Research Affiliates Screens for Smart vs. Dumb Dividends
The investment firm says its dividend strategy adds 2% per year by picking "cherries" and screening out "lemons."
Russia Needs a Re-Fi, and Is Willing to Pay Up: Research Affiliates
The smart beta shop has long maintained that hated companies, and countries, make the most profitable investments.
Investment Myth-Buster: Small-Cap Stocks Don’t Bring Bigger Returns
Research Affiliates painstakingly debunks the cherished notion of a small-cap premium.
Investors: Beware of the Quants
Research Affiliates argues that very few investment strategies have proven their worth over time and across markets.
What Pro Sports Drafts Teach About Investing
Sports are not merely recreational but educational, according to Research Affiliates analysts, who derive some insights from the experience of baseball and soccer franchise owners.
Rob Arnott and the Rise of Smart Beta
These strategies, developed by Rob Arnott, have attracted tons of money and adherents, but critics too. What does it mean for you and your clients?
Traditional Indexing Delivers Below-Average, Not Average, Returns
A Research Affiliates study questions a cherished tenet of index investing — namely, that it produces market-based returns.
Shiller vs. Fama: Which Nobel Winner Comes Out on Top?
Research Affiliates teases out the Nobel laureates' distinctive value approaches and finds a yawning gap between them.
Want to Win the Investing Game? Bet on the Losers
If stocks are mispriced and it is possible to determine, generally, which ones are underpriced, why don’t more investors try to take advantage of this?