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Position sizing can be as important a driver of portfolio outperformance as security selection. But many investors struggle with clearly communicating their position sizing philosophy. Here, we discuss why and provide some insight into our approach.
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Markets function as a medium for the weighing of intrinsic value is facilitated by their profiting on arbitrage. Recently, that arbitrage has grown shaky, leading to disruption of an orderly market function. How can investors combat this dislocation?
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We’re not in the business of extrapolating cycles. But we are students of cyclical phenomenon. Mean reversion is by our estimation, the most powerful force in investing. When combined with human behavior, it drives the yawning gap between long-term average returns and middling average-investor outcomes.
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Is risk variance or potential for permanent capital loss? When is measurement important versus foolish in quantifying risk?
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The Circle of Competence is an often-cited mental model attributed to Warren Buffett. We humbly offer a contribution to Buffet’s lesson through a slight modification.
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What is success for an active manager? It really boils down to two things. Generating alpha, and growing assets. In an ideal world, the two are symbiotic. In reality, they often conflict.
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IPO season is in full bloom, as the procession of big-name (mainly) Silicon Valley unicorns find their way into public markets one way or another. Not everything is goldilocks though, as there are rumblings from beneath the usual headlines about stock moves and disruptive technologies. Most of these rumblings are coming from the arcane corners of corporate governance, where an ideological divide between private market and public market participants has turned into a schism.
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