The Evidence-Based Investor

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#SFTW Bonuses for fund managers — good or bad?

Posted by Robin Powell on August 26, 2016

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND There’s been plenty said and written about fund manager pay in the UK this week, after the announcement by two prominent City stockpickers that, in future, they won’t be paying bonuses, either to themselves or their staff. So, is this move by Neil Woodford and Daniel Godfrey to be welcomed? I’ll […]

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Bonuses for fund managers — good or bad?

Posted by Robin Powell on August 26, 2016

There’s been plenty said and written about fund manager pay in the UK this week, after the announcement by two prominent City stock pickers that, in future, they won’t be paying bonuses, either to themselves or their staff. So, is this move by Neil Woodford and Daniel Godfrey to be welcomed? I’ll admit I’m in […]

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An interview with Larry Swedroe

Posted by Robin Powell on August 25, 2016

A while ago I mentioned the inaugural Evidence-Based Investing Conference, which is taking place in New York City in November. Over the next couple of months, I’m going to be helping to promote the event with a series of interviews with some of the speakers.

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David Pitt-Watson on asset management fees — Video 1/3

Posted by Robin Powell on August 24, 2016

“If success is defined as efficiently promoting our interests, then the financial system as it currently exists in Britain, the United States and elsewhere is failing. On the best evidence, it has not improved its productivity in over 100 years.” David Pitt-Watson, London Business School

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