Fri. Hot Reads: Stock Pickers Picking Poorly

August 24, 2018

Compiled by Staff


Another Dismal Year For Active Compared To Passive (CNBC)
Just 36% of active U.S. stock fund managers outperformed their passive peers over the last 12 months through June 2018, per a Morningstar report.


Active Vs Passive Is The Wrong Debate (Beaumont Capital)
Rather, focus on growth strategies with defensive capabilities.


Fed Ready To Hike In Sept While Curve Flattens (Barron’s)
A 67% chance of an additional 0.25% rise at the December FOMC meeting.


Should You Buy Emerging Markets During A Disaster? (Wealth of Common Sense)
What happens to performance after the carnage?


Investing Lessons From Winnie The Pooh (Evidence-Based Investor)
Are you a Tigger, or a Pooh?


Internet Heavy China ETFs Hit As Trump Applauds Tariffs (Bloomberg)
'MCHI' and 'KWEB' among casualties after president reaffirms tech tariffs.


Why Are Markets Acting Like Recession Is Looming? (BlackRock)
Economy is solid, yet markets behaving as if trouble on the way.


If You Missed Out On FAANGs, Time To Buy BAITs (MarketWatch)
Bastiat Capital’s Albert Meyer: “They are FAANG copycats, and they make a ton of money.”


How Much Does Your Portfolio Rely On Tech? (WisdomTree)
Is now the time to pare exposure to the sector altogether?

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