Kim Shannon has made a career out of being a contrarian: She abandoned a career in science for the vicissitudes of the market, then walked away from CI Financial Income Fund to form an alliance with Brandes Investment Partners. Shannon now has a bone to pick with the conventional wisdom that says men are better investors than women. Here, she explains why.
Everyone’s a value investor today, now that ‘momentum,’ ‘rotation’ and ‘growth’ are tarnished terms. That’s also a smart strategy, since buying underpriced shares is the only time-tested way of outperforming the market. But what puts the value in value investing?