Larry Swedroe

Larry Swedroe is a principal and the director of research for Buckingham Strategic Wealth, an independent member of the BAM Alliance. Previously, he was vice chairman of Prudential Home Mortgage.

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Swedroe: Private Equity Adds Risk, Little Return

Research suggests private equity investors would be better off with a small-cap value fund.

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Swedroe: When Emerging Markets Outperform

Studies show that for long-time horizons, emerging markets outperform U.S.

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Swedroe: Don’t Underestimate Emerging Markets

Your portfolio could miss out on added returns if you do.

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Swedroe: Factor Human Capital Into Your Financial Plans

The value of your labor should be considered when making investments.

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Swedroe: Don’t Be Distracted By Gold’s Glitter

A wide body of evidence suggests it’s not as great an investment as its fans would have you think.

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Swedroe: Hedge Funds Eschew Low Vol Anomaly

An exploration of why hedge funds embrace high-volatility stocks despite the outperformance of low-volatility stocks. 

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Swedroe: Political Biases Can Impact Your Investing

Investors should ignore their political leanings when investing and stick to their plan!

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Swedroe: IPOs Used To Pull In Investors

IPOs tend to outperform initially, so mutual fund firms will load up new funds with them to attract investors via performance.

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Swedroe: Moral Hazard In Hedge Fund Fees

And why a fund with a systematic approach avoids this problem.