Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Expected Vs. Realized Returns

Forecasting returns accurately isn’t easy, but being wrong can have heavy implications.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Benefits Of Int’l Diversification

The flattening of the world is much exaggerated.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Performance Of State Pension Plans

A look at the problem of underfunding.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Index Investing’s Market Impact

It’s not as great as active investors would have you think.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Pension Plans & Consultants

It’s not clear that a pension plan realizes any benefits from hiring an investment consultant.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: ‘Passive’ Market Efficiency Works

Profound shift from active to passive investing hasn’t derailed market efficiency.

Index Investor Corner

Swedroe: Sentiment A Negative Predictor?

Manager sentiment and stock returns tend to have an inverse relationship.

Index Investor Corner

Boeing's Lesson About The Dow

Not all U.S. equity indexes are created equal, and Boeing’s recent troubles are a good reminder of that.