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Active vs. Passive Investing


Public Pension Funds: Cost Matters with Closet Indexers

What impact does cost have on public pension fund performance?

What Most Active vs. Passive Debates Miss

When it comes to the choice between active and passive, investors have at least three questions to consider.

Good vs. Bad Active Fund Management: Three Indicators

What distinguishes good active management fund styles from the bad?

The Active Manager Paradox: High-Conviction Overweight Positions

Is active management's decade-long losing streak to passive management due to high fees, a lack of manager skill, or something else?

In Memoriam: John B. Neff, CFA

The investment world lost another legend in 2019.

Seven Trends in Investment Management: Ronald N. Kahn

Investment management is evolving into three distinct branches, says Ronald N. Kahn: indexing, smart beta/factor investing, and pure alpha.

Nouriel Roubini: The Mother and Father of All Bubbles

True to his Dr. Doom moniker, Nouriel Roubini believes that vulnerabilities in the system are currently hidden and will emerge when the next economic downturn occurs.

Adapting to Disruption: The Investment Industry’s New Normal

The challenges confronting finance today are really opportunities to bring positive change to the industry, according to a panel of experts at the 2018 CFA Institute European Investment Conference.

The Power of Passive

Because the flood into passive management appears unstoppable, it is worth considering the limits of the trend.

Top Five Articles from April: Portfolio Concentration, Cryptocurrencies, Quantamental

An analysis of portfolio concentration and a primer on cryptocurrencies are among the leading posts from Enterprising Investor last month.