Joel Litman

CEO & Chief Investment Strategist at Valens Research and 4 other companies
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Joel Litman is President and CEO of Valens Research, a global investment research and advisory firm, and the world leader in Uniform Accounting and analytics. He is also the Chief Investment Strategist of Altimetry Financial Research, a boutique financial research and publishing firm providing individual investors and families with unique, unbiased investment recommendations and strategies.

In the Harvard Business Review, Litman published, “Give My Regrets to Wall Street,” and is a top contributor in SeekingAlpha. Valens Research reports are regularly the most downloaded on FactSet.

Litman has been interviewed on CNBC,, the Singapore Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal’s Barron’s Magazine, Institutional Investor, and at NASDAQ’s Marketsite.

Litman has conducted seminars and lectures for Harvard Business School, Wharton, London Business School, and other universities and CFA societies in New York, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, and more around the world. Litman is on faculty as Professor at three universities.

Litman is a CPA and an MBA/MM graduate from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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  • The price to earnings multiples of Corporate India as measured by Uniform Earnings is at a 10-year low, signaling markets have room to run.

  • When screening on uniform accounting, one sees a very different group of firms than using traditional as reported metrics.

  • You can train a CEO to say they are excited about a new product launch or they can speak in a monotone and control hand gestures, but to control their stomach from getting butterflies is impossible.

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