Is active management's decade-long losing streak to passive management due to high fees, a lack of manager skill, or something else?
The introduction of the Skill Ratio by Daniel Blais, CFA; Brodie Gay's examination of how inflation is underreported; and an exploration by Ziad Abou Gergi, CFA, of the manager-selection process, are among the top posts from March.
Daniel Blais, CFA, introduces a new metric to help identify and differentiate those investment managers who achieve alpha through skill and those who generate it by luck.
Cheap exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and smart beta products are no substitutes for active management, says Ziad Abou Gergi, CFA. But the manager-selection industry needs to adapt to the changing environment and investors' price sensitivity.
European active managers look suspiciously expensive in comparison to their passive counterparts and are reflexively trying to justify or modify their prices. Chris Chancellor, CFA, explores some of their innovative new pricing strategies.
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