Author: Eddy Elfenbein

This Can’t-Miss Strategy Has Failed for Over a Decade

This Can’t-Miss Strategy Has Failed for Over a Decade

It’s a puzzle that’s haunted Wall Street for a few years now: what the heck happened to value investing? Value investing was the strategy that long occupied the minds of Wall Street’s best stock-pickers. From Warren Buffett to Ben Graham to Peter Lynch, the focus was always on value investing. All prudent investors needed to […]

F150 Drives Growth for Ford (F) During Pandemic

F150 Drives Growth for Ford (F) During Pandemic

If you want to own the “stay-at-home” stocks, but don’t want to own individual names, one way to get exposure to digital vs. in-person companies, is to own the Invesco QQQ Equity Index (QQQ). The QQQ mirrors the Nasdaq 100 Index, and is made up of the 100 largest non-financial stocks trading on the Nasdaq. […]

SPY: Is Matching the Market Enough?

SPY: Is Matching the Market Enough?

The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is a monster ETF (exchange-traded fund), designed to follow the S&P 500 step for step. This is the granddaddy of all index funds. SPY currently has assets of $267 billion. For some perspective, SPY has more in assets than the GDP of Finland. Of course, Finland has been around […]