Great Pages: O’Shaughnessy On Models vs. Humans

Can a single page of a book change your investment life? We believe it can. Periodically, we highlight some of the Great Pages that have had a great impact on our investment philosophy. Today, we cheat just a bit, looking at two pages in James O’Shaughnessy’s classic “What Works on Wall Street”. O’Shaughnessy talks about why models are better at predicting outcomes than humans are.

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The Value Of Microsoft and “Old Tech” Plays

People can become infatuated with potential, and that’s particularly true when it comes to investing in tech stocks. But Validea CEO John Reese says that investors shouldn’t get too smitten with tech plays that are more hype than substance.

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Industry Rankings: Insurance And Other Financial Stocks Looking Strong

Every day, Validea uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the growth index.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: HSY, BA, LOW All on the Move

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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Industry Rankings: Growth Coming From A Variety Of Sources

Every day, Validea uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries using the growth index.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: BHP Rising, SCHW Falling

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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Reese On Why So Few Can Follow Lynch & Buffett’s Approaches

In an interview with Canada’s Business News Network, Validea CEO John P. Reese recently discussed how investors can profit from the strategies of history’s best money managers — and why so many fail to do so.

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