Are Index Funds Communist?
Indexing is cheaper, yes, but that's because active management has positive externalities, and if no one will pay for it, those benefits will disappear.
The Me Generation Becomes the Investing Generation
Boomers get no respect but should get renewed attention from advisors, since even in retirement their assets are growing.
A Compelling Combination: Why Advisors Are Pairing Value and Low-Vol Factors
These two factors may be significant over the next six to 12 months. Here are some of their investment applications for advisors and investors.
What Advisors Need to Know About Factor-Based ETFs
In order to explain the potential advantages and risks to clients, advisors need to understand how factor-based models differ from typical buy-and-hold approaches.
How to Invest Like a Billionaire (if You Are One)
Remember, billionaires make specific investments for reasons that have nothing to do with saving for a house or college or a secure retirement.
The 5 Deadly Sins of Investing
These five misconceptions will only deliver you and your clients the wages of investing sin.
Low Interest Rates: Too Much of a Good Thing
There is solid evidence central banks aren’t delivering higher growth and may be undercutting their own mission by cutting rates too far.
Why China Can't Solve Its Debt Problem
As China's debt levels rise and the economy remains sluggish, the government's ability to boost growth looks increasingly precarious.
The Flaws in Buffett’s Favorite Stock Market Indicator
Even if you deem the market-cap-to-GDP ratio worthy, remember stocks can remain overvalued or undervalued for a prolonged period before reversing course.
Jobs Report Brings Much-Needed Good News
The global economy desperately needed some good news. That's what it got in the latest U.S. jobs report.