Mon. Hot Reads: Buffett’s Indexing Blind Spot

April 02, 2018

Compiled by Staff


Buffett Recommends Index Funds. His Employees Don't Have That Option. (ProPublica)
His companies don't offer low-fee index funds for workers' 401(k)s. 

China Hits US With Tariffs (CNN)
China is showing U.S. it will make good on its trade threats.


Good Policies Gone Wrong Are Killing Active Management (Institutional Investor)
By fixing structural issues, managers could provide higher returns and stem outflows.

The Alerian Problem (SL Advisors)
What do you do if your fund's index is shrinking?


WBAL: Problem-Solving ETF Of ETFs (Seeking Alpha)
What defines a "balanced fund" is in the eye of the beholder.


Munis See Short-Term Head Winds, Long-Term Value (MainStay)
Muni bonds have underperformed Treasuries in 2018, but that should be short term.


Utilities Under Pressure In Early 2018 (Morningstar)
Utilities sell-off presents opportunities for long-term investors. 


What You Need To Know About New EU Data Law (CNBC)
A piece of EU legislation could have far-reaching impact on some of the biggest tech firms in the world, including Facebook and Google.


Do Dividends Really Pay? (Indexology) 
A look at the controversy over the value of dividends.


Regression To Lumpy Returns (Wealth Of Common Sense) 
A long-term buy-and-hold approach means even the worst-case scenario isn't that awful.

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