The Science Behind Winning Sports Teams and Portfolios

What parallels exist between assembling high-performing sports teams and investment portfolios?

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Reviewed by: Matt Hougan
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What parallels exist between assembling high-performing sports teams and investment portfolios? In the sports analogy, how are key portfolio attributes related to runs scored (returns) and runs allowed (risk)? Can the principles of modern sports management be applied to developing investment portfolios that are positioned for what's coming instead of what has already happened?

Join ETF.com, Lattice Strategies and Jeff Ma—the lead player of the MIT Blackjack team, which inspired the main character in the book "Bringing Down the House" and the film "21"—as we explore modern sports management and portfolio construction parallels. This 60-minute webinar will provide an actionable framework for investors seeking to improve long-term capital growth.

 

Matt Hougan is CEO of Inside ETFs, a division of Informa PLC. He spearheads the world's largest ETF conferences and webinars. Hougan is a three-time member of the Barron's ETF Roundtable and co-author of the CFA Institute’s monograph, "A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Trade Funds."