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We are proud to present you with our latest research explorations. In our pursuit of Growth at a Reasonable Price (GARP), MarketGrader takes a systematic bottom-up fundamental approach to analysis of companies and markets, globally.


Our Take on Earnings Season

Since much is written every quarter about earnings season—and given that we track earnings reports for thousands of companies on an ongoing basis—we figured we’d contribute out two cents to the conversation. After all, earnings are what ultimately drive stock prices, or at least the expectations of what companies are going to earn. We’ll [...]

Carlos DiezCarlos Diez

Barron’s 400 Performance in Q1

The Barron’s 400 index had another strong showing in the first quarter with a gain of 6.17%, beating the 4.11% gain posted by the DJIA, 4.87% by the S&P 500 and 5.68% by the Nasdaq Composite. B400 is now up 60.4% in the last 52 weeks. For more information on the index please visit our Barron’s 400 pages. You may access and [...]

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Barron’s 400 Index Rebalance

The Barron’s 400 index is being rebalanced prior to Monday’s open (3/22/10) and now you can see the complete stock selection list on our new web site. In fact, the B400 will be the Featured Index on our home page for the next two weeks, which means that all our guests can view a complete MarketGrader analysis of any of its components for [...]

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MarketGrader Indexes 2009 Report Card

After a bruising 2008 the MarketGrader Indexes returned to form in 2009, posting all-around strong results relative to their benchmarks and to actively managed fund averages. To those of you not familiar with our indexes here’s a brief history: MarketGrader published its original index, the MarketGrader 40, in 2003 concurrently with our [...]

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Welcome to the New MarketGrader (part 2)

As we explain throughout our web site our research methodology is based on the belief that the companies that consistently create economic value today are those that, most of the time, create lasting shareholder value in the future. This is why our research focuses on understanding and highlighting the strengths and weaknesses in a company’s [...]

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Welcome to the New MarketGrader (part 1)

After two long years of development we’re very proud to unveil our brand new web site as well as our new blog, with this being its very first entry. This particular column will inform you of the web site’s biggest changes compared to our prior web site, its biggest enhancements and will introduce you to some of its new features and tools. [...]

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