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Blog Post by Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha

Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha May 23, 2022 3:48:34 PM 9 min read

Noise and Bias in Your Investment Portfolio

In Daniel Kahneman’s book, Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgement, Mr. Kahneman uses a ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha May 2, 2022 11:59:18 AM 7 min read

Growth, Growing and Grown Ups: Mature Investment in a Rising Rate World

It may sound like a bad joke: “What do prisoners, senior citizens and market investors ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Jan 26, 2022 10:32:48 AM 8 min read

Moneyball Investing: The Real Reason Swinging for the Fences is Bad for Your Portfolio

One of the more iconic scenes in the movie, Moneyball, involves the baseball scouts ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Nov 17, 2021 1:47:52 PM 8 min read

Maybe Listen to the Outsider? He Sees Risks Differently

Ahmed Zayat was ready to sell. 152 one-year old horses were set to go to auction and ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Nov 4, 2021 11:21:01 AM 9 min read

Investment Odds - Know the Number

In Iceland, there is a sign near one of its famed hot springs that announces, “You are ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Sep 16, 2021 11:55:53 AM 8 min read

In Both Football and the Market…What You Don’t Know WILL Hurt You

If one thing in life is true, it’s that what you don’t know WILL hurt you. Just ask that ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Jun 10, 2021 1:02:45 PM 9 min read

The Investment Odds Don’t Need to be Stacked Against You

Imagine you’re sitting, minding your own business, and your buddy, Louie, shoulders up to ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha May 10, 2021 9:36:09 AM 8 min read

Probabilities in Investment Management…and Low Earth Orbit

While the Kessler Syndrome, or Kessler Effect, isn’t spoken of widely in social circles, ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Jan 16, 2021 7:30:00 AM 12 min read

Keep The FAANGs…Lose The Bite

Whether they know it or not, most investors have at least some exposure to the stocks ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Jul 31, 2020 7:17:00 AM 11 min read

Alphabet Inc C (GOOG) Searching for Growth

Inside This Report: The H-Factor System methodically identifies, measures and avoids ...
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Jun 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM 11 min read

Boeing Co (BA) Flying Off the Charts or Grounded in Reality?

Inside This Report:
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Matthew Waterman, Investment Writer, New Age Alpha Jun 29, 2020 7:20:00 AM 8 min read

Chipotle (CMG): An Investment Roller Coaster with Extra Guacamole

To say the trajectory of the Chipotle (CMG) stock price has been a roller coaster is to ...
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