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: Value/Growth Investor Characteristics

A recent study looks at the demographics of value and growth investors in Sweden.

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Swedroe: Institutional's Tiny Edge

Even with all their resources, institutions still don’t have much of an advantage over passive investing.

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Swedroe: What Fewer Stocks Mean

The number of U.S.-listed stocks has fallen by half in the past 20 years. What kind of effect has that had on factors?

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Swedroe: All Those Factors Shrink Alpha

As alpha becomes more explainable, it turns into beta.

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Swedroe: Alpha’s Persistence Always At Risk

If a manager finds something that works, others will usually arbitrage it away.

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Swedroe: Measuring Active’s Underperformance

More research on how active management simply can’t keep up with passive.

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Swedroe: Equal Weighting Not So Magical

The underlying numbers suggest there’s nothing special about the approach.

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Swedroe: More Evidence Against Active

An annual study from Dimensional Fund Advisors offers more evidence against active management.

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Swedroe: Persistent Returns Remain Elusive

Funds that outperform rarely manage to repeat their success.