linkedin-with-circle twitter-with-circle rss search

Top 10 ETF Launches of the Year

I think this is a really interesting article for a few reasons.  1. The continued acceptance of ETFs by large institutions.  Not just acceptance, but also CREATION.  A number of these ETFs were created by an institution willing to seed the fund at size, and…

Read More →

Travel: Mexico City

I’ll be in Mexico City next week, drop me a line if you want to meetup! Also on the schedule in the next two months are Arizona, Colorado, Las Vegas, and a whole bunch of Florida.

Read More →

Are Stocks Overvalued?: CAPE vs. Dividends

People seem to have a lot of misgivings when it comes to CAPE.  I have no idea why as almost all valuation indicators usually line up on the same side when a stock or market is over/undervalued. Here is another chart, this time looking at…

Read More →

Gameplan for 2014?

We did a paper years ago that combined the Presidential Cycle and the January Effect.  It was also known as our least read paper.  Anyways, if you were to follow history, and I’m not sure that you should, conclusions would be that the investor should…

Read More →

What Would You Rather Own?

From this paper: Emerging markets have > 30% world GDP, but only 12% of world market cap. A Shiller CAPE of about 15.  55% of global population.   or The US is about 25% of world GDP, but 45% of world market cap. And a…

Read More →

The Dividend Challenge

Beginning in the 1980’s Pepsi started running the Pepsi Challenge — television commercials featuring taste tests that would pit their soda versus Coca-Cola.  Tasters would take sips of each unmarked beverage, and were asked to declare which soda they preferred.  Invariably, Pepsi was the favorite…

Read More →

Online Backtester

Finally starting to see some innovation here.  Two great entrants, all they need is a little more front end design, and of course a little tactical special sauce and they will be killer!     http://www.portfoliovisualizer.com   http://turnkeystats.com/

Read More →

What Happens Next for Stocks?

Ned Davis ran a great study that I thought I would replicate with a different dataset. They wanted to know what stocks did in Nov/Dec after the market was up as much as it was YTD in 2013 (I used 20% though I think it…

Read More →

Web Statistics