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There is a risk that investors are not aware of, that lurks in their portfolios. A risk that they’re not being rewarded for taking, that leads to loss and cannot be diversified away.

It's Human Behavior!

The Library is a collection of our investing insights, investment research and podcasts examining the risk caused by human behavior and its impact on an investor’s portfolio.

Research

Research papers and Whitepapers featuring deep dives into our Human Factor philosophy and process.

Investing Insights

Case Studies and Insights highlighting specific, companies and events involving the risk of human behavior.

Our Perspective

Blogs, anecdotes and opinion pieces sharing our views on human behavior and the many ways it impacts society and your portfolio.

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Jun 11, 2020 2:18:18 PM 5 min read

What Are the Odds? Investing vs. Gambling

Someone once told me that the difference between gambling and investing is that gamblers ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha May 29, 2020 12:08:33 PM 4 min read

Investing, Jogging and Their Unlikely Connection with Potato Chips

Nowadays, it seems more and more people are engaging in the time-tested exercise of ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 23, 2020 5:22:00 AM 11 min read

South Africa After Covid-19: The Hammer and the Dance

Most discussions on the economic effects of the Covid-19 are centered on the US and ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 16, 2020 1:13:29 PM 7 min read

Human Behavior in a Crisis: Just Breathe

What is your greatest single stress in this moment? Most likely, you have trouble ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 2, 2020 3:23:46 PM 7 min read

Human Behavior in a Crisis: Populism and Fake News

Populism is the worst form of government to handle a health and informational crisis like ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Mar 25, 2020 2:17:26 PM 4 min read

Human Behavior in a Crisis: Confirmation Bias

Information Overload The Rime of the Ancient Mariner once lamented, “Water, water ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Mar 16, 2020 3:35:54 PM 6 min read

CIO Outlook: Stop Treating the Stock Market and Treat the Virus

As the COVID-19 pandemic envelops the globe, we at New Age Alpha feel compelled to ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Mar 12, 2020 1:12:24 PM 5 min read

The Role of Luck and Skill in Your Portfolio

Despite the ubiquitous disclaimers, most investors are fully aware that past performance ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Mar 3, 2020 1:15:47 PM 4 min read

Is the Coronavirus Crash Rooted in Market Bias?

Market collapses such as the one during the last week of February are rare. It takes a ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Feb 10, 2020 10:38:55 AM 3 min read

Long and Short Investing: Doing Well When Things Go Badly

While the aim of business, as well as society, is progress and improving technology, ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Jan 14, 2020 12:56:54 PM 3 min read

How Do Financial Advisors Stay Relevant in the Age of Automation?

The changes to the investing landscape in the last twenty years have been astounding. ...
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Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Jan 14, 2020 12:50:20 PM 4 min read

How Smart is Smart Beta?

Investments in “smart beta” products remain popular, and this is likely the inevitable ...
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