Index Investor Corner

Koenig: Low-Vol Indexes Smoother Ride

Low-volatility indexes can make a lot of sense, but the devil’s really in the details.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Small-Cap ‘Good’ In 2013

Last year was good for active small-cap managers, but how good?

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Swedroe: Stock Pickers Fell Flat In 2013

In a year when some stocks did a lot better than others, active managers underperformed.

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Swedroe: A Close Look At Emerging Markets

How attractive are public units of multinationals that operate in emerging markets?

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Swedroe: The Lies Of Private Equity

Peel back the hype and it seems that private equity, for most investors, isn’t worth the risk, Swedroe says.

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Swedroe: The Absolute-Return Rip-Off

How bad are absolute-return funds? Larry Swedroe counts the ways.

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Swedroe: CalPers’ Private Equity Problem

Returns of private equity fund sure don’t appear to be worth the risk, Swedroe says.

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Roth: Simple ETF Strategies Work

Investors should strive to keep things simple, Allan Roth says.