All posts tagged "buy and hold"

  • Lubos Pastor
    Study by Lubos Pastor and Robert Stambaugh Questions Buy and Hold

    Last week Cheryl Casone of Fox Business News interviewed University of Chicago Booth School of Business professor Lubos Pastor regarding a 450 page study of over 200 years of stock market data he performed with Robert Stambaugh...

    • Posted July 2, 2012
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  • Robert Prechter’s Scary Forecast

    Jeff Sommer of the N. Y. Times has written an article on the prognostications of Robert Prechter, who sees a prolonged bear market in the offing. His advice: individual investors should move completely out of the market...

    • Posted July 4, 2010
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  • Buy and Hold Caveats

    Systematic Relative Strength blog has an interesting article on the buy and hold philosophy. The post has an enlightening insight borrowed from Money Magazine: William Bernstein of Efficient Frontier Advisors discusses findings from a study by Dimensional...

    • Posted June 9, 2010
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  • How Investors Hurt Returns

    Dan Richards at examines the behavioral finance topic of overconfidence from a different angle. Using demographic data from 30,000 investors and by analyzing their investment results, Richards concluded that men are more overconfident than women, in...

    • Posted February 15, 2010
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  • NYU Study Indicates Timing Beats Buy and Hold

    Marcin Kacperczyk, a finance professor at the New York University Stern School of Business and one of the study’s three authors, said, “given that we are currently in a recession, our work suggests that individuals should be...

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • James Paulsen Suggests it May be Time to Buy and Hold

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, has written an interesting “Perspective” on what the future might hold. It consists of 16 pages of enlightening graphs and commentary. Paulsen also argues that it might be a great time to...

    • Posted October 6, 2009
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  • Investors Giving Up on Buy and Hold

    The Los Angeles Times reports that investors are increasingly taking up day trading since the results from buy and hold have been dismal this decade. Susan York is featured as an example of this new breed of...

    • Posted August 26, 2009
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  • Lagging Results

    Originally published in October 1997: The market recently broke out of its trading range, if you ignore the DJIA. Expect the upside action to continue as the year ends. The bears can’t hold back the steady stream...

    • Posted August 8, 2006
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  • Buy and Hold…Is it the Wisest Choice?

    Originally published in June 1997: I can think of no other occupation where so little comes from a lot of effort as the jobs on Wall Street. When upwards of 80% of stock mutual funds can’t beat...

    • Posted August 1, 2006
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  • How Long Can This Go On?

    Originally published on: December 15, 1996 The past week was a tumultuous one for the markets. Any time you get 100 Dow point moves in either direction, it is a little unsettling. That is, until you see...

    • Posted May 18, 2006
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