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Less Efficient Markets = Higher Alpha?

Shouldn't less efficient capital markets with greater information asymmetries offer more alpha opportunities?

Does Guru Investing Work?

A new investment style has proliferated over the last decade or so: the copycat investor.

Equal- vs. Market Cap-Weighted Portfolios in Stock Market Crashes

How have equal- and market-cap weighted US equity portfolios performed relative to one another during downturns?

Meme Stocks and Systematic Risk

How do meme stocks move relative to stock market indices and other meme stocks?

Myth-Busting: Equities Are an Inflation Hedge

How can investors hedge against inflation risk? Do equities offer any protection?

Low- or High-Volatility: Which Wins the Return Battle?

Are low-volatility or high-volatility strategies the better choice when it comes to equity returns?

Buybacks and Dividends: Sizing the Upswing

Dividends and buybacks are poised for a comeback this year.

To Invest Internationally, or Not — That Is the Question

We should lean toward investing in all of the world all of the time.

Improving the Odds of Value Investing

So what is the value factor's key performance driver? Based on what evidence?