Category Archives: Behavioural Finance

When are You Paying Too Much for Growth Stocks?

As a value and growth at a reasonable price manager we are challenged by markets that have stretched valuations. One measure that is at all time extremes (for the S&P 500) is the price of the market relative to sales. The following is an excerpt

What All This Taper Talk May Mean for Your Portfolio?

The Federal Reserve has started to talk about removing extraordinary accommodation. Market expectations are building for the reduction in stimulus to begin in September with the forward guidance to come out of the Jackson Hole conference. Likely, they will first reduce support for mortgage-backed securities.

Introducing the Berman’s Call PRO-EYEs Index

Early in my career when I was studying for the Chartered Market Technician’s accreditation (CMT) the level 3 requirement was to write a (Thesis) research paper. Mine was based on a combination of fundamentals and technical inputs that I created to use in evaluation the

AAII Sentiment Suggests Near-Term Caution

My approach to markets are mostly about understanding the probabilities of upside returns versus downside risks. In this regard, 2020 provides clarity with the benefit of hindsight. In a recession like we have experienced, this would be the first one since records began, where we