Posts Tagged: momentum investing

Following Trends Across and Within Industries

Last week, I posted about two ways to improve a momentum strategy by using value and quality to screen out dangerous momentum stocks. It so happens that lots of the momentum high-fliers from 2013 were concentrated in several key industries, like social media and biotechnology. This concentration begs the question, how much of the momentum…

Two Ways To Improve The Momentum Strategy

Momentum investing worked very well in 2013, but it’s been awful in 2014. The momentum reversal has been one of the major headlines in an otherwise flat and quiet market year because the high-flying stocks from 2013, especially popular tech names like Tesla, have been crushed in recent months. Momentum investing works great over the…