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: Two Books About Finance For ‘Normal People’

One uses chess to teach important financial lessons to beginners, while the other focuses on behavioral finance.

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Swedroe: An Int'l Angle On Active Share

Two more studies of non-U.S. funds contribute to the evidence against active share as a source of meaningful outperformance.

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Swedroe: Outperformance In Theory, Not Practice

There’s some evidence that active share equates to outperformance, but even then it’s not really worth the effort.

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Swedroe: Active Share No Indicator Of Outperformance

The latest research shows that 'active share' doesn’t mean superior returns.

Features and News

Swedroe: Top Firms Fail To Beat Passive

Despite top-level resources, the “best” consultants cannot beat a passive approach. 

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Swedroe: Europe’s SPIVA Results Are Nothing New

European performance numbers offer no hope for active management fans.

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Swedroe: SPIVA Survey Continues Passive Winning Streak

Covering 15 years of data, S&P’s SPIVA survey adds to evidence supporting passive management.

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Swedroe: An Integrated Investment Plan Is Key

A sound investment plan isn’t the only thing you need for financial security.

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Swedroe: Understanding Different Types Of Risk

Investors face far more risks beyond just investment risk.