Making Friends With Bear Markets

If you are trying to avoid the next bear market, Validea CEO John P. Reese has some advice: Stop trying to avoid the next bear market. In a piece for Forbes.com, Reese cites a recent column from Mark Hulbert, who monitors the performance of hundreds of investment advisors through his Hulbert Financial Digest. Hulbert says […]

Peter Lynch And High-Dividend Stocks

Every other issue of The Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the Peter Lynch-inspired strategy, which has averaged annual returns of 11.2% since its July 2003 inception vs. 6.4% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several recent […]

Good Gifts vs. Good Stocks

With the holiday season in full force, a myriad of hot products are at the forefront of the retail world. But Validea CEO John Reese says not to make the mistake of thinking a good product always equals a good stock.

Tech Sector's Second Acts Offering Lots Of Value

The tech sector evolves quickly, and that can turn one-time stars into afterthoughts in the blink of an eye. But Validea CEO John Reese says it’s not yet time to throw in the towel on brand-company’s older tech stars. “America loves a second act. Whether it’s Mike Tyson reemerging after scandal, prison and bankruptcy to […]

How John Neff Beat The Market For 30 Years

Every other issue of the Validea Hot List newsletter examines in detail one of John Reese’s computerized Guru Strategies. This latest issue looks at the John Neff-inspired strategy, up 19.0% year-to-date vs. 8.9% for the S&P 500. Below is an excerpt from the newsletter, along with several top-scoring stock ideas from the Neff-based investment strategy.