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Phil Davidson, CFA

Phil Davidson, CFA
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Phil Davidson, CFA, is a chief investment officer at American Century Investments. He is responsible for teams that manage the U.S. Value Equity discipline and is also a member of the investment oversight and asset allocation committees. In his spare time, Phil likes to try new restaurants, but only when he can find a Groupon to get a better deal. (He is a Value investor…)
Look Beneath the Surface to Understand Growth Versus Value Performance

Look Beneath the Surface to Understand Growth Versus Value Performance

Podcast Value stocks have dramatically underperformed growth stocks over the last 10 years. Over this stretch, which includes its peak prior to the financial crisis...
Passive Investing Comes with Valuation Risks

Passive Investing Comes with Valuation Risks

Podcast Passive, index-based investing has grown in popularity during the U.S. stock market’s post-Great Recession runup. Despite its recent success, however, passive investing is far...
Financials Sector Hoping for Another Trump Bump

Financials Sector Hoping for Another Trump Bump

Podcast Q2 2017 CIO Insights - U.S. Value Equity The U.S. stock market enjoyed a broad rally in the wake of last year’s election. However, political uncertainty...
Actively Managing Risks of Rising Rates

Actively Managing the Risks of Rising Rates

Q1 2017 CIO Insights: U.S. Value Equity Podcast The Federal Reserve held interest rates at abnormally low levels for several years, which restrained bond yields and...
CIO Insights: Health Care Sector Vulnerable to Election Jitters

Health Care Sector Vulnerable to Election Jitters

Q4 2016 CIO Insights: U.S. Value Equity Podcast Typically, the presidential election cycle adds an extra layer of uncertainty to a market that can lead to...
Seperating the winners from the losers in retail

Separating the Winners from the Losers in Retail

Podcast The secular trends toward online shopping and off-price retailing are disrupting the space. As the new normal for retailers evolves there will be winners...
Market downturns create opportunities for active managers

CIO Insights: Market Downturns Create Opportunities for Active Managers

There’s nothing better for long-term investment returns than an opportunity to buy great businesses at prices significantly less than what the companies are actually worth. It’s...

CIO Insights: Volatility Presents Opportunities for Value Investors

Volatility creates opportunities for active investors. Indeed, as we progress into 2016, we are finding that the economic and market events that roiled the...

CIO Insights: Recent Volatility Presents Opportunities for Value Investors

Recent global market volatility, sparked by July’s sell-off in Chinese equities and the Chinese government’s multifaceted response, underscored the extent to which the world’s markets are...

CIO Insights: The Value in a Fed Move

Recently, there has been increasing speculation among market prognosticators and investors alike about the U.S. Federal Reserve’s (Fed) intentions regarding interest rates. But we...