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.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Financial Distress & Returns

Financial distress adds to risk but is not always rewarded.

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Swedroe: Active Can’t Crack Inefficient Markets

Latest SPIVA report continues to show dismal performance of active management over time.

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Swedroe: Are You Compensated For Your Risk?

Kurtosis can be a drag on your portfolio, even if you don't know what it is. 

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Swedroe: Why Financial Trends Persist

Trend-following strategies have exhibited good results for some time.

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Swedroe: Factor Investing Alive & Well

Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.

 

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Swedroe: Long/Short Can Have Tax Edge

Conventional wisdom appears to be wrong on this point.

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Swedroe: Buffett’s Secret Sauce Loses Flavor

A look at what drove Buffett’s outperformance for so long, and why it doesn’t seem to be working so well lately.

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Swedroe: How Correlations Are Influenced

When seeking diversification, consider monetary policy and the macroeconomic environment.

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Swedroe: Alternative Approach To Alts

Factors may be a better way to go than seeking alpha in exotic places.