Investment fads are nothing new. When selecting strategies for their portfolios, investors are often tempted to seek out the latest and greatest investment opportunities. Over the years, these approaches have sought to capitalise on developments such as the perceived relative strength of particular geographic regions, technological changes in the economy, or the popularity of different […]
Kenneth French and Nobel Prize Winner Eugene Fama discuss the importance of wealth management and the value an adviser brings.
Dimensional Fund Advisors This new video series captures stories of Dimensional’s founding and evolution. Highlights include Chairman and Co-CEO David Booth discussing the philosophy and ideas that led to the founding of the firm and the implementation of those ideas through time.
The recent awarding of the Nobel Prize in economics to Professor Eugene Fama has sparked some criticism of his theory of efficient markets. Debate is a good thing, but it is always advisable to start with the right definitions. Fama’s ‘efficient markets hypothesis’ is a model of how markets behave. It was developed back in […]
Secrets of Financial Success It may or may not have escaped your notice that on Monday this week, this year’s Noble Prize in economics was awarded to three American economists; Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller, who have spent their academic lives looking at stock market pricing concepts in different ways. Why should […]