July 16, 2022

Two bad days in a row

Two bad days in a row seem to be bad news… at least when rebalanced quarterly, or bi-monthly. Here we also limit it to stocks with […]
May 26, 2022

Putting Piotroski to the Test

The Petroski Formula is a nine-point investing formula used to rank stocks. In this article, we put the formula through a variety of tests.
May 21, 2021

Sector Booting using SCTR

Can we boost performance by getting rid of a couple of bad industries? Certainly. Can we do it via the SCTR? Maybe. The best case: what […]
August 23, 2019

What does “S&P-like” mean, anyways?

In a previous article, we compared the S&P 500 index to an EquitiesLab macro, issandplike. Our goal was to analyze the S&P’s value, by comparing the […]
July 28, 2019

Net Income Verses Free Cash Flow

Show me the money People look at net income, otherwise known as just earnings, as well as Free Cash Flow to decide whether they like a […]
May 15, 2019
Does the S&P 500 Cheat?

Does the S&P 500 cheat?

Introduction The S&P 500 has performed so spectacularly that some find its performance hard to believe. Are the stocks that make up the S&P being cherry-picked […]
March 26, 2019

Will The Real O’Shaughnessy Please Stand Up?

O’Shaughnessy’s screen focuses on low-cost tickers with small market caps. His reasoning goes that, as small as these companies are, most analysts ignore them. This lack of attention suggests that there quite a few diamonds in the rough within microcap stocks. Is he right?
March 15, 2019
Does Making Money Matter?

Should I Invest In Money Losing Companies?

A common theory is that a company making money will outperform a company that doesn’t. Is that really true? I am here today to test how […]
December 4, 2018
Blockchain is essentially the technological architecture that supports Bitcoin, but it holds far more potential than just that. Many people deem the mastermind behind this term to be Satoshi Nakomoto, the anonymous creator of Bitcoin. However, if you look into the original white paper the words "block" and "chain" are never conjoined but used separately, then later popularized.

Who’s Betting on Blockchain? – the Thousand Year Article

With all the hype surrounding Bitcoin in recent years due to price fluctuations, it’s been hard to ignore. You hear about it on business news, you […]
October 23, 2018
The Gordon Growth Model

Financial Valuation: Gordon Growth Model

The Gordon Growth model is an offshoot of the standard dividend discount model. This model is used primarily to calculate the intrinsic value of a firm […]