My paper just passed 10,000 downloads, which places it in the top 30ish downloads of all time (out of about 160,000), and near the top 10-15 finance papers. Seeing as 7 of the top 10 in finance are authored by Fama, French, or Jensen, that’s some pretty good company.
I have received emails from people all over the world who have put the model to work (with their own tweaks). Everything from small retail accounts to multi-hundred million dollar hedge funds. If you are using the model, drop me a line and let me know your experience. 2008 should be a good showing so far.
Quote of the day, “All the trouble in the world is due to the fact than man cannot sit still in a room” – Blaise Pascal
Harvard as a tax-free hedge fund?
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No wonder people have a dim view of the investment business. A few of the presentations at the Money Show today in Las Vegas:
“Double Your Money in Six Weeks with a Conservative Option Approach”
“A Low Risk Approach to Doubling Your Money Every Three Years”
“How to Get Rich with X Product”
I would like to ask the presenters, “So when was the last time you doubled your money?”
I don’t get why every scandal these days gets -gate tacked on at the end of the name. I mean, what does the Patriots recording football practices have to do with a Washington DC hotel during the Nixon administration?