Venerated Voices™ Q1 2024 Rankings

Advisor Perspectives, a leading publisher also ranked as the No. 1 eNewsletter for financial advisors by the Erdos & Morgan “FAMOUS” Study (2019-2023), has announced its Venerated Voices™ awards for commentaries published in Q1 2024. Rankings were issued in the following categories:

  1. Top 10 Venerated Voices™ by Commentary
  2. Top 25 Venerated Voices™ by Firm
  3. Top 25 Venerated Voices™ by Author
  4. Top 25 Venerated Voices™ by Firm – Frequently Posted
  5. Top 25 Venerated Voices™ by Author – Frequently Posted

The frequently posted categories require a minimum of three posts per quarter, whereas the first three categories require only one post per quarter. We added the two frequently posted categories to highlight and reward those authors and firms who post regularly.

The most popular topics in Q1 2024 among all commentaries were related to the “Magnificent Seven,” market concentration, cycles, the debt crisis, market valuations, and long-term returns.

Leading the Top 25 Venerated Voices by Firm category was Hussman Funds of Maryland, followed by Richard Bernstein Advisors of New York. In third place was Mauldin Economics of Florida.

Among individual commentators, the most widely read were Ben Inker and John Pease of GMO. In second place was Jeremy Grantham of GMO, followed by John Hussman of Hussman Funds in third place.

The most widely read commentary in the first quarter of 2024, published on February 8, was Magnificently Concentrated by Ben Inker and John Pease of GMO. Inker and Pease highlight the increasing concentration of the S&P 500 index, noting that the top seven stocks aka “The Magnificent Seven” now make up a significant portion of the total index.