Tadas Viskanta discussed his book, Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere, at MOI Global’s Meet-the-Author Summer Forum 2019. Tadas is Director of Investor Education at Ritholtz Wealth Management.

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About the book:

Tadas Viskanta is a true expert. An experienced investor and creator of the popular blog Abnormal Returns, he understands the value of humility when it comes to investing in today’s turbulent global markets. But he also knows that just because you can’t control the markets doesn’t mean you can’t control your own actions―and in Abnormal Returns, he provides a solid foundation in the basic principles for taking a slow, steady, and savvy approach to your financial future.

Viskanta helps you navigate your way through the post-crisis markets by developing a solid investing strategy. His simple truths are timely but have been proven effective through recent history. Sophisticated but simple to understand, Abnormal Returns helps you:

  • Master the fundamentals of risk and return
  • Become an expert on the main asset classes―equities and fixed income
  • Diversify and allocate your assets to build a solid portfolio
  • Understand how ETFs, alternative assets, and globalization affect how we invest
  • Combat your personal behavioral patterns that lead to poor investing
  • Separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to the financial media

While the world of investing has become more complex, there has never been a better time to be an individual investor. It is now easier―and cheaper―to invest than ever before. This back-to-basics approach provides the tools you need for ultimate success.

Abnormal Returns doesn’t give you the latest investing trends, “fail-safe” market predictions, or hot new tips for hitting the jackpot right now. What you do get is a fresh perspective on how markets work―and expert insight into how to make them work for you.

About the author:

Tadas Viskanta is the Director of Investor Education at Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. My continuing goal is to to educate clients, financial advisers and, frankly the rest of the world, about best practices in investing and personal finance. Unwittingly I have been doing this all along with Abnormal Returns. What began as a hobby in 2005 has over time become a fulfilling career.

Tadas is also the Founder and Editor of Abnormal Returns which brings the best of the investment blogosphere to our readers every day. He has over 25 years of experience in and around the financial markets. Tadas is the co-author of over a dozen investment-related papers that have appeared in publications like the Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management and a monograph Country Risk in Global Financial Management.

Tadas is also the author of the well-received book: Abnormal Returns: Winning Strategies from the Frontlines of the Investment Blogosphere that culls lessons learned from his time blogging.

Tadas has been an Instructor of Finance at Butler University in Indianapolis and holds a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA in Economics/Political Science from Indiana University at Bloomington. He lives with his family in the heartland of America.