Tag Archives: Eugene Fama

C. Thomas Howard Urges Practitioners to “View the Markets as They Are”

C. Thomas Howard, an opponent of the efficient markets hypothesis, advocates for a radical departure from the idea of diversification at the core of a healthy portfolio. Read More

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Unapologetic after All These Years: Eugene Fama Defends Investor Rationality and Market Efficiency

The father of modern finance took on critics of efficient markets and issued stinging rebukes of “too big to fail” banks, pension plans, active management, and behavioral finance. Read More

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Gene Fama on Efficient Markets and the Casualties of the Financial Crisis

Professor Eugene F. Fama of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a speaker at the 65th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Chicago, has spent his career re-defining what investors know about markets — beginning with his PhD thesis and a 1970 Journal of Finance article, “Efficient … Read More

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