Diversification has been described as the one free lunch in investing. True, the interconnected nature of the global economy means there is greater correlation between market movements now than in the past. But spreading your risk across different regions and asset classes remains a crucial part of successful investing.
Part 5 examines Modern Portfolio Theory and the research carried out by the likes of William Sharpe, Eugene Fama and Ken French into the common factors that drive market returns.
We wrote about Ben Graham's activism at northern pipe line, but there are other interesting stories involving the father of value investing Value investing and activism go hand-in-hand. Benjamin Graham, the godfather of value investing, discovered how important it is to incorporate activism into a value strategy relatively early in his career, a strategy that Read More