Vanguard’s fixed income traders and managers take an active role in helping index funds and ETFs track indexes well.
Theory holds that stocks should provide better returns than bonds. That hasn’t always happened, but it’s happened more often than not.
Stock market dispersion is the best measure to determine whether active managers have the opportunity to outperform the market.
The increased use of passive products doesn’t necessarily mean more passive allocations—investors are still building active portfolios.
Your clients can succeed with active or passive investments, but there’s a more important piece to your investment strategy to consider.
Conventional wisdom doesn’t always hold up when you look at the data, whether you’re drinking water or picking an active fund.
Do actively managed funds outperform passive funds in a bear market? Our research says they’re not quite the ruby slippers of investing.