Top investing research for the week of June 24, 2012
- Market Risk Premium Used in 82 Countries in 2012: A Survey with 7,192 Answers: this study uncovers the Equity Premium or Market Risk Premium (MRP) used in 2012 for 82 countries.
- IQ and Mutual Fund Choice: A study of Q’s influence on mutual fund choice. High-IQ investors are less likely to own categories of funds that tend to charge higher fees.
- Military Strategy and Asset Management: A Heuristic Way: This work aims to establish a link between military strategy and asset management
- Risk Tolerance Questions to Best Determine Client Portfolio Allocation Preferences: The literature on risk tolerance justifies the use of questionnaires based on validity and reliability or psychometric testing, but there has been little research examining the relation between questions and actual investor portfolio behavior.
- A Tool for Improved Mutual Fund Transparency: The template offered here is a tool for providing transparency in normative mutual fund disclosure in a convenient online package.
- Mutual Funds: Pretty much everything you need to know about ’em. A survey article of recent literature on mutual funds.
- The Winner’s Curse: Too Big to Succeed?: Robert Arnott and Lillian Jing Wu out with a paper that looks at the results of investing in “Top Dogs”, the leading companies in their industries. Turns out it’s really not a great strategy.