The Advantages of Quantitative Stock Selection

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   Hagstrom’s Essential Buffett Stocks Given Warren Buffett’s success as an investor, it is no wonder that many try to mimic his investment philosophy. This has given rise to an entire cottage industry of books that try to distill Buffett’s approach. One such book is…

 

Tips for Using Academic Research About Investing

There is a constant stream of new academic research about investing. Some of the papers attempt to explain the key drivers of returns. Some are more focused on investor behavior. Many papers are focused on realizing higher returns (“delivering alpha”). For an investor seeking new ideas, these papers can range along a spectrum from being…

 

What Is Your Investing Edge?

This week’s AAII Weekly Digest highlights these “must-read” AAII articles:   What Is Your Investing Edge? This is a commonly held view among value investors: You need to seek out stocks that are underfollowed, in hopes of gaining bits of information that the market is not currently pricing into the stock. This is a well-intended…

 

AAII Journal May 2017 Issue Now Available

Feature Article: When You Haven’t Saved Enough for Retirement Saving more, working longer, delaying the claiming of Social Security benefits and tapping home equity can all help fund retirement. by Charles Rotblut, CFA In This Issue: Stock Strategies » What Is Your Investing Edge? Many investors focus on trying to gain an information edge, but…