16 August 2021 | Don’t Pick the Winners, Just Avoid the Losers

There are many inherent risks when investing in the stock market, however, one such risk that is often ignored or misunderstood is that investors regularly need to interpret vague or ambiguous information to make an investment decision. This is all too often reflected in models and forecasts in a systematically incorrect way which causes the stock price to deviate from fundamentals.

The Human Factor (hereafter referred to as the H-Factor) is an actuarially based portfolio tool, developed by New York-based asset managers New Age Alpha, aimed at mitigating the risk of this human behaviour. The strategy comprises developing probabilities which indicate the chance of a listed company NOT being able to achieve the growth implied by its current share price.

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