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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The Wrong Kind Of Diversification

Diworsification: An addition of investments or advisors that increases the risk of a portfolio.

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Lessons From 2006

Even if your crystal ball is working, there's no way to tell how the markets will react.

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Risk-Based Explanations of the Size and Value Premiums

Swedroe examines the literature on the source of the small/value premium, and shows why it might put your financial strategy at risk.

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Mad Money

Jim Cramer's fantasyland of fast money bluster is like a trip straight back to 1999.

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Trouble in 401(k) Land

In a 401(k) system rife with conflicts of interest, one thing is for certain: the investor ends up with the short straw.

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Portfolio Tools For The Risk Averse Investor

It may be commodities or it may be TIPS, but adding non-correlated asset classes to a portfolio has a profound effect.

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Leveraged Funds

Leveraged funds are just another marketing trick that wise investors should avoid -- the rewards are no commensurate with the risk.

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“The Perfect Value Investor”

Even with the benefit of hindsight, the lions of value management have trouble beating the index.

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Conventional Wisdom: Always Sure. Often Wrong

Conventional wisdom says that Warren Buffett is the best investor of all time. But how does he stack up to the indexes?