The Evidence-Based Investor

No sales agenda. No marketing spin. Just the evidence.

Oh for more gadflies

Posted by Robin Powell on August 17, 2017

If we really are going to change investing for the better, the media has a huge part to play. I’ve written before about the FT and the excellent work it’s done to explain how asset management really works. But it’s time to applaud another media outlet that’s not afraid to speak its mind; that doesn’t […]

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Meir Statman: Why I index (and you should too)

Posted by Robin Powell on August 15, 2017

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing one of the world’s leading authorities on behavioural finance.

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Evidence-based investing, the poster

Posted by Robin Powell on August 10, 2017

I’m a strong believer in the power of visual communication. It has far more impact than the written word alone — especially when dealing with subject matter that is complex, technical and potentially dull and boring. Let’s face it, the finer points of academic finance can be all of those things! That’s why I love […]

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Transparency Task Force comes to Boston

Posted by Robin Powell on August 7, 2017

It’s been a huge privilege to serve, for the past year or so, as an ambassador for the Transparency Task Force. We’re a group of volunteers working to drive up levels of transparency, truthfulness and trustworthiness in financial services. So far our focus has been on the UK, but lack of transparency is a global […]

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