March Madness: What Investors Can Learn From Picking Brackets | ETF Trends

The month of March brings the focus of the sport’s world on college basketball’s “March Madness.”

The upsets, the drama, and the buzzer-beaters during the NCAA basketball tournament capture the imagination of even the casual fan.

Filling out, comparing, and bragging about tournament brackets dominate conversations around the water cooler for weeks. There are a variety of strategies that go into completing a tournament bracket.

There are 68 teams competing for the title of champion. Even the most devoted college basketball fan is unfamiliar with a majority of the teams. Therefore, most fans rely on the seeds given to each team by the tournament selection committee when picking a winner of a particular matchup. In fact, one of my daughters was the winner of our family bracket a few years ago by simply picking the higher seed in each matchup...