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by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How often do you check your brokerage accounts
Replies: 77
Views: 4669

Re: How often do you check your brokerage accounts

RagnarRahl: I do not have a brokerage account. Everything is held directly with Vanguard and in my checking account. I check my Vanguard balance for fraud or mistakes once or twice a year. Never had a problem. Best wishes. Taylor How long do you have to report an account error once it is called to ...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bullish/bearish on GE? Make your case here - new lows today
Replies: 41
Views: 2567

Re: Bullish/bearish on GE? Make your case here - new lows today

tmcc wrote:extreme highs/lows are opportunity.
Or fraught with danger.

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: It's not enough to mumble "Stay the Course"... INT'L Investing has been a disaster!
Replies: 422
Views: 22611

Re: It's not enough to mumble "Stay the Course" ??

Bogleheads wrote: It's not enough to mumble "Stay the Course"... INT'L Investing has been a disaster! Buy-and-hold works for some, but it's not for everyone. The 'problem' with buy-and-hold is that it undermines the basic human tendency to chase after performance. I think the moral of this thread is...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Bullish/bearish on GE? Make your case here - new lows today
Replies: 41
Views: 2567

Re: Bullish/bearish on GE? Make your case here - new lows today

GE is doing decade lows today. I bought $2000 worth at 12.xx today . In 2008, their low was ~$8.50. Today they're trading $12.xx. I can see it doing 8 unless it goes to zero which means I'll take heat for about 1/3 of my position size. If their old low marks the ultimate bottom. I don't really know...
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Civil service: Long Shot Interview.. Would you go?
Replies: 31
Views: 2770

Re: Civil service: Long Shot Interview.. Would you go?

kjvmartin:

Whether you get the job or not, you will probably learn how to better interview, etc..

I would seriously consider it if you have nothing to lose.

Best wishes.
Taylor (civil service retiree)
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Assistance with simplicity and asset allocation, in mid-20s
Replies: 10
Views: 610

Re: Assistance with simplicity and asset allocation, in mid-20s

Thank you for your response! Would you be able to point me in the right direction - how would I figure out what I'd pay in fees/taxes if I sell everything in the LifeStrategy Moderate account and buy as you suggested? Also, is there a chance that the growth of tax-free stocks in the Roth IRA could ...
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: It's not enough to mumble "Stay the Course"... INT'L Investing has been a disaster!
Replies: 422
Views: 22611

"How Much International Stock? A Suggestion"

Bogleheads:

This is a post I made two years ago which may be helpful:

How Much International Stock? A Suggestion.

Best wishes
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Alternative Investments
Replies: 31
Views: 3236

Re: Alternative Strategies

Bogleheads:

This is a current Morningstar article about "Liquid Alternatives":

https://www.morningstar.com/articles/87 ... long-.html
Don't look for the needle. Buy the haystack. -- Jack Bogle
Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"
Replies: 232
Views: 19067

Re: "Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"

vineviz:

Nice post!

Thank you and best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"
Replies: 232
Views: 19067

"Fidelity Offers New Zero-Cost Funds. Should You Switch?"

Bogleheads:

MoneyWatch posted an article today about the new Fidelity zero-cost funds. This is the link:

Fidelity Offers New Zero-Cost Funds. Should You Switch?

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Financial Advisor Mandatory?
Replies: 36
Views: 3071

Bogleheads Guide About Financial Advisors ?

No, you don't need a financial advisor. Read Taylor Larimore's book, "The Boglehead's guide to the Three Fund Portfolio.". You can also contact Vanguard PAS to get you started and then cancel them later. Bogleheads: It is true that a simple total market index fund portfolio eliminates or minimizes ...
by Taylor Larimore
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: How can I use the Rising Equity Glide Path?
Replies: 61
Views: 3549

Re: How can I use the Rising Equity Glide Path?

I've been looking into the Rising Equity Glide Path concept, and I'm intrigued. However, I haven't been able to find an applicable model that suggests anything more than the one (simple) Kitces graph. Do any of you have access to a PRACTICAL model of how this can be applied to a portfolio? Darwin: ...
by Taylor Larimore
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: The Three-Fund Portfolio
Replies: 2221
Views: 1385548

Re: The Three-Fund Portfolio/Reinvesting Dividends

Hi Taylor, Thank you for your excellent book! I have question on Chapter 5, where you say: If your current securities are in a taxable account, and if they’re profitable...Here are five steps to minimize taxes... Stop reinvesting distributions . Larimore, Taylor. The Bogleheads' Guide to the Three-...
by Taylor Larimore
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Larry Swedroe:Don’t Go “Mad Money”
Replies: 22
Views: 3119

The advice of Jim Cramer vs. Jack Bogle

Bogleheads: This is a post written ten years ago: Jack Bogle and Jim Cramer Post by Taylor Larimore » Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:21 pm Hi Bogleheads: I met Mr. Cramer one time. It was during Diehards I in Miami in March 2000--at the peak of a long bull market. Jack Bogle and Jim Cramer were Keynote speakers...
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: How often do you check your brokerage accounts
Replies: 77
Views: 4669

Re: How often do you check your brokerage accounts

RagnarRahl:

I do not have a brokerage account. Everything is held directly with Vanguard and in my checking account. I check my Vanguard balance for fraud or mistakes once or twice a year. Never had a problem.

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: New York Times--Vanguard Warns of Worsening Odds for the Economy and Markets
Replies: 67
Views: 9534

Forecasts?

Bogleheads: If you are a stay-the-course investor like I am, forecasts are meaningless. I stopped reading them years ago and our portfolio performance greatly improved . John Kenneth Galbraith, famed economist: "The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectful." Best wi...
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What to ask agent when seeking to cash out of Whole-Life policy?
Replies: 28
Views: 1803

Why buy insurance you don't need?

Our kids are out of college and wife and I both have really good insurance from our jobs, but will be retiring in 5 years (me) and 7 years (wife), so we are going to look at USAA for term insurance and thinking about using the cash value of our whole-life policies to add to our Vanguard IRAs. E_Zwi...
by Taylor Larimore
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Is your monthly expense really that stable or in reality, pretty volatile?
Replies: 46
Views: 3131

Re: Is your monthly expense really that stable or in reality, pretty volatile?

All the tracking was some amount of work, and I was actively working to rid myself of Quicken. So I just gave up, and decided to just do something like what I think Taylor Larimore does : We do what we want and spend when we want, and periodically look to see if we are hitting our savings too much....
by Taylor Larimore
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: I had a meeting with David Swensen tonight!
Replies: 59
Views: 9439

Re: I had a meeting with David Swensen tonight!

Bogleheads: This Topic was started about six years ago. It is interesting to see how David Swensen's Yale Unconventional Portfolio has performed compared with Allan Roth's Second Grader's Starter Three-Fund Portfolio (8/09/2018): Portfolio --------------------------------------------------- 5-Years ...
by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: (NEW) WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund
Replies: 114
Views: 6020

Re: (NEW) WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund

Excellent new addition: https://www.wisdomtree.com/etfs/asset-allocation/ntsx Expense Ratio: 0.2 hdas: Whenever I am tempted with a new and complex investment product, I remember these words: "As a mathematician I know when mathematical-sounding analyses are little more than elaborate sales pitches...
by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: Should I tell my family/friend that they are making a financial mistake?
Replies: 87
Views: 7652

Re: Should I tell my family/friend that they are making a financial mistake?

Have you done it without hurting their feelings? acegolfer: In my experience, the best way to convince someone of the many advantages of investing the Boglehead Way, is to give them a good book about investing. I suggest Jack Bogle's latest edition of "The Little Book of Common Sense Investing." Be...
by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Total Stock and Total Bond Market(s) at Vanguard
Replies: 16
Views: 2149

Re: Total Stock and Total Bond Market(s) at Vanguard

My question is this: I am aware that the Total Stock Market and Total Bond Market at Vanguard covers most all equities and bond companies. My question is this: Would it be justifiable, if one wants, to purchase additional funds in both markets to supplement the total stock and bond markets, such as...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: VGSIX any thoughts on adding it
Replies: 11
Views: 1005

Re: VGSIX any thoughts on adding it

Started the 3 fund portfolio...would like to add VGSIX (real estate index). What’s your thoughts on adding VGSIX as the 4th fund? The yield is more than VTSAX. grandpadan: Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund (VTSAX) already holds the market weight in VGSIX (Vanguard REIT Fund). Strive for simpli...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: (NEW) WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund
Replies: 114
Views: 6020

Re: (NEW) WisdomTree 90/60 U.S. Balanced Fund

Excellent new addition: https://www.wisdomtree.com/etfs/asset-allocation/ntsx Expense Ratio: 0.2 hdas: Jane Bryant Quinn, syndicated columnist and author of "Smart and Simple Financial Strategies" offers this good advice: "You shouldn't buy anything too complex to explain to the average 12-year old...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Two voices in my head
Replies: 36
Views: 2752

Re: Two voices in my head

I'm still young, I've got a minimum of 40 years to work before I can officially retire sometimes I think I err on the conservative side because of my 75/25 AA and because I just hold the market portfolio, ridiculous yeah I know but still these thoughts creep into my head. part of me says: You only ...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fidelity Files for two Fidelity ZERO℠ Funds (0.00% ER total stock and total international mutual funds)
Replies: 625
Views: 53043

"Fidelity's Free Funds and the Changing Brokerage Business"

Bogleheads:

Morningstar has published another article about Fidelity's Zero Expense Ratio funds:

Fidelity's Free Funds and the Changing Brokerage Business

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Taylor's New Book: The Bogleheads' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio
Replies: 202
Views: 32981

"The Coffeehouse Investor" writes an endorsement.

Bogleheads: Bill Schultheis, author, advisor and editor of The Coffeehouse Investor, wrote a kind endorsement titled "A MUST READ" for The Bogleheads' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio in his August newsletter. This is part of Bill's message: "If you are searching for a straightforward approach to p...
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Bond Portfolio
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund

I presently have the Short Term Investment Grade, GNMA and Wellesley funds in my portfolio. Would it be wise to add The total Bond fund to it and divide the total dollar amount into 25% each? Thanks. yousha: In my view, one low-cost, good-quality, diversified, short- or intermediate-term bond fund ...
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fidelity Files for two Fidelity ZERO℠ Funds (0.00% ER total stock and total international mutual funds)
Replies: 625
Views: 53043

"What Fidelity's No-Cost Index Funds Mean for Investors"

[Thread merged into here. --admin LadyGeek]

Bogleheads:

Another article about Fidelity's no-cost total market index funds--this time from Morningstar:

What Fidelity's No-Cost Index Funds Mean for Investors

Best wishes
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Market Timing Bonds vs. Money Market with Rising Interest Rates
Replies: 27
Views: 2877

Re: Market Timing Bonds vs. Money Market with Rising Interest Rates

Counterpoint:

Excellent post.

Thank you and best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fidelity Files for two Fidelity ZERO℠ Funds (0.00% ER total stock and total international mutual funds)
Replies: 625
Views: 53043

"Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"

Bogleheads:

Jim Dahle, editor of "The White Coat Investor," has written an excellent article to help investors decide whether to switch their total market index funds to Fidelity's new "no expense ratio" funds:

Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: "Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"
Replies: 232
Views: 19067

"Don't Obsess About Expense Ratios"

Bogleheads: Jim Dahle, editor of "The White Coat Investor," has written an excellent article about Fidelity's new "no expense ratio" funds and whether Vanguard investors should move to Fidelity or Schwab. The bottom line: If your money is already at Fidelity or Schwab and you have a simple portfolio...
by Taylor Larimore
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: What's you safety deposit box fee?
Replies: 64
Views: 6244

Re: No safety deposit box.

island: I have nothing of value that requires storage in a safety deposit box. Best wishes. Taylor Dear Taylor, No auto titles? No SPIA documents? No birth Certificates? No SS cards? No deeds or other housing documents? No military discharge papers? No boat titles? No paper savings bonds? No trust ...
by Taylor Larimore
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Taylor's New Book: The Bogleheads' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio
Replies: 202
Views: 32981

The White Coat Investor reviews "The Bogleheads Guide to the Three Fund Portfolio"

Bogleheads:

Jim Dahle, editor of "The White Coat Investor," has written a lengthy review of The Bogleheads' Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio:

Review of Bogleheads Guide to The Three-Fund Portfolio

Thank you, Doctor Dahle!

Best wishes
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: VTSAX
Replies: 5
Views: 840

Re: VTSAX

I own VTSAX (Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund). I want additional exposure in the mid and small cap arenas. I want to add VIMAX and VSMAX. Any thoughts? Be careful what you ask for: The Biggest Companies Have Deserved To Be Best Jack Bogle: "The beauty of owning the market is that you elimina...
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: holding bonds-why or why not?
Replies: 19
Views: 2180

Re: holding bonds-why or why not?

jjwpls:

Money I cannot afford to lose is in Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund whose worst annual loss was -2.66% in 1994 (TBM gained +16% in 1995). The rest of my money is in stocks.

I sleep like a baby.

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Market Timing Bonds vs. Money Market with Rising Interest Rates
Replies: 27
Views: 2877

Interest Rate Forecasters

All If I assume that interest rates are somewhat based on underlying government policy that seems to have some level of forecast, is it a bad idea to move pre-tax (401k, tIRA) investments between total bond and money market as some sort of slow movement market timing for fixed income ? Thank You ej...
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Looking for a value index fund (low-cost) that spans all market caps
Replies: 11
Views: 969

Re: Looking for a value index fund (low-cost) that spans all market caps

Bogleheads:

There is a current article on Morningstar discussing the recent outperformance of large-cap funds over small-cap funds.

The Biggest Companies Have Deserved To Be Best
Jack Bogle: "Don't look for the needle. Buy the haystack (a total market index fund).
Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Let's talk Bonds: BND, VCIT, BIV, LQD, SLQD?
Replies: 15
Views: 1693

Re: Let's talk Bonds: BND, VCIT, BIV, LQD, SLQD?

Hey guys - looking for a good Bond fund to balance my 80/20 retirement portfolio. I want some bonds to reduce volatility, rebalancing, etc. Currently I hold BND, but thinking to just hold corporate debt (VCIT, LQD or SLQD) or shorter term rates. What's the general consensus on bond funds, and what'...
by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Interesting Take on the 3 Fund Model
Replies: 66
Views: 2939

Three Fund Portfolio is not divided in thirds

I understand that this isn't THE three fund model. But when I started reading about it, I noticed that it had thirds like my model, is passive like my model, and that my model is potentially more aggressive. Thanks for your thoughts, y'all. centennialstate: This is a misunderstanding. The Three-Fun...
by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Let's talk Bonds: BND, VCIT, BIV, LQD, SLQD?
Replies: 15
Views: 1693

Re: Let's talk Bonds: BND, VCIT, BIV, LQD, SLQD?

Hey guys - looking for a good Bond fund to balance my 80/20 retirement portfolio. I want some bonds to reduce volatility, rebalancing, etc. Currently I hold BND, but thinking to just hold corporate debt (VCIT, LQD or SLQD) or shorter term rates. What's the general consensus on bond funds, and what'...
by Taylor Larimore
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Beginner investor seeking advice
Replies: 28
Views: 1643

Two Recommendations

Snickers_On: Welcome to the Bogleheads Forum! After reading your Opening Post (OP), I have two recommendations: 1. Don't buy individual stocks. This is what experts say about that: Alpha Architect: "Between 1983 and 2006, around 73% of firms had a drawdown larger than 50% (the S&P 500’s maximum draw...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: Nervous about not using a personal wealth manager. How do I do this myself?
Replies: 135
Views: 6125

Re: Nervous about not using a personal wealth manager. How do I do this myself?

See Taylor's quotes from many sources in the Wiki for a quick, broad overlook of many sources.
maxsamson:
This is the link:

viewtopic.php?t=156576

Best wishes
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Recent windfall and the current stock market
Replies: 13
Views: 1103

Re: Recent windfall and the current stock market

Hi everyone, I'm curious about your opinion on how you would invest a windfall($25k) given today's stock market conditions. Would you put it to work in the market given today's valuations, or would you place it in an alternative investment? Thanks in advance! Scottrj12: Consider The Three-Fund Port...
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fidelity Files for two Fidelity ZERO℠ Funds (0.00% ER total stock and total international mutual funds)
Replies: 625
Views: 53043

Re: Fidelity Files for two Fidelity ZERO℠ Funds (0.00% ER total stock and total international mutual funds)

ReformedSpender wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:05 pm
Personally, I am more interested to know what Mr. Bogle is thinking right now.
ReformedSpender:

Mr. Bogle's crusade is To give ordinary investors a 'fair-shake'.

I have little doubt that he is pleased when a good company offers good funds with lower fees.

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Is it necessary to have multiple international funds?
Replies: 21
Views: 928

Re: Is it necessary to have multiple international funds?

If you're building a 6-7 fund portfolio, is it necessary to have a second international fund to have more diversification? Lets say if you have a world international fund for growth, would adding a foreign blend ETF for long term (10+ years) be reasonable to have to have more exposure to holdings o...
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Do You Purchase "Medical Evacuation Insurance" When You Travel?
Replies: 160
Views: 7818

Re: Do You Purchase "Medical Evacuation Insurance" When You Travel?

I've purchased the flights/hotels for a trip to Italy from Costco Travel, using a Costco Citi Visa credit card. The card provides trip cancellation insurance up to $3,000/person, which is sufficient if one of us gets ill. However, it doesn't provide medical evacuation insurance, and I'd have to pur...
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Personal Finance (Not Investing)
Topic: How to prepare for "the talk"
Replies: 64
Views: 4926

"The Little Book of Common Sense Investing"

mopman78:

I suggest you give them a copy of Mr. Bogle's "Little Book of Common Sense Investing." This will put everyone on the same page and give you stature in your discussions.

Best wishes.
Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Do you tilt value?
Replies: 12
Views: 659

Re: "Do you tilt value?" -- No

"Do you tilt value? MotoTrojan: After many years of trying to beat the market, I no longer tilt from the market's weight because of higher costs, less tax-efficiency, and the benefits of simplicity. Mr. Bogle explains why he does not recommend tilting towards value in this speech. Best wishes. Taylor
by Taylor Larimore
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Passive Index Investing, A Bubble Bound To Burst?
Replies: 114
Views: 11465

Re: Passive Index Investing, A Bubble Bound To Burst?

I’m not convinced that indexing is superior for international: According to the 2017 year-end SPIVA Report: Over the 3-, 5-, 10-, and 15-year investment horizons, managers across all international equity categories underperformed their benchmarks. Furthermore, the longer the time horizon, in genera...