How To Invest According To Science
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How To Invest According To Science

Proven Strategies From Academia
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Created by James Stainbrook
Last updated 3/2019
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to invest their money wisely through scientifically proven methods.
Requirements
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Description

Students will learn how to invest using strategies developed in academia and proven to work in the real world regardless of current wealth status or level of investment knowledge. This course is derived from lectures and seminars I've given  over the past 40 years as Founder and CEO of an investment management firm.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to be financially secure/independent.
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 02:53:29
+ Introduction and Lecture 1
1 lecture 17:58

Are the investment strategies that many people use effective?


Are you guilty of employing any of these strategies?

How NOT to Invest
1 question
+ What Is The Best Way To Invest
1 lecture 21:06
What Is The Best Way To Invest
21:06

Many of the people doing research in the area of capital markets and determinants of portfolio performance won Nobel Prizes in Economics.  What were their contributions and why did they win?

How many of the people mentioned won the Nobel Prize in Economics?
1 question
Many of these Nobel Prize Laureates have published research papers and books.
Reading Assignment
1 question
+ Asset Allocation
1 lecture 25:08
The Importance of Asset Allocation
25:08
I recommend you find a basic Optimizer with limited asset class choices just to get the feel of working with one. You can seek out more sophisticated programs as you become more comfortable. Don't worry if the Optimizer you choose only uses their proprietary products.
Google "Asset Class Optimizer" and find one you like
1 question
+ Dimensions To Enhance Performance
1 lecture 10:54
Dimensions of a Portfolio's Performance
10:54

List the 4 Factors that enhance the Returns of an Equity Portfolio, and the 2 Factors that enhance a Fixed-Income (Bond) Portfolio.

What are the proven Factors that can enhance portfolio performance?
1 question
+ Where To Start
1 lecture 18:59
The 60/40 Allocation
18:59
With the Optimizer that you have selected to use, diversify a portfolio to reflect both equities and fixed-income asset classes and study what happens to the Expected Return and Risk (Standard Deviation) as you change the allocation percentages.
Experiment with your Optimizer to increase expected returns while minimizing ris
1 question
+ Why Short-Term Bonds
1 lecture 10:21
Why Short-Term Bonds
10:21
There are other types of bonds such as corporate, municipal, and foreign.
What about other types of Bonds?
1 question
+ Why Go Global
1 lecture 08:34
Why Go Global
08:34
Find Asset Classes outside of the US.
Add Global Securities To Your Portfolio
1 question
+ The Benefits of Diversification
1 lecture 08:28
The Benefits of Diversification
08:28
List the benefits of Diversification
1 question
+ Investment Options
1 lecture 28:22
Investment Options
28:22
Find the lowest cost securities that fit your asset class allocation model
Focus on low-cost investment options.
1 question