Can Boring Stocks Bring Investment Bliss?
Michael Finke examines the surprising advantages of low-volatility portfolios.
Top 10 Better Letterman Replacements Than Colbert: Advisor Edition
Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman next year as host of CBS’ “Late Show,” but ThinkAdvisor has 10 financial gurus who might be better fits.
ETFs for Warren Buffett’s Hot List
The Oracle of Omaha’s latest shareholder letter outlines which ETFs he might put into a portfolio.
Airlines Revive as Glamour Stocks
A long-suffering industry gears up for a new takeoff.
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.
DFA Beats Bogle, Grantham—They All Beat Buffett: Analysis
DFA proponent Eric Nelson weighs the strategies of Warren Buffett, Jeremy Grantham and John Bogle and finds their returns wanting compared with DFA's investing approach.
Buffett’s 5 Nuggets of Investing Wisdom
Buffett’s annual letter offers some timeless wisdom on how Berkshire achieved a 19.7% annual growth rate over the past 49 years.
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.
15 Most Generous American Donors in 2013
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the top 50 donors to charitable causes showed contributions rose 4% over 2012.
5 Messy Financial Firm Breakups—and One Keeping Mum
Sometimes being No. 2, or even No. 1, doesn't guarantee a future with the company.