The Evidence-Based Investor

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

Whose money is it anyway?

Posted by Robin Powell on November 2, 2015

One of the most frustrating things I’ve encountered as an advocate for evidence-based investing is the lack of regard that many of those involved in the investment industry appear to have for academics.

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#SFTW: Why avoid active funds? It’s simple arithmetic

Posted by Robin Powell on October 30, 2015

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND   Of all the charges levelled against those of us who advocate an evidence-based approach to investing, perhaps the most inapt is that we’re dogmatic. Zealots, fanatics, militants — those are some of the more polite terms I’ve seen used to describe us.

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The basic arithmetic the fund industry won’t acknowledge

Posted by Robin Powell on October 29, 2015

Of all the charges levelled against those of us who advocate an evidence-based approach to investing, perhaps the most inapt is that we’re dogmatic. Zealots, fanatics, militants — those are some of the more polite terms I’ve seen used to describe us.

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The man with the big picture — an interview with Barry Ritholtz (Part 1)

Posted by Robin Powell on October 28, 2015

Even for someone who’s usually at his desk at 4.30 in the morning, Barry Ritholtz manages to squeeze rather a lot into his working life. He runs Ritholtz Wealth Management, a firm with $175 million in assets; he’s an accomplished author; and his blog, The Big Picture, is one of the most widely-read and influential […]

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