A ground-breaking eight-part, 54 minute film featuring some of the world's top economists and academics including John Bogle, Charles Ellis and William Sharpe. Above all, it demonstrates why passive is the rational, mathematically proven route to investing success.
Why is active investing still so popular?
Part 6: Hooked On Active
Do fund managers really beat the market?
Part 1: The outperformance myth
A 10-part documentary on the failings of the fund management industry
In part 2 of this landmark documentary, we focus on the cost of investing.
How to Win the Loser's Game, Part 2
Most of what we see and hear about how to invest comes from either the fund industry or the financial media - both of which have their own agendas. Nine months in the making, this landmark documentary is an attempt to redress the balance.
How to Win the Loser's Game, Part 1
Global finance, investment and academic experts share their wisdom on some of the big investing questions.
John Bogle explains why investors only receive about 30% of the total market return
How much do investors lose in charges and management fees?
Are good returns down to the skills of the fund managers - or just luck?
Are fund managers as smart as they think they are?
...and where can we find them?
Who are the fund managers who consistently beat the market?
Ken French on the difficulties of picking the perfect fund manager
Why is it so hard to pick the next star fund manager?
How hard is it to identify a fund manager who will regularly beat the market?
Is it easy to pick the next star fund manager?
What are the 'costs' that fund management companies have to cover?
What are the costs of investing?
A series of regular and topical video blogs in which industry commentators, experts, academics and investors are brought together to examine the finer points of investing.
A new study by The Pensions Institute says success has little to do with skill.
Video blog: only 1% of fund managers consistently beat the market. Are they skilful or just lucky?
How active investing costs more and consistently delivers less
Video blog: how to get what you don't pay for
Today’s consumers are usually quite savvy about how much they pay for things, but far too many of us still have a blind spot when it comes to fund charges.
6 reasons why UK fund charges are a rip off
Is it just us, or is the UK investment industry increasingly starting to resemble Premier League football?
Picking the winning team
Thank goodness, it’s that time of year again. Time to feel the sea air on our faces and the sand between our toes. Time to relax, unwind and forget the stresses and strains of everyday life.
Time for the City to take time out
The revelation last week that investment banks are charging fund managers up to £10 000 an hour to meet the chief executives of their corporate clients made little more than a footnote in the financial press.
Cash for corporate access
Hardly a week goes by without more reports detailing quite how hopeless UK fund managers are at managing our investments. Last weekend’s money sections featured so many such stories that surely readers must be starting to question the wisdom of paying so-called ‘experts’ exorbitant charges to buy and sell shares on their behalf.
Dog days for fund managers
2012 has been a dire year for mutual fund managers. Industry figures suggest that as many as 75 to 80% of actively managed funds have delivered lower returns - after fees - than passively managed index funds.
You're lucky to be so skillful
Occasional interviews with key figures from the investing world.
Sensible Investing meets Michael Johnson, former policy adviser to David Cameron and staunch pension reformer.
Michael Johnson takes on the City
The founder of the True & Fair Campaign explains how investors are still being misled when it comes to fees.
Gina Miller On Campaigning For Transparency
What makes fund managers tick? A series of videos looking at the psychology and motivating factors that drive fund managers. Featuring Prof Richard Taffler and Prof David Tuckett.
The last of four videos exploring what makes fund managers tick.
Fund Managers Uncovered, part four
The third of four videos exploring what makes fund managers tick.
Fund Managers Uncovered, part three
The second of four videos exploring what makes fund managers tick.
Fund Managers Uncovered, part two
The first of four videos exploring what makes fund managers tick.
Fund Managers Uncovered, part one
The latest academic and market evidence about the costs and performance of active and passive investing
”It is simply not worth paying the vast majority of fund managers to actively manage assets”
Pensions Institute: New evidence on Mutual Fund Performance