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Why Index Funds Underperform in Down Markets

Here's a fascinating description from Economist Burton G. Malkiel that explains why mutual funds (which is to say, active investing)...

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Billionaire Ryan Cohen Invested in 10 Stocks

Ryan Cohen made a $2.5 billion dollar fortune selling and betting on the rise of GameStop. The vast majority of his net wo...

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Robert Shiller Comments on CAPE Ratio During Crisis

Robert Shiller had an excellent article in the NYTimes where he comments on the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings (CAPE)* ratio ...

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"America the Overvalued"

A recent edition of Grant's Interest Rate Observer compares the market value of US based companies against US GDP and the market val...

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"The Stock Market is Telling You Nothing About the Economy Anymore"

In a Barron's interview, economist David Rosenberg states that the correlation between GDP and the S&P 500 has dropped to 7% fro...

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US Stock Market Bigger But More Concentrated

The number of publicly listed U.S. companies has seen a dramatic decline:
"There are only 3,500, down from a peak of...

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