Value Investing

Companies with predictable earnings have historically outperformed because investors value stability and are willing to pay for it. Fortunately, predictable companies are also easier to value accurately using snapshot earnings multiples, but it only works if one spends the time analyzing the income statement and isolating core earnings from reported earnings. Ignoring the anchoring bias of current market prices is the key to value-investing success. Read More

The stock market continues to rise as the real economy remains stuck in neutral thanks to monetary stimulus. When the monetary music stops, large caps will drop based on "risk-off" macro beta but small caps will perform based on fundamentals. Read More

With interest rates on fixed-income investments near all-time lows, income-seeking investors need to look at stocks. U.S. dividend-paying stocks historically outperform, but foreign dividend-paying stocks have performed even better. Read More