Trouble with the Curve

FEATURING: GARY RIBE, CFA Q: Can you tell us a little bit about Accretive Wealth Partners and what you do there? A: Accretive is a wealth management firm in New Jersey that primarily serves high-net-worth clients. My co-managing partners focus on planning while I’m the chief investment officer and run point on our portfolios. Our … Continued

The Earnings Season Playbook

Earnings season rolls around four times a year and brings with it a frenzy of information. The beats and misses, EPS and revenue, excitement and uncertainty all combine for a dizzying few weeks. Don’t get us wrong, it’s important information. Whether it’s a huge swing or a minor movement, earnings announcements make more information available … Continued

Top 3 Reasons CFAs Choose YCharts

In order to put your vast and detailed knowledge set to work, you need a platform that can keep up with your fine-tuned research process yet help you simplify and relay insights to clients, prospects, and colleagues. (Remember, they haven’t studied this stuff for hundreds and hundreds of hours). CFAs need the horsepower of a … Continued

Product Update: New & Improved Timeseries Analysis

YCharts’ Timeseries Analysis tool enables you to access, format, and export historical stock, mutual fund, and ETF metrics, as well as economic indicators. Because Timeseries Analysis is a vital resource for data-driven investment decisions, YCharts has updated the tool’s interface to better serve our users. In-depth investment research often requires large data sets with multiple … Continued

Expert Tips: Excel Add-in

Expert Tips are designed to help you get the most out of your YCharts subscription. Hone your skills, practice new ones, or email hello@ycharts.com if you have any questions. Click to jump to each Expert Tip: Flatten Formulas in YCharts Excel Add-in Export Data from Excel to Charts Excel Add-in Reference Guides     Flatten … Continued

NBA Bluechips & Blue Chip Stocks

What do LeBron James and Kohl’s have in common? Steph Curry and Sherwin-Williams? Kevin Durant and PayPal? Performance. In the spirit of the NBA finals, we used our platform to conduct a performance-based comparison of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors players against the component companies of the S&P 500. The results are not endorsements … Continued

The YCharts Excel Add-In is Here to Help You Paint a Picture, Any Way That You Would Like

By Rushi Shah, Customer Success Associate at YCharts. One of my most influential college professors used to describe investing as an art. He would explain how even though a lot of it boils down to client returns and beating benchmarks, there’s an infinite number of ways to get there. In a time where it seems like one … Continued