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The May issue of the Quant Value newsletter is available

Dear Fellow Investor

 

The May issue of the Quant Value newsletter has just been published.

 

Portfolios holding up very well

So far in 2016 the portfolios are holding up very well with the European portfolio down only 0.5% (index is down 6.7%) and the North American portfolio is up 0.8% (index is up 1.8%).

And are optimally positioned

And both portfolios are well positioned to profit from current market conditions. The European portfolio is 47% in cash, and the North American portfolio (after two investments […]

By |May 6th, 2016|

Meet the inventor and author of dual momentum investing – Gary Antonacci

Dear Fellow Investor

 

As a passionate value investor it took me a long time (and a lot of research) to accept that momentum is a very important factor that you must incorporate in your investment strategy if you want high returns.

The simple reason is that it works.

I summarised the most important points you should know about momentum here: 10 myths about momentum investing, squashed

Dual momentum

When I came across Gary Antonacci’s book Dual Momentum Investing: An Innovative Strategy for Higher […]

By |April 19th, 2016|

How to retire at 41 and live off your investments

Dear Fellow Investor

 

When I first started following Paul’s blog I could hardly believe what he achieved.

He quit his high paying job at age 38 in 2006 and retired in 2010 and since then has been living only from his investment portfolio.

As I learned a lot from Paul’s research (especially the idea of a safe withdrawal rate) over the past few years I thought it would also be something you would be interested in.

 

Luckily Paul agreed to the following interview. (

By |April 5th, 2016|

The April issue of the Quant Value newsletter is available

Dear Fellow Investor

 

Quant_ValueThe 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 portfolio is up 0.8% (index is up 1.1%).

And are optimally positioned

And both portfolios are well positioned to profit from current market conditions. The European […]

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 far in 2016 the portfolios are holding up very well with the European portfolio down only 3.1% (index is down 8.7%) and the North American portfolio is down only 0.6% (index is down 5.5%).

 

And are […]

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 leave you completely overwhelmed.

 

To help you I have put together a short but powerful how-to guide on how you can make the best use of any stock screener.
This free 12-page guide will […]

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 long time.

 

For more information on dual momentum investing here is a short summary of Gary’s book.

How much can dual momentum increase your investment returns?

 

Your dual momentum analyst

 

Tim du Toit

 

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 52-week or all-time high?

If you do, you are not alone here is why… Thinking of selling at a 52-week high? Think again

 

Your 52-week high analyst

 

Tim du Toit

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 Piotroski successfully proved.

 

In the article I show you what other investment strategies you can improve with the use of the Piotroski F-Score and how you can easily add the F-Score to how […]

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 across in a long time (Troy Asset Management) open the August 2014 newsletter.

In the letter he used the good analogy describing corporate bonds as lobster pot investments, easy to get in but impossible to […]

By |October 14th, 2014|