Jim O'Shaughnessy

What Works on Wall Street

Jim O'Shaughnessy

Talk: What Works on Wall Street

What it takes to be a successful active investor. Hint, it’s much harder than you think. Contrast active and passive equity investing. Risk/rewards. Conclusion—Investors who do not have the following traits and emotional quality should index their portfolios. I find they are the majority of investors today. Also discussion of points of failure for passive and active investors. What traits and emotional characteristics are required to succeed as an active investor?

Jim O'Shaughnessy

James Patrick O'Shaughnessy is an American investor and the founder, chairman, and CEO of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, LLC, an asset management firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

What Works on Wall Street

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