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.
The Wall Street ‘Election’ Campaign Is On. How Will You Respond?
Brokerage lobbyists have framed the debate, and fiduciary advisors are way behind in the polls.
Harness Emotions to Minimize Investing Mistakes
Behavioral finance has become an increasingly important concept in the last few years as two bear markets magnified the emotional reactions triggered in investors.
Why Warren Buffett’s Values Make Berkshire a Value
Can Berkshire survive the absence of Buffett, or should investors bail out before nature or changing life priorities take their course?
10 Commandments of Investor Behavior
Psychologist and behavioral finance expert Daniel Crosby provided 10 rules to manage your clients' investing behavior at FSI’s Financial Advisor Summit.
3 Trends for Newly Wealthy Families
With most U.S. wealth being first-generation wealth, it’s not about preparing the money for the family so much as preparing the family for the money.
Gene Fama: When’s the Right Time for Active Investing? Never
The Nobel laureate remains a true believer in efficient markets and passive investing and blasts behavioral economists who "dredge for anomalies."
Warren Buffett Talks to Senators Sometimes
Warren Buffett spoke to Sen. Orrin Hatch before investing in the Tim Hortons/Burger King deal. This is the sort of conversation legislators should be having.
Investing Like a Billionaire: Buffett and Icahn’s Energy Investments
Buffett’s energy play includes investing in spinoffs of companies he’s already backed, while for Icahn, the energy sector comprises just 19% of his equity holdings.
Is Warren Buffett a Hypocrite on Taxes?
Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, special tax deals don’t upset Warren Buffett, who's having it his way with the Burger King tax inversion.