Index Investor Corner

Why VanEck Miners ETF A Better Pick

In the precious metals and mining space, one investor says it’s time to give up on Vanguard fund and pick a new strategy. 

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Active’s Surprising Survival

Despite all evidence, active still manages to limp along.

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Swedroe: Determining ESG’s Nature

ESG criteria have a mostly neutral effect on risk/return outcomes.

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Swedroe: Betting Against Beta

A look at research that supports the argument for low-beta strategies.

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Swedroe: Don’t Go ‘Mad Money’

Data suggest Jim Cramer’s ‘Mad Money’ is a poor guide for investors.

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Swedroe: Disrupted Expectations

Markets can change rapidly and behave in unexpected ways. Plan accordingly.

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Swedroe: Persistence Hard To Come By

S&P Dow Jones Indices’ persistence scorecard indicates best performers can’t seem to stay at the top.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Portfolio Pain Happens

Portfolio underperformance periods are inevitable.