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Jack Forehand



  • President of Validea
  • Co-Author of The Guru Investor
  • Co-Host of the Excess Returns investing podcast

About Jack

Jack Forehand is 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 the co-author of The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies. Mr. Forehand is the co-founder of Validea Capital Management, an asset management firm running systematic strategies for private clients. He writes the Practical Quant column on Validea and is co-host of the Excess Returns investing podcast.

Jack's Articles

Many investors believe that all value investing strategies are similar. When it comes to getting exposure to value, they think the many value funds that are out there are mostly interchangeable, observes Jack Forehand, editor of Validea.
We are officially in a bear market, with the averages down over 20%. So, what does that mean going forward? asks Jack Forehand, an investment strategist and editor of Validea.
The market’s amazing run in the wake of the pandemic has finally hit its first speed bump this year, with the S&P 500 down around 15% and the Russell 2000 and NASDAQ down significantly more than that, explains Jack Forehand, investment strategist and editor of Validea.
After a decade of massive outperformance, the tide has finally turned against growth investors this year, explains market strategist Jack Forehand, editor of Validea.