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What does ‘passive investing’ really mean?

We know the words but what do they mean? Some definitions Here are some definitions of “passive investment management”. Investopedia says: A style of management associated with mutual and exchange-traded funds (ETF) where a fund’s portfolio mirrors a market index. Wikipedia says: Passive management (also called passive investing) is a financial strategy in which an investor (or … Continue reading

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Are momentum strategies antisocial?

We’ll get to “antisocial” via a look at a chapter in The Future of Finance from the London School of Economics. The chapter in question is “Why are financial markets so inefficient and exploitative?” by Paul Woolley.  There are many things in this chapter with which I agree.  There is roughly an equal number of … Continue reading

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