Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Money Manager's Family Portfolio Uses Index Funds

Jonathon Burton talks with professional money manager, Ted Aronson, about why his family portfolio is full of low-cost index funds.

Monday, January 29, 2007

401(k) Industry: Up For Review

Tom Lauricella of the Wall Street Journal details the increased scrutiny facing 401(k) industry practices and expenses -- from regulators, the courts, and the Congress.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Outsmarting the Market (at Barclays)

Businessweek explores the extraordinary research techniques and large cadre of academic quants employed by Barclays in their massive search for alpha.

Friday, January 19, 2007

Over Long Haul, Average Returns Come Out on Top

Bill Barnhart of the Chicago Tribune notes the end of Bill Miller's impressive streak and explains how market-tracking index investments perform better over time than most actively managed funds.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

ETFs May Be Coming to Your 401(k)

John Spence discusses the ongoing efforts of some providers - in the face of numerous structural issues - to put ETFs into more 401(k) plans.

Friday, January 12, 2007

Taking a New Tack with an All-ETF Portfolio

Linda Stern at Reuters explains the benefits of building a diversified portfolio using only low-cost ETFs - and some tips on how to do it.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

An Interview with Burton Malkiel

With a new edition of his wonderful book "A Random Walk Down Wall Street" on the way, Burton Malkiel talks with U.S. News and World Report about trends in index investing and the rapid growth of ETFs.