Using Math to Pick Stocks

Oct 8, 2019

Peter Nielsen
Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

Most people are aware of the basic method of stock picking: look for companies in areas of the economy you believe have growth potential, narrow those companies down by researching their fundamentals such as leadership, earnings per share, balance sheet, etc.  But our next guest says there’s another method that may prove just as fruitful and it is only driven by math.  It’s called “factor investing”.

Mike Switzer interviews Peter Nielsen, a chartered financial analyst with Foster Victor Wealth Advisors in Greenville, SC and a member of the SC Chapter of the CFA Society.