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Guru Based on Return
Motley Fool 546.9%
Benjamin Graham 494.4%
Martin Zweig 432.2%
Peter Lynch 431.7%
Kenneth Fisher 424.4%
James P. O'Shaughnessy 279.9%
Warren Buffett 213.0%
Joseph Piotroski 173.3%
John Neff 145.8%
David Dreman 120.1%
Joel Greenblatt 117.4%

Recent Articles by Validea Founder John Reese


John Reese NASDAQ Articles

Looking for Top Stocks in the Strongest Performing Sectors

As discussions concerning the ever-rising stock market continue to flourish, so do opinions and observations about how the tech sector is generating most of the gains. It stands to reason, given that the tech behemoths have enjoyed such dramatic growth and are so heavily weighted in the S&P 500. But while the tech sector continues to reign supreme on the performance front, 2017 has been a good year for several sectors.


John Reese Forbes Articles

Four 'Cornerstone' Growth And Value Stock Buys

Being a successful active investor requires focusing first on process, then on results, according to famed investor James O'Shaughnessy. In a recent Bloomberg Radio interview, the message was driven home by O'Shaughnessy Asset Management's Senior Portfolio Manager, Chris Meredith. While the firm is dedicated to building sound investment processes, Meredith said, it has also come to realize the importance of educating investors on how to do the same-another priority of the firm's founder.


John Reese Forbes Articles

M&A Activity Growing, What Stocks Would Benefit Most?

The stock market may be eerily calm in terms of volatility, but merger and acquisition activity has been bubbling up over the past year, more so than in the first year of any other modern president's term. Thomson Reuters data shows that U.S. merger and acquisition transactions totaled $1.2 trillion since Trump was elected, stemming from nearly 12,700 deals-the Broadcom-Qualcomm and Disney-21st Century Fox talks being two of the more recent.

Validea Hot List Newsletter


Validea Hot List

The Two Most Important Investing Decisions

Investors tend to get bogged down with detailed decisions. But the most important decisions are far more fundamental than that. Get the two most important decisions right, with realistic expectations, and success will follow. Check out our latest issue to find out what they are.


Validea Hot List

The Only Constant in Investing is Change

In investing, there will always be a new flavor of the month and a new fashionable strategy. But investors would be better served developing a plan that makes sense for them and sticking to it over the long run, rather than trying to chase performance.


Validea Hot List

The Dangers of Expecting the Past to Repeat Itself

It's natural to commemorate big anniversaries and look back at historic market events and compare them to where things stand in the present day. Many have been doing exactly that with the 1987 crash recently. But assuming any market will play out exactly like any past market is just setting yourself up for failure. Check out our latest to see how you can best learn from the past.

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