Chapter 5. Beat The Share Market Without Breaking Sweat
Using proven market anomalies to your investment advantage
Does the title of this chapter sound too good to be true?
Well, I have trawled through mounds of academic literature on the subject of factors that, when systematically used in an investment strategy, beat the overall stock market consistently over the long-term. This has enabled me to highlight five factors that can allow investors, applying these factors consistently to their investments, to beat the overall share market.
Five market-beating phenomena
The five market-beating phenomena that we are going to exploit later on in the three Idle Investor strategies are: