About

John Reese is a pioneer in the online investment research arena and quantitative investing using the strategies of investing legends. Mr. Reese, the author of The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies, is the founder and CEO of Validea.com, an independent stock research firm, and Validea Capital Management, a systematic-based asset management company. He is also lead portfolio manager on an actively managed ETF and acts as sub-advisor to two Canada-based mutual funds (National Bank Consensus American & International Equity Funds). Mr. Reese graduated from MIT and Harvard Business School and holds two patents in the area of automated stock analysis. He is also a regular columnist for Forbes, RealMoney.com, and Canada's Globe & Mail.

Content from John Reese

Michael Kors: Dressed for Success
John Reese Image John Reese

In his Validea newsletter, John Reese assesses stocks based on the investment strategies of legendary investors. Here, …

Tickers: KORS
Banco Macro: Banking on Argentina
John Reese Image John Reese

John Reese, editor of Validea, selects stock based on the long-standing investment strategies of many of the market's …

Tickers: BMA
Sanderson Farms: A Ben Graham Buy
John Reese Image John Reese

John Reese — editor of Validea — selects stocks for his "Hot List" portfolio based on the time-t…

Tickers: SAFM
Validea: A Strategy of "Legends"
John Reese Image John Reese

Based on the investing criteria of many of the market's most successful investors, John Reese compiles a variety of po…

Tickers: VALX | THO | ATW | GBX
Top Picks 2017: Westinghouse Air Brake
John Reese Image John Reese

My Top Pick for conservative investors for 2017 is involved in the manufacturing of products for locomotives, freight …

Tickers: WAB
Top Picks 2017: GNC Holdings
John Reese Image John Reese

For our top pick in 2017, I used my guru-based screening application to look for stocks with high scores from at least…

Tickers: GNC
Guru Spotlight: Benjamin Graham
John Reese Image John Reese

To be sure, each of the gurus that I follow has come upon periods where performance suffered. Yet, each persevered and…

Tickers: GIII | FOSL | GCO | DRQ
Two Ways to Bank on Argentina
John Reese Image John Reese

John Reese, editor of Validea, maintains a "Hot List" portfolio that pass stocks that are based on the invest…

Tickers: GGAL | BMA