Tag Archives: Passive

Drivel is Drivel – whoever says it

I read articles by Jack Bogle and Warren Buffet and John Kay and Terry Smith because I like to understand how money can be managed on my behalf better. I like to improve my understanding. And occasionally I read drivel. … Continue reading

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Why we have actively managed funds

The FCA’s Asset Market Study is written with certain corrective bias’ and it should not be taken as the last word on the active/passive debate. A central focus is on the allocation of savings, particularly long-term retirement savings, to active … Continue reading

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The Alternative Fact? REPENT!

Vanity’s vulnerability Trump’s weak-spot has been exposed over the weekend. Confronted with photographic evidence that his Inauguration was not as well attended as his predecessor’s, he set his press team to work creating alternative facts. The American dictionary Webster tweeted … Continue reading

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Is there a propoganda war against active funds?

    The tweet set the scene. Funds Fanatic had complained that the FT were reporting the HL numbers disparagingly. Certainly the FCA would agree with the FT that more Hargreaves Lansdowne investors should be using passive funds. Funds Fanatic is the … Continue reading

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Do fees matter more than asset allocation?

  I’m speaking at the Pension and Benefits UK Show on July 1st on whether fees matter more than value. I’m going to be arguing that, for consultants, fees matter more – because we can do something about them. But  … Continue reading

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