. We discuss why momentum works, how it is measured, and some potential ways to enhance the returns of momentum strategies.
Where’s the Beef? Where’s the Value?
Examining the Arguments Against Value Investing
In this episode we decided to challenge ourselves and to try to make the best case we can against value investing.
Considerations For Investors Seeking High Dividend Paying Stocks
Breaking Down the Investment Strategy of Legendary Fund Manager Peter Lynch
In this episode, we look at Lynch’s approach to investing and our quantitative strategy based on him, which we extracted from his book One Up On Wall Street.
The Importance of Expectations in Investing
In this episode, we look at the importance of expectations in investing and how investors can look at this issue.
The Biggest Lessons From Our Five Most Popular Interviews of 2020
To bring 2020 to a close, we took a look at our five most popular interviews of the year and found the most important lesson we learned from each of them. We bring all those lessons together in our final episode of the year.
Eight Timeless Lessons All Investors Can Learn From Warren Buffett
In this episode, we look at some of the biggest lessons investors can learn from Buffett.
Twin Momentum: Combining Fundamental and Price Momentum Together In One Quantitative Model
In this episode we discuss this paper and the pros and cons of combining fundamental and price momentum.
Ten Amazing Facts On Tesla As It Zooms Into The S&P 500
Here are ten facts that put help put Tesla’s rise into context and perspective. Tesla, sporting a $550 billion market capitalization, gets added to the S&P 500 over the next fortnight.
Why Eliminating Discretion from Quantitative Models is Harder Than You Think
In this podcast we discuss the human decisions that go into quant models and how to develop a thoughtful framework to make them.
The Assets We Can’t See
There has been a major change in our economy going on for a long time now. Take a look at the current top 5 holdings in the S&P 500.
Knowledge Mining in the Market’s Past Returns
Four Things Buffett Does Most Investors Couldn’t or Shouldn’t Do
The Life Cycle of Investing Factors
When Quantitative Becomes Discretionary
The idea of the purely quantitative strategy may be more of a myth than a reality and it is likely just as important to evaluate the people and process behind a quant strategy than the strategy itself.
Why Your Politics Shouldn’t Affect Your Investment Portfolio
In this episode, we look at the historical data to explain why which party controls the White House is not likely predictive of how the market will perform.
The Dangers Of Trying To Outsmart The Market
In this episode, we discuss some of the things that may seem obvious in the current market, and why they might be wrong.
Is Passive Investing Distorting the Market?
The Role of Expectations in Investing
Why the S&P 500 is an Active Portfolio, and Other Observations on the Stages of Active Management
In this episode we talk about the various types of active management and the pros and cons of each.
The Past, Present and Future of Investing with Morningstar’s John Rekenthaler
In this interview, we draw on John’s extensive experience to cover a variety of topics related to the fund industry and investing in general.
The Realities of Growth Investing
The Dangers of the Obvious
What are the odds that the market clearing prices that all of that leads to are far from what the true market price should be? What are the odds that any individual market participant can be smarter than the collective wisdom of all those smart people and computing power?
Six Lessons New Robinhood Traders Could Learn From Peter Lynch
In this podcast episode, we discuss some investing lessons that these new traders could learn from legendary investor Peter Lynch.
The Different Shades of Active Management
Active management deserves all the criticism it gets. After all, over 80% of equity managers underperform their benchmarks over the long-term and active managers charge vastly higher fees compared to passive indices.