Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Private Equity Adds Risk, Little Return

Research suggests private equity investors would be better off with a small-cap value fund.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: When Emerging Markets Outperform

Studies show that for long-time horizons, emerging markets outperform U.S.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Don’t Underestimate Emerging Markets

Your portfolio could miss out on added returns if you do.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Factor Human Capital Into Your Financial Plans

The value of your labor should be considered when making investments.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Don’t Be Distracted By Gold’s Glitter

A wide body of evidence suggests it’s not as great an investment as its fans would have you think.

Index Investor Corner

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!

Index Investor Corner

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.