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
Why is active investing still so popular?
Part 6: Hooked On Active
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
Global finance, investment and academic experts share their wisdom on some of the big investing questions.
Are good returns down to the skills of the fund managers - or just luck?
Are fund managers as smart as they think they are?
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.
Of course it’s possible for active fund managers to add value. But in practice, after costs, they very rarely do. Part of the problem, says Weston Wellington from Dimensional Fund Advisors, is there are far too many of them.
The market needs active managers - just far fewer of them
What's holding back passive investing in the UK?
Six reasons why passive investing has yet to take off in the UK
Smart Beta is one of the investing industry's latest buzzwords. But what is it, and how does it differ from passive investing as we have always known it? In this four-part series, we look at the range of differing opinions in the industry. Plus, we meet two investors who believe that Smart Beta represents the future of investing.
The final part in our series exploring the phenomenon of smart beta
A Dummy's Guide to Smart Beta, part four
Part two of a four part series exploring the phenomenon of smart beta
A Dummy's Guide to Smart Beta - part two
An 8-part series looking at the lessons we can learn from the history of the stock market. Contributors include Charles Ellis, Weston Wellington and Prof. Elroy Dimson.
Part seven of an eight part series
Stock Market History: A Crash Course for Investors, part seven
Part six of an eight part series
Stock Market History: A Crash Course for Investors, Part six
Part four of an eight part series
Stock Market History: A Crash Course for Investors, Part four
Pert three of an eight part series
Stock Market History: A Crash Course for Investors, Part Three
Part two of an eight-part series
Stock Market History: A Crash Course for Investors, Part Two