Jim O’Shaughnessy: Human Beings Are Hardwired To Fail In The Stockmarket | Talks at Google

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One of our favorite investors at The Acquirer’s Multiple – Stock Screener is Jim O’Shaughnessy.

O’Shaughnessy has long been recognized as one of America’s leading financial experts and a pioneer in quantitative equity analysis, he has been called a “world beater” and a “statistical guru” by Barron’s. In February 2009, Forbes.com included O’Shaughnessy in a series on “Legendary Investors” along with Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett, and Peter Lynch.

O’Shaughnessy is also the Chairman and CEO of O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM). Also serving as the Chief Investment Officer of the firm, and ultimately responsible for OSAM’s investment strategies. He directs the Senior Portfolio Manager, Director of Research, and the Portfolio Management Team and helps to set the agenda for the team. As of December 2016, O’Shaughnessy Asset Management had $4.22 Billion in assets under management (AUM).

O’Shaughnessy recently did a presentation for the folks at Google where he discusses how human beings are hardwired to fail in the stockmarket, it’s a must watch for all investors.

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