Effective companies are about people working well together, says Hugo Young, manager of the Aberdeen Global Asia Pacific Equity Fund.
Geraldine Weiss was a value investor, but believed that people should focus on dividends, rather than earnings.
After suffering big losses in the 1930s due to poor advice from her stockbroker, Anne Scheiber took direct control of her investments.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author, academic and fund manager Richard Thaler about pensions freedom, central bankers and fund management fees.
Known as the “Witch of Wall Street”, Hetty Green was an early value investor, buying securities when they were cheap.
Funds are getting so big they can’t stoop to pick up smaller firms. That’s great for nimbler players such as Nick Greenwood, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Mark Slater helped edit his father Jim Slater’s book, The Zulu Principle, before setting up his own fund.
Jack Dreyfus was a market timer and adopted a “contrarian” strategy that put the majority of his funds’ assets into stocks during times of great pessimism.
Philip Carret was a value investor, buying stocks in obscure companies that he felt were undervalued, aiming to at least double his investment.
James Simons started his hedge fund in 1978. Between 1989 and 2016, he returned just under 40% a year after fees.
Leon Levy made a fortune from betting against the crowd.