A measure invented in 2005 gets retested--and passes with flying colors.
It appears to be as powerful as it is unknown.
In a healthy financial system, some IPOs will fail.
Morningstar’s global study demonstrates that when funds become bigger, they don't necessarily become cheaper.
The painful math of taxable accounts.
Will the ride continue?
The imitators have outdone the originators.
Not for mutual funds but perhaps for hedge funds.
It happens less often than in the past, but more often than it should.
About as one should have expected, although it doesn’t seem that way.
Ban it. Ban it all.
The industry leader sets a high bar for its rivals.
Can anything grow at a double-digit rate over the centuries?
Assessing Peter Minuit’s fabled $24 investment.
The implications are clear for the U.S. marketplace.
Timing the stock market is difficult enough, even without the IRS' contribution.
Accuse a fund company of overcharging.
As portfolio blunders go, this one is difficult to beat.
How to break an investment tool--but gain insights from it, anyway.
Workers, however, appear to be another matter.
The question that awaits Washington.
When it comes to envisioning their retirement futures, most Americans would rather not.
The two-fund proposal for target-date programs.
Its lunch is indeed a bargain, but it's not quite free.
Their trade alerts outperform their usual buy/sell recommendations.
The evolution’s winners and losers.
The returns that are reported are not always achieved.
The idea is being floated, but seems unnecessary.
Three more black marks on the ledger.
The exception to the general rule?
There are several possible causes.
Destruction, volatility, and uncertainty.
What’s this about buy-and-hold investing being dead?
Possess capital yourself, have rivals who lack capital, and don’t be in a rotten industry.
The answer is no--but that does not mean they are bad investments.
That's not a bad thing.
Insuring against the possibility of change.
Richard Thaler's latest suggestion.
The latest fund-company missive fares no better than than its predecessors'.
Danger for some, investment opportunity for others.
Examining the four underlying principles of our process.
Today is not the new “New Era.”
Momentum strategies look more credible, and market-timing tactics even less so.
Did basketball fans see what the researchers missed?
When emerging-markets stocks lose their spot.
The new hot thing became a long, slow fizzle.
Active managers of bond funds have a better shot at outperformance than their equity fund counterparts.
Converging style effects also hamper their chances at standing out.
The ongoing danger of confirmation bias.
Surfacing the reasons for owning long-term assets.