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Elm in the Wall Street Journal

November 14, 2017 — From the Wall Street Journal: "Since 2011, Mr. Haghani has run Elm Partners, an investment firm that now manages around $550 million of assets."

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Elm research wins Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award

March 19, 2021 — We're happy to announce that 'Smart Beta: The Good, the Bad and the Muddy' has been awarded the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award for Outstanding Article!

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Elm research wins William F. Sharpe Award 2017

October 1, 2017 — We must have said something insightful, because our research has been awarded the William F. Sharpe award for Paper of the Year!

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Elm’s strategy in The Journal of Portfolio Management

May 27, 2016 — Our research paper, "A Case Study for Using Value and Momentum at the Asset Class Level", was recently published in The Journal of Portfolio Management!

Investment Theory

ETFs: Better Than Mutual Funds for Long Term Investors too?

July 18, 2015 — We invest with a long-term horizon, and believe that ETFs have three main advantages: insulation from costs, tax efficiency, and cost structure.


Fees or Performance?

October 18, 2016 — I was recently asked: “Should investors focus on fees or performance?” Later, I realized that implies we need to make a choice - but we don’t.

Elm News

Financial Times full page article about Elm (and Victor)

May 8, 2017 — "Mr. Haghani has been on an intellectual journey that, in many ways, mirrors the evolution and central debates of the modern investment industry."

Investment Theory

For Crypto Whales: When Less is More

December 14, 2021 — Usually, the more optimistic we are about an investment, the more of it we'll want to own. However, that relationship can be turned on its head...

Investment Theory

George Costanza At It Again: The Leveraged ETF Episode

April 16, 2020 — George Costanza returns for a lesson on investment sizing - more specifically, how overly-aggressive sizing can turn a good trade into a losing one.


Victor Haghani & Richard Dewey — 2016

Clifford Asness, Antti Ilmanen & Thomas Maloney — 2015

Victor Haghani & James White — 2018

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