Allan Roth

Index Investor Corner

Contrarian Case For Precious Metals Equity

Beaten and battered, this sector will not evaporate.

Index Investor Corner

Why I Don’t Use Risk Profile Questionnaires

Your attitude toward risk changes with the market.

Index Investor Corner

Fact-Checking Suze Orman’s Take On Bonds

Time for a bit of fact checking regarding Suze Orman’s fondness for individual bonds.

Index Investor Corner

A Personal Look At Schwab’s Robo Advisor

Financial planner Allan Roth takes an up-close look at one of Schwab’s Intelligent Portfolios.

Index Investor Corner

Vanguard’s Mutual Funds Better Than Its ETFs

Six reasons why Vanguard’s mutual funds may be better than its ETFs.

Index Investor Corner

'Dumb Beta' Makes A Comeback

Market-cap-weighted indexes are starting to show outperformance over ‘smart beta.’

Index Investor Corner

Explaining 2014’s Mythical Market Meltdown

Commentary on why markets move the way they do or where they are going is a fool’s game.

Index Investor Corner

How ETF Fees Eat Away At Your Returns

If expense fees are ‘virtually free,’ why do they take a bite of your real return?

Index Investor Corner

A Boring Investor’s Gambling Portfolio

Even for boring index investors, it’s OK to have some fun with a gambling portfolio.