“Small-cap stocks typically lose in the fourth quarter and this group of wealthy investors are to blame”

Dr. Athanassakos’ paper, co-authored with Lucy Ackert, entitled “Institutional Investors, Analyst Following, and the January Anomaly“ was referenced in the MarketWatch article “Small-cap stocks typically lose in the fourth quarter and this group of wealthy investors are to blame”.

“Do seasonal patterns truly exist in the Canadian stock market? I found out”

As we reach the time of year when markets typically exhibit seasonal weakness, Dr. George Athanassakos asks the question “Do seasonal patterns truly exist in the Canadian stock market?”. Find out in his latest article “Do seasonal patterns truly exist in the Canadian stock market? I found out” published in Globe Investor Magazine Online.

“Time to start blaming the boomers”

Dr. George Athanassakos thinks it’s “Time to start blaming the boomers”. He discusses this in his latest article published in The National Post (Financial Post), p. FP10. The article also appeared in Financial Post Online under the title “Millennials will pay the price for their parents’ luck and self-indulgence”.

“Don’t be so quick to say the value premium is dead”

While the value premium has declined considerably in the Canadian market over the years, it has not turned significantly negative as it has in the United States. Dr. George Athanassakos discusses this in detail in his latest article “Don’t be so quick to say the value premium is dead” published in The Globe and Mail (Report on…

“Contrary to popular belief, higher inflation, interest rates are coming”

As a value investor, Dr. George Athanassakos is used to expressing a view that runs counter to the consensus and his latest article “Contrary to popular belief, higher inflation, interest rates are coming” published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p.B8, certainly does just that. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online on…

“Douglas Dynamics is a rare undervalued stock that fits the Buffett mould”

Buffett-type stocks are hardly ever undervalued, but owing in part to COVID-19, from Dr. George Athanassakos’ value investing students’ analysis, this particular stock fits the bill. Find out more in Dr. Athanassakos’ article “Douglas Dynamics is a rare undervalued stock that fits the Buffett mould”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p.B9. The article…

“Fonar Corp. is a ‘deep value’ stock worth looking at – just ask my students”

Dr. George Athanassakos had his article “Fonar Corp. is a ‘deep value’ stock worth looking at – just ask my students” published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business) on May 21, 2020, p. B8. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online under the title “A ‘deep value’ stock pick from my students” on May 20,…

Fellow of the C-LEAF Quality Shareholders Initiative distinction

Dr. George Athanassakos has been appointed as Fellow of the Quality Shareholder Initiative at the Law School of George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is the only Canadian to receive this distinction. Dr. Athanassakos joins the following distinguished group of accomplished scholars as Academic Fellows: George Athanassakos, Western University, Ivey Business School (Canada) Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School Bernard…

“Do high quality shareholders gravitate to companies led by good asset allocator CEOs?”

Do high quality shareholders gravitate to companies led by good asset allocator CEOs? Dr. George Athanassakos examines this question and more in his latest blog article. Click here to read blog

“The Best CEOs are value investors”

Dr. George Athanassakos had his article “The Best CEOs are value investors” published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business) on May 6, 2020, p. B9. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online under the title “Companies managed by value-investor CEOs outperform companies that are not” on May 5, 2020.

We would like to thank Eurobank Ergasias S.A. and Eurolife  FFH for their generous support that allowed the establisment of the Greek Centre for Value Investing and for supporting the centre’s activities.