Justin Carbonneau is vice president of Validea, an independent investment research firm focused on developing quantitative strategies and investing tools based on the methodologies of legendary investors and other proven approaches. He is also one of the partners at Validea Capital Management. Mr. Carbonneau writes the Factor Focus column on Validea and is co-host of the Excess Returns investing podcast. He was on UConn's Track & Field team, is a former member of the Connecticut Air National Guard, and holds a MBA from the University of Connecticut.
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Bitcoin has gone from JV to Varsity, and now has a valuation as high as some of the world’s top companies. Turning 12 years old, the digital cryptocurrency is growing up, figuratively and literally right in front of our eyes, explains Justin Carbonneau, investing strategist and partner at Validea.
The story and situation behind GameStop (GME) is extraordinary, and I think it can provide us with some broader lessons that are important to remember when investing in the market, explains Justin Carbonneau, investing strategist and partner at Validea.