Saturday, November 12, 2016

Sea of Uncertainty

New York Times, November 12th  2016,

It’s a turbulent market for the investors, here is a few sketches to help clarify your financial thinking during these volatile period. 

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Investing Demystified

The Evidence-Based Investor, 26th October 2016

Presented by Lars Kroijer. In this video Lars explains how to implement the simple,low-cost portfolio he talked about earlier in the series.



Monday, August 8, 2016

Buffett Says Hedge Funds Get ‘Unbelievable’ Fees for Bad Results

Bloomberg.com, April 30th 2016, Sonali Basak and Noah Buhayar

Warren Buffet say that hiring a financial consultant results in a “huge minus” most of the time for the end investor

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Retirement Plans

Last Week Tonight, 12th June 2016

Saving for retirement means navigating a potential minefield of high fees and bad advice.




Friday, June 3, 2016

Buffett and Bogle unite against hedge funds

Financial Times, May 8th 2016, Stephen Foley

When it comes to investing, Bogle and Buffet are quite different, the front runner of index investing versus the ultimate stockpicker. Nevertheless, they have the same view about hedge funds: it is stupid to invest in them

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Hard Truths For Investors to Wrap Their Heads Around

The Motley Fool, February, 25th 2016, Morgan Housel

Investing is difficult because so much of what's important is just hard to wrap your head around.

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

If you're determined to use active funds, at least do this

The evidence-Based investor, February, 18th 2016, Robin Powell

What to look at when selecting a fund.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Want to make active funds look good? Just use the wrong benchmark

The evidence-Based investor, February, 2nd 2016, Robin Powell

"If the data doesn’t prove that indexing wins, well, the data is wrong.”John Bogle, The Little Book of Common Sense Investing.

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Smart beta products risk misleading investors

Financial Times, February, 2nd 2016, Andreas Utermann

Why smart beta is not that smart and is just another marketing trick to investors?

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Is the narrative of "The Big Short" the best explanation of the financial crisis?

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.


 

The Big Short


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On January 27, the director of "The Big Short", Adam McKay visited Washington for a screening of the film hosted by Economic Studies at Brookings. After the screening, Adam McKay joined a panel of financial experts and journalists to discuss whether the film’s narrative is the right one to explain the crisis to the public

Friday, January 22, 2016

Getting a second opinion on your investment portfolio

Money Sense, December 23rd, 2014, Jason Heath

Basic explanation on the difference between fee-based advice and non fee-based advice.

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