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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.


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The Barron’s 400 successfully negotiated the bumpy finish to the stock market’s impressive first-half bull run

While the first quarter consisted of a fairly steady climb upward, as did the first month of the second quarter, the new highs stopped coming in late May. Then, on June 19, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, said the Fed might start cutting back on “quantitative easing” later this year, if the economy continues to strengthen. [...]

John A. PrestboJohn A. Prestbo

Is B400 a Volatile Index?

Being a reasonably priced growth index is all well and good, but does the Barron’s 400 soar and plunge so drastically that it gives you whiplash? In a word, no. The Barron’s 400 fluctuates only moderately more than the overall market. That’s saying something, since the Barron’s 400 is equally weighted and therefore gives more weight [...]

John A. PrestboJohn A. Prestbo