Emerging economies don’t always produce the best equity opportunities

Brad Pitt didn’t win the Oscar for his turn as baseball general manager Billy Beane, but the movie adaptation of Moneyball did result in renewed attention to Michael Lewis’s excellent 2003 book.

In it, he traces how Beane’s Oakland A’s rejected decades of received wisdom about what made baseball players successful- how their bodies looked, how they carried themselves on the field—and instead won by analyzing statistics and focusing on quantifiable results.

I think Beane’s approach can work for investors, too.

Read My Article at Canadian Business.com

Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School and Millionaire Expat: How To Build Wealth Living Overseas. My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions.

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