The Evidence-Based Investor

No sales agenda. No marketing spin. Just the evidence.

What does TEBI do for advice firms? (1/2)

Posted by Robin Powell on April 18, 2018

The Evidence-Based Investor is primarily aimed at investors — not just individual investors, but also institutional ones, such as charities and pension funds. But we’re here to help financial advice firms too, or at least firms that share our evidence-based philosophy. So, what exactly does TEBI do for those advisers? Well, the main way we can […]

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Charles Payne: It’s time for a new breed of fund house CEOs

Posted by Robin Powell on April 16, 2018

Robin writes: The UK’s financial regulator, the FCA, recently set out new rules designed to improve competition in the asset management industry. I must say I’ve become a little bit cynical about the time it’s taking to persuade the big fund houses to start putting consumers’ interests ahead of their own. We won’t see wholesale […]

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What’s the point of investing in bonds?

Posted by Robin Powell on April 13, 2018

Let’s face it, bonds are a pretty boring asset class. The stock market is far more exciting. That’s where the biggest returns are found and the real money is made. It’s also what the financial media tends to focus on. Bonds, in fact, have been out of favour for several years, with low-interest rates not […]

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Six ways fund managers can cut their overheads

Posted by Robin Powell on April 11, 2018

It’s one of the ironies of Thatcherism that, more than 40 years after the sudden deregulation of financial markets known as the Big Bang, the one sector of the UK economy that has not yet been subjected to Thatcherite-style cost-cutting is asset management. It’s escaped it for several reasons — not least the fact that managing […]

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