October 16th, 2015 | Barrons.com
Gerstein Fisher CIO and Multi-Factor® Fund cited in article on momentum investing
Barrons.com recently took up the topic of momentum ETFs, discussing some of the practical challenges of implementing—and sticking with—a momentum-based investment strategy. In explaining momentum, the article, “Momentum ETFs: A Good Idea in Theory, Not Reality,” quotes CIO Gregg S. Fisher as saying, “Estimates [of stock prices] are influenced by what happened yesterday.” The article also suggests one strategy for minimizing the turnover typically associated with momentum investing that has been the topic of a Gerstein Fisher research paper and blog: combining a momentum strategy with a value strategy. Author Chris Dieterich also calls out Gerstein Fisher’s flagship fund for its outperformance.
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