MINOR INVESTOR: The easy route to passive investing and some simple funds to use
A lot has been written about passive investing, its simplicity and its merits but just how simple can you make it?
At its purest level, passive investing involves investing with the market rather than trying to beat it – as by trying to pick winners you run the risk of choosing losers instead and build up extra costs.
There is a powerfully persuasive body of research showing that the average fund manager doesn’t beat the market, it’s very difficult to identify genuine outperformance, and even harder to predict it in the future.
The Dalbar study in the US also shows that many investors... read more
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