Saturday, January 21, 2006

Does Having A Harvard MBA Make Someone A Better Stock Picker?

On a lighter note, it seems MBA does not help at all, atleast in the finance field. See the following.

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We're now two weeks into the TradingMarkets/Playboy 2006 Stock Picking Contest and 4 of the 10 Playboy models are beating 11,705 out of the 11,739 equity mutual fund managers in the United States. Yes, that's right, 4 of the Playboy models would be
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5. Here's how they would rank if the Playboy models were included in the Morningstar list:

Christine Smith +10.05% 13th out of 11,739 managers Courtney Culkin +9.87% 14th out of 11,739 managers Deanna Brooks +9.54% 18th out of 11,739 managers Amy McCarthy +8.78% 34th out of 11,739 managers
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See the link for the full post.

3 comments:

Cairo The Boxer said...

Nope. I have my own system and the only education I have had is obedience classes. Woof

Abhinav Agarwal said...

I think the Playboy models fared better because they have more 'open disclosure norms'

Abhinav

Anonymous said...

The "nsfw portfolios" of the 10 "trading playmates" are at TripleWitchingFRIDAY.com:

10 Playboy models trading the stock market

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