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It's Human Behavior!

This 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.

High Yield, Low Yields, and My Dear Aunt Sally

Konstantin Tourevski, CFA, Head of Fixed Income Apr 29, 2021 12:34:45 PM 8 min read
Leave it to Facebook and Twitter to make math controversial. While much on social media ...
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Is the Gamification of the Stock Market Impacting your Investment Portfolio?

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 28, 2021 2:37:21 PM 9 min read
  In most instances, the act of buying and selling results in two reasonably content ...
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How Do You Navigate Investment Risk When the Maps are all Wrong?

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Feb 9, 2021 2:16:00 PM 10 min read
Now that stock market investing has become a subject for dinner table conversation, ...
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Factor Investing, Smart Beta, or the New Age Alpha Approach

Andy Kern, Senior Portfolio Manager, New Age Alpha Feb 2, 2021 10:05:44 AM 8 min read
Every day a new investment firm claims they are trailblazing the area that lies between ...
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Democratization of Information: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Feb 2, 2021 10:03:11 AM 9 min read
Be honest: have you ever read the Terms and Conditions page on WebMD? If you had, you ...
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Let GameStop Ruin Someone Else’s Portfolio

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Jan 29, 2021 2:40:43 PM 6 min read
Options—they’re all the rage now. A short squeeze frenzy in stocks such as GameStop ...
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What Are the Odds? Investing vs. Gambling

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Jun 11, 2020 2:18:18 PM 5 min read
Someone once told me that the difference between gambling and investing is that gamblers ...
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Investing, Jogging and Their Unlikely Connection with Potato Chips

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha May 29, 2020 12:08:33 PM 4 min read
Nowadays, it seems more and more people are engaging in the time-tested exercise of ...
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South Africa After Covid-19: The Hammer and the Dance

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 23, 2020 5:22:00 AM 11 min read
Most discussions on the economic effects of the Covid-19 are centered on the US and ...
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Human Behavior in a Crisis: Just Breathe

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 16, 2020 1:13:29 PM 7 min read
What is your greatest single stress in this moment? Most likely, you have trouble ...
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Human Behavior in a Crisis: Populism and Fake News

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Apr 2, 2020 3:23:46 PM 7 min read
Populism is the worst form of government to handle a health and informational crisis like ...
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Human Behavior in a Crisis: Confirmation Bias

Julian Koski, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer, New Age Alpha Mar 25, 2020 2:17:26 PM 4 min read
Information Overload The Rime of the Ancient Mariner once lamented, “Water, water ...
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