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.
Complete 54 minute documentary on passive investing
Passive Investing: The Evidence - full length film
The final chapter of our groundbreaking documentary
Part 8: The Rational Choice
The growing popularity in the UK of passive investing
Part 7: The Tide Is Turning
Why is active investing still so popular?
Part 6: Hooked On Active
How passive investing takes the emotion - and stress - out of managing your money
Part 5: A healthier way to invest
How a diversified portfolio helps smooth out market volatility and keep costs low
Part 4: Ultimate Diversification
Passive investing is an evidence-based approach which is proven to work.
Part 3: A better alternative
How management costs dramatically reduce the value of investments
Part 2: The cost of investing
Do fund managers really beat the market?
Part 1: The outperformance myth
Global finance, investment and academic experts share their wisdom on some of the big investing questions.
A video shared by Close Brothers Asset Management
Do you do it passively?
Passive investing can work for the small cap sector as well as blue chip stocks
Does passive work for all types of investments?
David Booth on why the passive investment experience makes for a better lifestyle
Passive investing: a better experience all round.
Gus Sauter on the growth of passive investing
The increasing popularity of passive investing
Bill McNabb on the growth potential for passive investing in the UK.
Will passive investing become more popular in the UK?
How passive investing helps spread risk and avoid surprises
How does passive investing help reduce risk?
Dan Goldie on whether people can manage without a financial adviser
Do you need a financial adviser?
Many fund managers choose passive investing when it comes to their own money
Do active fund managers invest their own money in active funds?
Ken French on why there is so little coverage of passive investing in the media
Why doesn't the media talk about passive investing?
Why fund management companies don't promote passive funds
Why aren't passive funds promoted more?
Burton Malkiel on how passive funds perform when compared to active funds
How do passive funds compare to active funds?
Passive investing is getting bigger in the USA: will the same thing happen in the UK?
Will passive investing take off in the UK?
Why is it important to have a widely diversified portfolio?
Why is diversification so important?
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.
Taxpayers could save £660 million a year if government switched pensions to passive funds - with better performance, too.
Video blog: the report that lays bare the futility of active fund management
The remarkable success of this groundbreaking investing documentary
Video Blog: What They're Saying About Passive Investing: The Evidence
Why numbers count when investing for the long term
Video blog: Do the maths!
The growth in passive investing is gathering pace
Video blog: More investors are going passive
The effect of fees on performance
Video blog: How the wrong investment could cost you £150,000
Those, like us, who’ve been watching the active versus passive investing debate unfold online these past few months will have noticed two very definite trends.
Monkeys move in on the active vs. passive debate
As every investor knows - or ought to - it’s best to invest for the long term.
Taking the long term view
No one likes to be average. Even the least ambitious among us aspires to be good at something.
Aim for average
Fads and fashions in the investing world come and go. But few would dispute that the growing popularity of passive investing and ethical investing are more than just passing trends.
Can you be passive and ethical too?
Regular, informative and easy-to-read downloadable white papers on topics of interest for investors. Published approximately every two months.
Why being an evidence-based tortoise beats being a market-chasing hare
Acuity 35: Patience is a virtue
All that glitters is not gold; and when it comes to investing, all that's gold does not glitter.
Acuity Volume 8: Dumb Products, Smart Choices
A four-part series on the intellectual foundations of the passive approach to investing.
The final part of a four-part series exploring the foundations of passive investing
Passive Investing Theory, part four: Portfolio Theory
Part three in a four-part series exploring the foundations of passive investing
Passive Investing Theory, part three: Market Efficiency
Part two of a four part series exploring the foundations of passive investing
Passive Investing Theory, part two: The Random Walk
Part one of a four-part series exploring the foundations of passive investing
Passive Investing Theory, part one: Investing vs. speculating
The latest academic and market evidence about the costs and performance of active and passive investing
How the UK Government is wasting £660 million a year on active investing
Hymans Robertson report into the performance and cost of the Local Government Pension Scheme