On Smart Beta, Smart Skeptics
While many institutions and advisors have put money into smart-beta vehicles, there are as many asset managers and industry observers who are skeptical, to put it mildly, of smart-beta proponents’ claims.
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?
Traditional Indexing Delivers Below-Average, Not Average, Returns
A Research Affiliates study questions a cherished tenet of index investing — namely, that it produces market-based returns.
Grantham, Arnott, 4 Others’ Investing Strategies: Tiger 21 Conference
Conference attendees also heard presentations from well-known speakers in philanthropy, health and lifestyle, Tiger 21 said.
Why Wall St.’s Bullish Stock Stance Is Wrong
Whether your assumption is insidious inflation or dangerous deflation, portfolio manager Ron Surz says, you should expect stock prices to be headed downward.
Rob Arnott, Milton Ezrati: Where’s the Investment Risk in 2014?
Envestnet gathered a panel of big-name investing experts to explore what’s ahead for bonds, equities and demographics at home and abroad.
Easy Formula for Forecasting Equities in 2014
The formula first made famous by Rob Arnott and Peter Bernstein suggests that total return equals dividend yield plus some estimate of expected price changes.
4 Big Trends You Can’t Ignore
The future always presents challenges, but also opportunities for those who are prepared.
Predictions for 2014: Rodriguez, Fisher, Buckingham, Arnott
Our experts foresee market volatility in 2014—spurred by Washington.
How Advisors Can Understand, and Use, Smart Beta Strategies
A focus on 'improving the client experience' may well yield more innovation, especially in ETFs, says Tony Davidow of Schwab.