About Michael

As Director of Research at Ritholtz Wealth Management, Michael Batnick, CFA® reads research publications and stays on top the latest trends in the industry. Michael is a member of the investment committee and heads up the company’s internal research efforts. He spends most of his time developing and implementing risk management and portfolio strategies for the firm’s clients.

Michael is the author of Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments. He is also co-host of the Animal Spirits podcast.

Michael has been featured or quoted in a number of different publications and media outlets. Here are some of his past media mentions.

Making Sense of Long-Term Returns (Enterprising Investor, CFA Institute)

Bull Market On Sale For 2014 Prices? (CNBC)

40 Books Every Self Respecting Investor Needs To Read (MarketWatch)

Think You Can Time The Market? (Bloomberg)

The Trouble With Big Relief Rallies (Barron’s)

Can Your Portfolio Survive Rising Rates (Fortune)

The Bills Are Coming Due (The Motley Fool)

Weighing The Week Ahead (NASDAQ)

Why It’s Wrong To Sell Everything When Markets Fall (MarketWatch)

Why 2015 Was Another Year To Forget Everything You Thought You Knew (Business Insider)

As Apple Goes, So Goes The Market? (Bloomberg View)

The Incredible Rise Of The $4 Trillion Equity Index Fund Business in 1 Chart (Business Insider)

Get Your ‘Wish List Of Stocks’ Ready As The Bulls Regroup

Lift Your Returns With A Barbell Strategy (U.S News & World Report)

Wall Street’s Cautiout Bulls Are Likely To Be Wrong- Again

How Missing Out on 25 Days In The Stock Market Over 45 Years Costs You Dearly (MarketWatch)

Corrections, Bear Markets, Recessions and Crashes (Bloomberg View)

Buying The ‘Doomsday’ Talk On This Banks? You’re Missing Out On Opportunity (MarketWatch)

Living With A Bear Market (The Irish Times)

Short Investing Philosophies (The Motley Fool)

Stressed Out By This Market? Why It’s Giving You A Great Opportunity- Really (MarketWatch)

Insightful Interview With A Data Driven Investor- Michael Batnick (ValueWalk)

This Stock Market Trend May Vindicate Bulls (MarketWatch)

Don’t Trust The Market’s Big Up Days (Bloomberg View)

The Top 120 Finance People To Follow On Twitter (Business Insider)

Stocktake: ‘Pain Trade’ Mar Drive Market Rebound (Irish Times)

A Stark Warning This Stock Market Has Plenty More Room To Fall (MarketWatch)

Gold Miners Are A Trade, Not An Investment (Bloomberg View)

Look At All The Huge Rallies That Happened During The Great Depression (Business Insider)

How China’s Stock Market Is In Both Bull And Bear Territories (MarketWatch)

What Happens Next? (The Motley Fool)

Why This Bull Run In Stocks Is Fraught With Peril (MarketWatch)

Record M&A Activity Signals Maturing Bull Run (Irish Times)

Here’s How A Little Market Timing Can Boost Your Stock Portfolio Returns (MarketWatch)

7 Great Trading Resources For Active Investors (SeeItMarket)

What’s Up With Apple? (Irish Times)

Searching For Volatility In All The Wrong Places (Bloomberg View)

Why Technical Analysts Are Celebrating This Bill Gross Tweet (MarketWatch)

The S&P 500 Has Slipped Below An Important Threshold (Business Insider)

How Dangerous Are The ‘FANG’ Stocks Propping Up The Market (The Irish Times)