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So far Tim du Toit has created 60 blog entries.

The April issue of the Quant Value newsletter is available

Dear Fellow Investor   The April issue of the Quant Value newsletter is available for you to download.   Portfolios holding up very well So far in 2016 the portfolios are holding up very well with the European portfolio down only 1.6% (index is down 8.6%) and the North American [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|

The latest Quant Value newsletter is available

Dear Fellow Investor   The latest issue of the Quant Value newsletter is available. In this issue I tell you why falling markets are your best friend and how you can make your highest profits when there is a lot of fear around.   Portfolios holding up very well So [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|

Your guide to stock screening

Dear Fellow Investor   Are you thinking about or have subscribed to a stock screener. “Now what?” you may be asking yourself.   A stock screener is a powerful tool that can give you exactly what you want, but because of all the choices (strategies, countries and ratios) it can [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Tags: , |

Ever heard of dual momentum investing?

  Dear Fellow Investor   Have you ever heard of dual momentum? Neither have I until I read a very interesting book by Gary Antonacci called Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher Returns with Lower Risk. Gary is an interesting guy and has been around investing for a [...]

By | April 10th, 2015|

What to do with 52-week high and all time high share prices

  Dear Fellow Investor   Have you ever wondered why you get the urge to sell if one of the companies in your portfolio reaches a 52-week (one year), or all-time high? Or do you sometimes find you are hesitant to invest if a company if it is at its [...]

By | April 10th, 2015|

Can the Piotroski F-Score also improve your investment returns? (Data driven)

  Dear Fellow Investor   On my screener website I just finished an article that I am sure you will find of value.   It's all about how you can use the Piotroski F-Score to improve your investment returns, not just a low price to book strategy as Professor Joseph [...]

By | March 16th, 2015|

Investing insights that make you go… Huh?

  Working like a donkey Sorry for not posting for such a long time but I have been working like a donkey on a new project, you can take a look here: www.quant-investing.com On to the insights….   Corporate bonds and “lobster pots” The best investment letter I have come [...]

By | October 14th, 2014|

6 Indispensable Traits for Investment Success

by Tim du Toit   Being a successful investor is not hard but it is more difficult than it looks.   What makes it more difficult is not acquiring the mental the skills you need, accounting and basic mathematics can be learned by anyone.   What makes it difficult is [...]

By | December 19th, 2013|

Be careful if you are looking for a higher interest rate

  This week I ran into a piece written by the outstanding hedge-fund manager Seth Klarman in 1992. It's however so relevant to the current market environment it may as well have been written yesterday. The article called Don't be a Yield Pig, is just 2 pages long but definitely [...]

By | September 3rd, 2010|Tags: , |