Articles under “Burt Malkiel”

The Myth of the Passive Investing Bubble

Last week Bloomberg reported that the aggregate assets invested in index-based funds surpassed actively managed equity funds for the first time. This comes as no surprise to those of us who have long been promoting the merits of passive investing.

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Why You Should Invest Despite Volatility

Refraining from investing in a volatile market is yet another example of how what feels right isn’t necessarily the right thing to do when it comes to investing. Let your rational mind guide you: Don’t let your fear of loss take control.

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Sound Investing When Markets Are in Turmoil

What should you do when market volatility has you doubting your investment strategy? No worries — Wealthfront Chief Investment Officer Burt Malkiel has clear advice.

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Following the Rules

There’s not much debate that computers are better at routine tasks than people. But most people don’t realize that good investing is incredibly routine.

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