Nicholas Vardy

Quantitative Expert

An accomplished investment advisor and widely recognized expert on quantitative investing, global investing and exchange-traded funds, Nicholas has been a regular commentator on CNN International and Fox Business Network. He has also been cited in The Wall Street JournalFinancial TimesNewsweek, Fox Business News, CBS, MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance and MSN Money Central. Nicholas holds a bachelor’s and a master’s from Stanford University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. It’s no wonder his groundbreaking content is published regularly in the free daily e-letter Liberty Through Wealth.

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Should You Bother Investing in Emerging Markets?

In the 1990s, emerging markets earned top returns, but the picture looks a lot different today. Should emerging markets be part of your ETF portfolio?

Don’t Buy Into the Decline of America

Conventional wisdom is that the U.S. empire is on the skids, but is that really the case? Let’s examine America’s unique history of self-deprecation.

Should You Bet Big on the Latest Red-Hot IPO?

IPO is a phrase that conjures magical ideas of untold wealth for investors. Are these red-hot opportunities a good strategy, or should investors steer clear?

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall came down 30 years ago, signifying the end of the Soviet Union. Today, we reflect on its significance and lasting impact on global wealth.

Two Simple Rules to Win the Prediction Game

Humans have tried every method imaginable to predict the future, from reading tea leaves to performing complex analysis. But here’s what you should do to build wealth.

Why the Doom-and-Gloomers Are Always Wrong

Doom-and-gloomers are always predicting the “next big crisis,” from ice ages to droughts, famine to overpopulation. But have they ever gotten it right?

Why I’m Betting on a Q4 Rally

We’ve endured choppy markets over the last two years. Does market analysis show the market will sustain its current rally, or will we see a repeat of 2018’s fourth quarter?

What Spanish Property Taught Me About Investing in Commodities

Contrarian investing is an enviable skill. There are several markets – including commodities – that may be due for a boom, but how can investors know for sure?