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Scott Wittman, CFA, CAIA

Scott Wittman, CFA, CAIA
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Scott Wittman is a chief investment officer at American Century Investments. He’s responsible for the teams that manage the asset allocation and disciplined equity strategies, and also serves as a member of the investment oversight and asset allocation committees.

Ask Our Expert: Why It’s Important to Emphasize Active Investment Management...

Q: Is there proof that active investment management is better than passive? A: Even a simple equity portfolio, such as an equal-weight portfolio, has historically outperformed...

Ask Our Expert: Why It’s Important to Emphasize Active Investment Management...

Q: What is your primary argument for active investment management? A: The primary theoretical argument for active management is that markets look forward and indices...

CIO Insights: Mo’ Better Momentum

In previous Insights, we discussed how corporate earnings quality and growth are two of the “four basic food groups” of our disciplined equity investment...

CIO Insights: Choosing the Right Recipe for Growth

In an earlier edition of CIO Insights, we introduced the concept of the “four basic food groups” of our systematic equity investment process: value,...

CIO Insights: The Four Basic Food Groups of Equity Investing

As objective, disciplined, systematic investment managers, we view investing first and foremost as a science, in contrast to fundamental managers, who could be said...

CIO Insights: Volatility and Returns

Volatility of return has an important, perhaps underappreciated, effect on returns investors actually earn. Here we explain how volatility accounts for the difference between...