David Dreman’s Contrarian Approach to Stock Selection

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Shorting: A Strategy for Profiting From Price Declines AAII Journal editor Charles Rotblut discusses short selling with Greg Swenson, co-manager of the Grizzly Short Fund (GRZZX). Swenson offers insights into how he identifies potential short-sale candidates and how investors may handle the risks inherent…

 

AAII Readers Look Past Social Media as a Research Tool

For do-it-yourself investors, investment analysis may include combing over earnings releases, quarterly and annual reports and analyst research. However, forming our opinions of a security is only half the battle; the other half is understanding the market’s perception of the security–and how that perception manifests itself in the security’s price. While many of us are…

 

Social Media Can Feed Investor Panic

Social media has become ingrained in our daily lives, but for investors, this could come at a cost. A Wall Street Journal article discusses the impact between knowing what others are thinking and the performance of one’s investment portfolio in the next market crash. The article cites a 2013 paper from neuroeconomists Benedetto De Martino and colleagues, then…