Thursday, March 21, 2013

You Don’t Need To Understand Your Investments

Mitch Tuchman, Market Riders

Many people invest only inside of their own country or because they recognize the brand name. They choose these investments because they believe they understand them better. Unfortunately this is rarely true and often disastrous for their portfolio’s performance. Investing in a global diversified portfolio is the most effective way to get market returns.

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Where are all the Billionaires? & Why should We Care?: Victor Haghani at TEDxSPS

TED, 11 march 2013

Victor Haghani uses the puzzle of the missing billionaires to help us explore how and why most investors fail to capture the returns offered by the market. He puts forward a simple but powerful solution for those who aren't satisfied with the status quo: it's called "Active Index Investing." This approach combines the best features of low-cost index funds with the appealing and successful aspects of active management, all for 1/10th the price that many investors currently pay.