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The big questions

Global finance, investment and academic experts share their wisdom on some of the big investing questions.

Research shows that only a minute number of funds will ever beat the market on a sustained basis

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How easy is it to outperform the market?

July 28, 2012
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Charles Ellis on how many active funds actually manage to beat the market

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Beating the market and why active funds rarely do so

July 22, 2012
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Jasmine Birtles on why passive investing is not more popular

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Why are active funds so much more popular than passive?

July 17, 2012
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Dan Goldie on whether investors buy and sell shares too often

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Do investors buy and sell too often?

July 14, 2012
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Warren Buffett is a highly successful stock picker, so why aren't there lots more like him?

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Why aren't there more investors like Warren Buffett?

July 13, 2012
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How the overall costs of active investing can accumulate and impact on returns

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The hidden costs of active investing

July 11, 2012
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Why paying your fund manager more means you'll make less.

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Why you don't get what you pay for

July 10, 2012
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Many fund managers choose passive investing when it comes to their own money

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Do active fund managers invest their own money in active funds?

June 29, 2012
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Ken French on the difficulties of picking the perfect fund manager

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Why is it so hard to pick the next star fund manager?

June 22, 2012
2003
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Which fund managers have beaten the market in the last few years?

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How are active managers handling market volatility?

June 21, 2012
1952
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Rick Ferri on why the investment industry prefers the active approach

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Why does the industry want active investing to be the norm?

June 20, 2012
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How hard is it to identify a fund manager who will regularly beat the market?

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Is it easy to pick the next star fund manager?

June 18, 2012
1993
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Active investing costs more. So whatever you win, you lose in extra fees

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Why you shouldn't pay an active investment manager

June 17, 2012
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Burton Malkiel on how passive funds perform when compared to active funds

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How do passive funds compare to active funds?

June 15, 2012
1974
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How charges can be one of the biggest causes, long term, of wealth destruction.

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What impact do charges have?

June 13, 2012
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