Pockets of Opportunity in Industrials

Digesting the Challenging Backdrop for Restaurant Fundamentals

Without a Clear Victory Over Recession, Potential Pitfalls Remain

A Surge in Weight-Loss Drugs Caused Investors to Lose Their Appetite for Food-Related Stocks in Q3

Unpacking the Implications: Rising Interest Rates and their Ripple Effects

The Value Investor Toolbox: Private Market Valuation

Don’t Look to the Income Statement to Gauge Company Health

A Spotlight on Under-the-Radar Financials, Part 2

A Spotlight on Under-the-Radar Financials, Part 1

Achieving Outperformance with Lower Volatility

Ending the Year with an Attitude of Gratitude

Old School Value Revived

A Remarkable Chart: Tesla vs Berkshire Hathaway

Commodity Prices Remind Us Why We’re Allergic to Leverage

January in Charts: Value Comes Back in a Big Way

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Our Three Most Popular Blogs of 2021

You Can’t Talk About Risk Without This

We’re Not Afraid of the Tough Questions

Markets within Markets: Three Charts that Put Stock Divergences in Perspective

Defining Defensive: Low Beta, or Counter-Cyclical?

Behind the Trade: From Idea Generation to Stock Sale at Prospector

Perspective on Stagflation Potential

Charts of the Month: Perspective on the Large Cap Rotation

Does the Bank M&A Wave Still Have Legs?

Investment Lessons from China Evergrande’s Troubles

Last Week’s Volatility Raises Questions About Downside Capture

Tell-tale Signs Management Interests Are Aligned with Shareholders

Are Interest Rates Artificially Low? Insight on Fed Asset Purchases

Inflation Guideposts: What to Watch in the Months Ahead

Stock Research: The Extra Mile

What’s Next for the Financial Sector?

The Non-Consensus View: What if the Fed is Wrong?

Why We Are Benchmark Agnostic

Q2 Earnings Spotlight: What Are Banks Saying About the Economic Rebound?

Unfamiliar Territory: Real Yields in Perspective

Growth and Value Investing: Mutually Exclusive or Mutually Beneficial?

Is the Rotation to Value a Head Fake or the Real Thing?

Offering Clients a Unique Flavor of Value Investing

Value’s Momentum: $15 Billion Quant ETF Goes from 2% to 32% in Financials

Lessons Learned from Our Heroes

Is the Bank Rally Over?

An Abundance of Speculation: 2021’s Rise of Risk Assets

Reflections on Value’s Outperformance and Our Outlook Going Forward

Upside Participation, Downside Risk Mitigation

Questions We Ask Before We Invest

Tips on How to Approach Value Investing

Industry Spotlight: Property-Casualty Insurance for Commercial Lines

Value Stocks as a Fixed Income Replacement

Growth Versus Value: Historic Patterns of Cyclicality

Potential Market Implications of the “Blue Ripple”

Do People Really Understand What’s in an Index?

Industry Spotlight: Insurance Distribution

[PODCAST] The Path to Value Investing with PM Steve Labbe

Reddit Traders and Things That Remind Us of the Dot-Com Bubble

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[PODCAST] Value Investing in Today’s Environment

Why the Rally in Bank Stocks Can Continue, Part 2

Why the Rally in Bank Stocks Can Continue, Part 1

Prospector Partners Quarterly Commentary: Reflecting on Q3 and What Could Lie Ahead

Banks in 2008 Versus 2020: This Time Part of the Solution

Industry Spotlight: Property-Casualty Insurance for Personal Lines

Management Access: A Surprising Bright Spot for Investors During Pandemic

How Could an Unprecedented Hurricane Season Affect Insurance Stocks?

Update on Inflation and U.S. Interest Rate Policy

Meet the Team | Steve Labbe, CFA

Playing the Recession Playbook in Defense, Part 2

Playing the Recession Playbook in Defense, Part 1

A Wild Second Quarter & Outlook for Remainder of 2020

Pandemic Continues to Differentiate Restaurant Business Models

Growth Stocks: Widest Valuation Gap in 20 Years

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Prospector’s Concentration in Financials

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Is Value Investing Dead? A Cyclical Analysis

Are Market Cap-Weighted Indices Reflective of the Economy?

The Outlook for Financial Services Stocks

Short Interest: A Contrarian Indicator?

Dissecting Q1 2020 Market Performance by Size, Sector and Factor

QE Infinity, Inflation and Opportunities

Explaining Prospector’s Approach to Downside Risk Mitigation

Podcast #1 – The Prospector Story with John Gillespie

The Potential for a Return of Inflation, Part 2

The Potential for a Return of Inflation

Rising Corporate Debt: Could CLOs Pose a Danger?

Investors’ Focus on Downside Risk as Relevant as Ever

Cash on the Sidelines Reaches Highest Levels Since 2008

Benchmark Agnostic in an Era of Index Mania

How M&A Can Impact Investors in Economic Slowdowns

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Thoughts on Risk Management and a Strong Sell Discipline

The Problem with High Dividend ETFs

[MARKET UPDATE] Rising Premiums for Property-Casualty Insurers

The Repo Market: Why Investors Should be Concerned

Leverage Cycles, Banks and Our Outlook for the Remainder of 2019

A Discussion of the U.S. Debt Situation: Consumer and Government Debt

A Discussion of the U.S. Debt Situation: Corporate Debt

Statutory Data: A Trove of Valuable Bank Information

Reflections from Working at a Large Fund Complex

Investing in Convertible Bonds with Attractive Risk/Reward Characteristics

The Many Benefits of Analyzing Non-GAAP Data, Part 3 of 3

The Many Benefits of Analyzing Non-GAAP Data, Part 2 of 3

The Many Benefits of Analyzing Non-GAAP Data, Part 1 of 3

Why Invest in a Shrinking Financial Sector?

Is Firm Culture Important? Why Do We Invest Along Shareholders?

Did You Know FAANG + Microsoft = Nearly 20% of the S&P 500 Index?

Free Cash Flow Yield Analysis: Mitigating Downside Risk

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Value Investing with a Private Market Value Approach, pt 1

Asset Allocation Considerations for Today’s Market

How Can Bottom-Up Investors Use Quantitative Tools for Idea Generation?

How Mentors like Jack Byrne Helped Shape Our Investment Process

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Balance Sheet Detectives - How We Analyze Insurance Companies

Why Balance Sheets Over Income Statements

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