Blog Entries - tag: 'Investment performance'

Investment Weeds. Pull Them Now.

While most of us don’t have to worry about weeds in our gardens for some time, we all have to be careful about the weeds growing in our investment portfolios. Like weeds in a garden, portfolio weeds work to strangle the life out what we have set out to do.

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Why People Invest Using Underperforming Strategies

Posted on: December 3, 2014 10:00 am
Tags: Investment performance, Academic evidence, Portfolio mri, High fees

Why it’s Rational for Investors to Rely on Active Investment Management Despite a History of Underperformance.

A quick refresher:

Active Management focuses on profiting by the buying and selling of mispriced investments. The goal is to beat the market with the same or lower level of risk.

Passive Management acknowledges most managers fail to beat the market with the same or lower level of risk. The goal here is to replicate the markets in whole or part through the use of index funds.

For me, this article by 

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Choose Your Investment Philosophy Wisely

When you constructed your investment portfolio you invariably followed one of three schools of thought. Active Management, Passive Management and a Passive variant called Structured Portfolio served as the main contenders for your money.

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