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Introducing our new portfolio review service for professionals

    The vast majority of pensions funds, charities, endowments and other institutional portfolios have underperformed the market for decades. The way to stop the rot is to have an independent portfolio review, reduce fees and complexity, and increase diversification. From today, that’s precisely what TEBI is offering.   As anyone who’s read The...

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Active vs passive: which is better?

    The “active vs. passive debate” has raged on for a long time in the field of investing. Where actively managed funds aim to outperform the market through complex strategising, passive investing is more about matching market performance through tracking a specific...

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The LGPS could learn from Nevada about value for money

    Britain’s Local Government Pension Scheme is one of the biggest public pension schemes in Europe, and it wastes far too much money on third-party asset managers. It’s time for a radical reform of the system, writes ROBIN POWELL, and we should...

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Trying to invest like Warren Buffett? Forget it

    Search “how to invest like warren buffett” in Google and 17,300,000 results come up. We’re obsessed with discovering his secret. Yet Buffett himself has consistently said that, for most people, trying to invest like Warren Buffett is a thoroughly bad idea....

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The consequences of short squeezes

    Short selling – betting on a stock to fall in price by borrowing shares to sell them, hoping to buy them back at a future date at a lower price – is risky because losses are unlimited (unlike going long, where...

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Fees and charges make a big difference to investors

    Fees and charges can have a huge impact on any investor’s overall returns, particularly as they compound over time. As financial journalist MOIRA O’NEILL explains in this video though, an important (and often overlooked) fact is that investors can exert far...

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Learn to embrace uncertainty

      Human beings dislike uncertainty. It’s an adaptive trait that has helped us to navigate complex environments, make safer choices, and foster social bonds, all of which have contributed to our species’ survival and success. But this dislike of uncertainty can...

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