Is the Market Efficient? Cliff Asness Says Yes, and No
At Morningstar, AQR Capital’s leader presents Fama and Shiller’s arguments and says he has “learned to live with my schizophrenia.”
Rob Arnott and the Rise of Smart Beta
These strategies, developed by Rob Arnott, have attracted tons of money and adherents, but critics too. What does it mean for you and your clients?
Investor Alpha ‘Readily Available’ but Not Painless: Research Affiliates
Above-market returns, often called elusive, are there for the taking for investors who can stomach a little discomfort, says Chris Brightman of Research Affiliates.
The 6 Ways to Build a Successful Corporate Culture
Forming a corporate culture that everyone embraces will not only make your firm a better place to work, but will increase your chances of success.
The Legacy of John Bogle, the Man in the Arena
Few advisors realize that Vanguard founder Jack Bogle is a lot more than just the “index” guy.
Envestnet’s Strategy Opens Window Into Future of Independent Advice
A discussion with Bill Crager and Stuart DePina of Envestnet shows where independent advisors are going and who their partners will be.
Bogle’s 6 Best Books for Investors
What do investing gurus read when they need some guidance? Here's what Vanguard founder John Bogle recommends.
Dear SEC Chairwoman: About That Pesky Fiduciary Issue...
By taking its investor advocacy role seriously, the SEC will better “facilitate capital formation” that is “so important to our economy” by empowering investors to make better investment decisions.
Robert Pozen: The 2012 IA 25 Extended Profile
As chairman emeritus of MFS Investment Management, Robert Pozen used his bully pulpit to argue for Social Security reform and the protection of Americans’ retirement assets.
Evidence Over Ideology
In the words of the great Benjamin Graham, an “investor’s chief problem – and even his worst enemy – is likely to be himself.”