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Past returns: don’t even guide the past

The Thinking Ahead Institute's Tim Hodgson argues that past returns were over-stated, and future returns will be lower. More accurately, total value created will need to increase for shareholders to retain the same amount of value as previously.
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Breaking bad habits: why investors aren’t good at asset allocation

Institutional investors act like momentum investors, chasing returns, even over longer time horizons according to Asset Allocation and Bad Habits, a new research paper that looks at the impact of past returns on asset allocation. The paper commissioned by Rotman-ICPM and authored by Amit Goyal professor at Univeriste de Lausanne, Andrew Ang professor at Columbia Business […]