Investment Myth-Buster: Small-Cap Stocks Don’t Bring Bigger Returns
Research Affiliates painstakingly debunks the cherished notion of a small-cap premium.
Better Odds Playing Powerball Than Picking Best Mutual Fund
Not only are the odds of picking the best funds low, investors who pick winners often dump them before their worth is proven.
Rodriguez, Faber, Arnott: Research’s 2015 Prediction Panel
John Buckingham and Nicole Gelinas round out Research’s expert investment roundtable, assessing opportunities and risks for the coming year.
Target-Date Funds’ Distorted Investing Strategy: Research Affiliates
Researcher Noah Beck says there’s a much better portfolio strategy to use than target-date funds’.
Smart Beta Is First Among Equals in Schwab’s Book
Anthony Davidow may be unique among financial executives in managing to express a viewpoint in his job title: alternative beta and asset allocation strategist.
Research Affiliates Gives Its Forecasts Away for Free
Pssst! Want some detailed portfolio ideas from a highly regarded money manager, regularly updated and for free?
Arnott: ‘100 Minus Your Age’ Asset Allocation Rule All Wrong!
Research Affiliates argues that industry and academia both deny reality in pushing young workers into stocks, particularly through target-date funds.
Why Low Volatility Produces High Returns
They say there’s no free lunch in economics, but investing in low-volatility stocks appears to make a gourmet banquet available at diner prices.
Smart Beta’s Low IQ
Indexer Ron Surz blasts Rob Arnott, PowerShares, Russell and S&P, and says the bias toward value turns growth funds into "mush."
Rob Arnott Blasts ‘Smart Beta’ Imitators
Research Affiliates founder Rob Arnott jumps into the fray on the true meaning of smart beta, a term he views as "overused" and "ill-defined."