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Michael Batnick, CFA

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Biography

As Director of Research at Ritholtz Wealth Management, Michael Batnick, CFA, reads research publications and is in charge of the company’s internal research efforts. Batnick is a member of the investment committee, and spends most of his time developing and implementing risk management and portfolio strategies for the firm’s clients. Batnick writes at The Irrelevant Investor blog, where he aims to educate people about investing.

Author's Posts
Investing in Europe: Where’s the Return?

US investors aren’t too fond of European stocks these days and for good reason. But it may be time to consider investing in European equities, Michael Batnick, CFA, writes.

Missing the Best Weeks: A Mistake Investors Should Fear

Investors should fear missing out on the best gains more than suffering the worst losses, says Michael Batnick, CFA. If you never attempt to avoid the worst weeks, you’ll never have to worry about missing the best weeks.

Making Sense of Long-Term Returns

All advisers face the same challenge: How can we best help investors understand what sort of long-term returns they can rationally expect?