Find A Simple Strategy With An Acceptable Level Of Risk And Stick With It – What Works On Wall Street

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One of the best investing books ever written is What Works On Wall Street by James O’ Shaughnessy. The book is full of a number of investing gems but one which struck a chord with me was O’ Shaughnessy’s advice on finding a simple evidence based strategy, with an acceptable level of risk, and sticking with it. He goes on … Read More

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, included O’Shaughnessy in a series on “Legendary Investors” along with … Read More

Why Models Beat Humans – What Works on Wall Street – James O’Shaughnessy

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(Image Credit,, One of the best value investors on the planet is of course, James O’Shaughnessy. James O’Shaughnessy, also known as Jim, is a Principal, and Chief Executive Officer at O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, LLC. He’s widely regarded as a pioneer in quantitative equity analysis. Jim and his team have identified characteristics that have led to successful investing over the last … Read More