Greenblatt On Shorting, Alpha, Housing And Valuations

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Mark Melin
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Quantitative easing has not been a friend to Michael Aronstein, Chief Investment Officer at Marketfield Asset Management. Along with Joel Greenblatt, Columbia University professor and portfolio manager Gotham Asset Management, the pair discussed a long short investing strategy in light of what Aronstein called “the most aggressive monetary experiment in the history of central banking. Government bureaucracy should not be in the business of experimenting.” Aronstein says QE has been much better for equities Aronstein’s performance shows the difficulty of fighting the Fed. “We responded to QE3 in 2012 thinking the fed had gone too far,” he said. “QE has been…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.