What is value investing?
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What is value investing?

Value investing is probably the purest form of contrarian investing out there, says John Stepek. But what exactly is it, and how do you go about it?
27 Aug 2020
Could the Covid crisis hold a silver lining for cheap value stocks?
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Could the Covid crisis hold a silver lining for cheap value stocks?

Value investing strategies have had a dreadful six months – but the crisis could be a catalyst for them to turn around.
20 Jul 2020
We could be at a pivotal point in the growth/value cycle
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We could be at a pivotal point in the growth/value cycle

Growth stocks have been on an extraordinary run as central banks have inflated markets. But as economies shift from recession to growth, value will wi…
9 Jun 2020
Cliff Asness: value investors should stick to their guns
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Cliff Asness: value investors should stick to their guns

Value investors need to stick to their process, says Cliff Asness, co-founder of AQR Capital Management, even though that’s difficult.
10 Mar 2020
Dark days for value investors
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Dark days for value investors

History suggests that cheap, unloved stocks usually have their day. But how long will value investors have to wait?
10 Mar 2020
Seth Klarman: focusing on value stocks will pay off
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Seth Klarman: focusing on value stocks will pay off

Value stocks are very much out of favour , says Seth Klarman, chief executive of hedge fund Baupost. But that won't always be the case.
13 Feb 2020
A beginner's guide to investment styles
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A beginner's guide to investment styles

Investment styles go in and out of fashion. The key is to pick a style that suits you and stick with it. So what are the main investing styles?
26 Jan 2020

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Value investors’ patience will be rewarded by these three stocks
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Value investors’ patience will be rewarded by these three stocks

Professional value investor Hugh Sergeant looks to buy strong companies that trade at a discount to their true worth. Here, he picks three that should…
16 Dec 2019
Finding hidden treasure: value investing is back in fashion
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Finding hidden treasure: value investing is back in fashion

Focusing on cheap stocks, historically a highly successful investment strategy, has been a disappointment over the past ten years. But the tide is sta…
28 Nov 2019
Is value investing finally on the comeback trail?
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Is value investing finally on the comeback trail?

Value investing – buying cheap, unloved stocks – is rarely a popular strategy. But with cheap stocks now very cheap indeed, it could be making a comeb…
18 Nov 2019
MMT is coming, the US dollar is here to stay, and “value” investing is dead: an interview with Dylan Grice
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MMT is coming, the US dollar is here to stay, and “value” investing is dead: an interview with Dylan Grice

John Stepek talks to Dylan Grice about everything from inflation, MMT and he US dollar to the Bull market in "duration" and the future of the financia…
7 Nov 2019
The death of value investing and the road to an era of inflation
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The death of value investing and the road to an era of inflation

John Stepek talks to Dylan Grice, co-founder of Calderwood Capital, about inflation, duration and the “death” of value.
31 Oct 2019
How to be a value investor
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How to be a value investor

Value investing is probably the purest form of contrarian investing out there. John Stepek explains what it is, and how to do it.
30 Jul 2019
Why value stocks struggle during technological revolutions
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Why value stocks struggle during technological revolutions

History shows that value stocks always struggle during technological shifts. But when’s the turnaround?
22 Jul 2019
Value investing’s not dead yet
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Value investing’s not dead yet

Rumours of the demise of value investing have been exaggerated. John Stepek looks at what could reinvigorate the strategy.
25 Jun 2019
Forget Buffett: if it’s value stocks you want, here’s what to buy
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Forget Buffett: if it’s value stocks you want, here’s what to buy

Warren Buffett was once a value investor. Now he’s buying big tech. Merryn Somerset Webb asks Lyrical Asset Management’s Andrew Wellington: “Where’s t…
9 May 2019
Value stocks or momentum stocks? Why not both?
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Value stocks or momentum stocks? Why not both?

If you want to beat the professionals over the long term, put part of your portfolio in momentum stocks, and a part in value stocks, says Merryn Somer…
24 Sep 2018
Is value investing finally set to see a long-overdue comeback?
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Is value investing finally set to see a long-overdue comeback?

Buying cheap stocks – value investing – usually works well. But it hasn’t for a while now. John Stepek looks at what’s gone wrong and asks if it’s due…
29 Jun 2018
Value investing vs momentum investing: watch out for the market's mood swings
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Value investing vs momentum investing: watch out for the market's mood swings

Value investing and momentum investing strategies both exploit investors’ emotions. But, asks John Stepek, why is value looking so glum? 
8 Jun 2018
Value investing is due its time in the sun
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Value investing is due its time in the sun

Whether you own active funds or ETFs, you must pay attention to which investment styles are working, says David Stevenson.
27 Apr 2018
The balance between value and growth
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The balance between value and growth

Investors need to go a long way to find sensibly priced stocks today, but Japan and the US still offer pockets of value, Simon Edelsten tells Merryn S…
9 Mar 2018
Charles Heenan: the value of doing nothing
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Charles Heenan: the value of doing nothing

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to value investor Charles Heenan of Kennox Asset Management about his investment strategy – and the financial benefits of d…
14 Oct 2016