Электронная книга: John Keefe «Winning at Active Management. The Essential Roles of Culture, Philosophy, and Technology»

Winning at Active Management. The Essential Roles of Culture, Philosophy, and Technology

Winning at Active Management conducts an in-depth examination of crucial issues facing the investment management industry, and will be a valuable resource for asset managers, institutional consultants, managers of pension and endowment funds, and advisers to individual investors. Bill Priest, Steve Bleiberg and Mike Welhoelter all experienced investment professionals, consider the challenges of managing portfolios through complex markets, as well as managing the cultural and technological complexities of the investment business. The book’s initial section highlights the importance of culture within an investment firm – the characteristics of strong cultures, the imperatives of communication and support, and suggestions for leading firms through times of both adversity and prosperity. It continues with a thorough discussion of active portfolio management for equities. The ongoing debate over active versus passive management is reviewed in detail, drawing on both financial theory and real-world investing results. The book also contrasts traditional methods of portfolio management, based on accounting metrics and price-earnings ratios, with Epoch Investment Partners’ philosophy of investing on free cash flow and appropriate capital allocation. Winning at Active Management closes with an inquiry into the crucial and growing role of technology in investing. The authors assert that the most effective portfolio strategies result from neither pure fundamental nor quantitative methods, but instead from thoughtful combinations of analyst and portfolio manager experience and skill with the speed and breadth of quantitative analysis. The authors illustrate the point with an example of an innovative Epoch equity strategybased on economic logic and judgment, but enabled by information technology. Winning at Active Management also offers important insights into selecting active managers – the market cycle factors that have held back many managers’ performance in recent years, and the difficulty of identifying those firms that truly possess investment skill. Drawing on behavioral economic theory and empirical research, the book makes a convincing case that many active investment managers can and do generate returns superior to those of the broad market.

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited (USD)"

ISBN: 9781119051770

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John Keefe

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John Thomas Keefe (May 5 1867 – August 9 1937) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the American Association Syracuse Stars in by|1890. Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, he attended the College of the Holy Cross.

In his only big league season, Keefe went 17 and 24 with a 4.32 earned run average in 43 games for the unimpressive 55 and 72 Stars. He started 41 games, completed 36 games and shutout two. In just over 352 innings, he gave up 355 hits, 234 runs and 169 earned runs. He walked 148 batters and struck out 120.

Keefe's 17 wins were second on the team, trailing behind Dan Casey's 19. Not only did his 24 losses lead the team, they also tied for the league lead. He finished ninth in the league in games, innings pitched and shutouts, eighth in the league in games started, complete games and batters faced (1431), seventh in hit batsmen with 17, sixth in hits allowed, fifth in walks allowed, fourth in home runs allowed (nine) and third in earned runs allowed.

As a batter, Keefe collected 30 hits in 157 at-bats for a .191 batting average. His fielding percentage was .955. A 22-year-old, he made his big league debut on April 28. He played his final game on October 11.

Overall, his career statistics are most similar to those of Alex Ferson. He is buried in St. Bernard Cemetery in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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