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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All That Glitters Isn't Gold

While gold's provided a positive real return over the long term, the price movement is too volatile to be an effective inflation hedge.

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Anatomy Of A Crisis: Lessons Learned From Credit Crunch

Current credit crunch proves that active management isn't the catchall reinforcement that many investors were expecting.

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Focus Funds: Do They Work?

Do investors benefit from concentrating risks in a manager's best ideas?

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Is The Investment World Flat?

International diversification is as important as ever.

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Not All Passively Managed Funds Are Created Equal

Exploring the many ways funds can add value.

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The Case Of Bear Stearns

The principles of prudent investing may not be exciting, but they are always timely.

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Bear Markets A Necessary Evil

Investors with an appropriate understanding of the trade-offs between risk and reward can develop a disciplined investment plan.

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Recessions And Investor Behavior

Larry Swedroe offers advice to investors on how to handle recessions.