Tag - Investment strategy

How to avoid buying into hype

When looking at investment opportunities, it isn’t always that easy to separate out the sizzle from the steak. What do Bernie Madoff, Barry Tannenbaum and Sharemax have in common? They started as credible organisations run by known people – people who also knew how to create allure and marketing buzz – SIZZZLE. And they all had an emotional...

Is value investing dead?

By Jan van Niekerk, CIO of RECM Investors and market participants have lately been asking us whether value investing is dead. While we firmly believe that value investing is alive and well and we are as committed to it as ever, we have seen some value investors starting to change their strategies to other approaches that have delivered stronger...