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Looking Back, Looking Forward – 2022Q3

November 21, 2022

Those latest earnings forecast, are implying an economic soft-landing, not an outright severe recession. Historically, the SP500 EPS change during a recession was a decline in the high teens. That said, with the SP500 losing nearly a quarter of its value YTD, investors clearly have embraced less robust prospective earnings than what the consensus estimate is suggesting. […more]

Valuation Beta 2022 Update

September 16, 2022

In October 2020, Applied Finance published a research paper (Valuation Beta) that studied the attributes of a comprehensive intrinsic value framework in the context of asset pricing studies popularized by Fama French’s expansion from the […more]

Looking Back, Looking Forward – 2022Q2

July 21, 2022

Looking Back and Forward Recap of 22Q2: During the 2nd quarter, US equity markets lost 17% of their value, with comparable declines between the Large and SMID market capitalizations. Underpinning the big declines are: 1) accelerating inflation, 2) lost confidence in the Fed’s ability to tame inflation, 3) growing fear that a US recession, or worse long-lasting stagflation is inevitable. […more]

The Wealth Creation Effect

April 29, 2022

Finance is in a funny place now. Corporate finance operates under the guidance of the NPV Rule. NPV Rule provides the following guidance to corporate executives: To the extent a corporation sources investment opportunities with […more]

The Key to Valuation in Theory and Practice

April 27, 2022

This article first appeared on The Market, April 17th, 2022 To invest successfully, we have to get a differentiated understanding of a company’s valuation. With this premise in mind, finance students at the University of […more]

Looking Back, Looking Forward – 2022Q1

April 25, 2022

First released 4-6-2022 Recapping the quarter: Looking back at the first quarter of 2022, January was largely a traditional risk-off month when the SP500 index lost nearly 10% of its value by January 27, driven […more]

Investment Landscape: US Small Caps

February 8, 2022

US Small Cap indices currently allocate to overvalued, dilutive firms at elevated levels last observed in the tech bubble. This poor allocation of capital corresponds to a noticeable decline in market efficiency between prices and […more]

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