March 13th, 2019 | by Gregg S. Fisher, CFA, "Invest with Reason"
• President Obama’s campaign data director, Ethan Roeder, joined me for a “Q Factor” podcast. • Roeder describes how data technologies are increasingly shaping election campaigns and our political system. • To learn about the good, bad, and ugly implications of data analytics and politics, listen to Roeder’s podcast The intersection of data analytics and […]View Article
March 7th, 2019 | by Gregg S. Fisher, CFA, "Invest with Reason"
Longevity risk is a key challenge that retirees face. Rapidly rising health-care costs are one element of the challenge; cancer patients are confronted with a potentially devastating financial burden. Nobel Laureate Robert Merton worries about a retirement-funding crisis and dispenses some advice for savers and investors. For a financial advisor, perhaps no challenge is more […]View Article
March 6th, 2019 | by Gregg S. Fisher, CFA, "Invest with Reason"
Nobel Laureate Robert C. Merton participated recently in a ‘Q Factor’ podcast. Famed for his pioneering work in valuing derivatives, Merton today is worried about an approaching crisis in retirement funding. To hear Merton’s advice on how to fund a “good retirement,” listen to his podcast. I recently sat down with Robert C. Merton for […]View Article
February 11th, 2019 | by Gregg S. Fisher, CFA, "Invest with Reason"
A return of volatility to equity markets has brought the topic of market timing into relief again. Using more than 90 years of market data, we compared a market-timing approach to a long-term portfolio allocation strategy with periodic rebalancing. Market timers need to be very accurate in selling prior to market peaks and reinvesting shortly […]View Article