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: 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.

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Swedroe: Retirement’s Routes To Failure

People do run out of money in retirement, but when that happens often matters more than the actual failure.

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Swedroe: When Vice Outperforms Virtue

Research shows that the companies rejected by socially responsible investing strategies tend to outperform the accepted companies.

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Swedroe: The Downside Of Momentum

Momentum has been doing well, but when it falls, the crashes can be gruesome.

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Swedroe: UIT Managers Exhibit Poor Selection Skill

Despite favorable conditions, managers of unit investment trusts achieve negative alpha.

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Swedroe: Investors’ Odd Affection For Dividends

Despite evidence of irrelevance, investors continue their dividend love affair.