The Evidence-Based Investor

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Evidence-based TAMP targets £10 billion AUM within 10 years

Posted by Robin Powell on August 3, 2017

Craig Burgess runs EBI Portfolios, a firm based in the English Midlands that provides low-cost investment solutions to 85 advice firms in the UK and the rest of the world. He also has his own advice firm, Blackstone Wealth Management. In this interview he explains how, after many years of steady progress, evidence-based investing is […]

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Five reasons to index

Posted by Robin Powell on August 1, 2017

While I was away last week, Monevator published an excellent post, neatly summarising the benefits of index investing. No, it contains nothing earth-shattering — or indeed anything you haven’t read several times before on The Evidence-Based Investor. But, even if you’ve been indexing for a while, it’s good to remind yourself now and again why you […]

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Taking a break

Posted by Robin Powell on July 21, 2017

Right, school’s out here in England, so I’m off to rest and recharge for a few days. You won’t be hearing from me again before August 1st. The Regis Media office will be open as normal. The number is +44 121 285 2585. Out of hours, you’ll find plenty of information about the exciting work […]

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Why does French investing remain in the dark ages?

Posted by Robin Powell on July 21, 2017

It’s exciting to see evidence-based investing starting to grow fairly quickly now in the UK, the Netherlands and Germany, but it’s frustrating that, elsewhere in Europe, it has hardly made in-roads at all. One country where active management and conflicted advice still rule rule the roost is France. So, why is that? And will it […]

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