The Evidence-Based Investor

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#SFTW Bogle’s 7-step plan for every investor

Posted by Robin Powell on May 26, 2017

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND   Jack Bogle has just written an essay in the Financial Analysts’ Journal in which he effectively condenses what he’s learned from 65 years in the investing industry. It’s mainly aimed at financial professionals, but it also includes a seven-point plan for investors. For regular TEBI readers, this is all familiar, […]

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Bogle: 7 tips for every investor

Posted by Robin Powell on May 25, 2017

Jack Bogle has just written an essay in the Financial Analysts Journal in which he effectively condenses what he’s learned from 65 years in the investing industry. It’s mainly aimed at financial professionals, but it also includes a seven-point plan for investors. For regular TEBI readers, this is all familiar, basic stuff. But I find […]

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United we stand

Posted by Robin Powell on May 24, 2017

It’s hard to think of anything to say that hasn’t been said already about the horrific events in Manchester on Monday night. The deliberate targeting of innocent children enjoying the night of their lives is unspeakably evil. Terrorists want us to live in fear and, let’s face it, to an extent they succeed. Monday’s suicide […]

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David Booth: Following the evidence is not enough

Posted by Robin Powell on May 23, 2017

I’ve twice had the pleasure of interviewing David Booth, the Chicago Business School benefactor and co-founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors. You might think he’d be most keen to talk about the Efficient Market Hypothesis, the small-cap premium or, perhaps, the extraordinary progress Dimensional has made in recent years. But no, what he really welcomed was […]

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