All posts tagged "active management"

  • Bill Miller - Legg Mason
    Actively Managed Mutual Fund Holders are Getting the Shaft

    The Street reports that, on average, actively managed large-cap funds are having an extremely poor year. According to Goldman Sachs, 72% of 261 large-cap core funds are underperforming their indices. Only 16% of large-cap growth funds are...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Mark Hebner Explains Why Investors Should Avoid Mutual Funds

    Mark Hebner, CEO of Index Funds Advisors, recommends investors shun actively managed mutual funds.  Hebner provides a very good explanation to Henry Blodgett in the video below:

    • Posted April 12, 2011
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  • In Defense of UNG and Other ETFs

    Dave Nadig at IndexUniverse.com rants about the uproar over several ETFs including U. S. Natural Gas (UNG). Nadig writes, “With all of the hubbub about leverage and inverse ETFs, and the premiums and discounts that have plagued...

    • Posted August 22, 2009
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  • It’s Difficult to Beat the Index Fund

    Mark Hulbert reports at the New York Times that a new study by Mark Kritzman, president and chief executive of Windham Capital Management of Boston, shows that index funds outperform actively managed funds and especially hedge funds....

    • Posted February 24, 2009
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