This article first appeared on Valuewalk. Introduction “The key to investing is not assessing how much an industry is going to affect society, or how much it will grow, but rather determining the competitive advantage of any given company and, above all, the durability of that advantage. The products or services that have wide, sustainable […]
This article presents a practitioner’s definition of Quality. We make the case that both the research that identify quality as a promising factor or find that quality does not result in superior returns are misguided.
Not all brands are created equal. This article lays out a framework for analyzing consumer preference driven moats.
Quantitative investing and trading systems have increasingly become popular with investors. However, while such systems work for some time, most of them carry a significant risk of blow-up. In this article, we discuss why do most quantitative investing and trading systems eventually blow-up and provide our view on how to minimize such risks.
Some interesting reads that caught my eye from the week of July 5th, 2015.