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The Wall Street Journal: Don’t let the critics scare you away from passive investing

Passive indexing will not consume all investments, despite its recent growth. If anything, there is still too little of it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2017

Look to ETFs as Passive Investing Grows in Popularity

By John Eckstein, CIO, Astor Investment Management As the investing public, from institutions to individuals, moves away from stock picking and other traditionally active strategies, the beneficiary is passive investing. As the Wall Street Journal reporte.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 23rd, 2016

Market Efficiency and the Impact of Passive Investing

Market Efficiency  being impacted by the rise of passive inflows?In recent weeks the Wall Street Journal has been reporting on the increasing move to passive index investing as opposed to active management.  As In recent weeks the Wall Street Journal [&.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 6th, 2016

Bill Miller: Closet Indexers Are Killing Active Investing

The move from active investing to passive has been a hot topic lately. Fund flows show that investors are voting with their feet. The news media has been all over the story. The Wall Street Journal has done a big spread on it; Bloomberg has covered it ext.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 28th, 2016

A "spoiled brat" activist investor acquires Nike stake

Bill Ackman now owns a stake in Nike Inc. Through his hedge fund, New York-based Pershing Square Capital Management LP (OTC: PSHZF), the investor has taken a passive stake in the athletic wear company. According to The Wall Street Journal, Ackman .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square announces stake in Nike

William Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management LP has taken a passive stake in Nike Inc., based on a belief in the sneaker giant’s long-term growth prospects......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Should states have a role in climate policy?

Proponents say state action is needed to offset the effects of federal policy reversals. Critics say it’s an overreach and won’t be effective......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Is saving 10% for retirement enough? Maybe

It turns out there may be some valuable wisdom in the 10% rule of thumb that has been overlooked by its critics......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: How to save for college—even if plans change

If you’re worried about a child’s education plan changing, consider investing in two different accounts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: What financial advisers say about investing in bitcoin

For now, cryptocurrencies remain speculative bets that investors should be wary of......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Restaurateur Danny Meyer starts $220 million private-equity fund

New York restaurateur and Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer has gone into the private-equity business, raising $220 million in a fund that is investing in companies that share his employee-centric focus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: The big snag in ethical investing

The decision to invest more ethically is more complex than many investors realize......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2017

AmTrust shares fall 4% after report of shady approaches to critics of company"s accounting

Shares of AmTrust Financial Services Inc. slid 4% Tuesday, after The Wall Street Journal reported that critics of the company, which is being probed by the Securities and Exchange Commission , have been approached by .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2017

More Mutual Funds Launched This Year Than ETFs

One of the most common topics on Wall Street right now is active vs passive investing. Acco.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump may name Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director

Scaramucci, 53 years old, is the founder of hedge-fund investing firm SkyBridge Capital and a hedge-fund conference known as SALT......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Think you know about socially responsible investing?

Take this quiz on ethical investing, which is particularly popular among millennials......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ gun-law revisions ruled unconstitutional

The decision dealt a blow to gun-rights supporters who pressed for the revisions and heartened critics who said the changes made it more difficult to convict people of violent crimes......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: GOP governors express their health-care bill doubts to senators

Republican senators, back home on recess this week, are hearing from some influential critics of their health-law push: GOP governors, many of whom are urging them to resist the legislation because it would cut Medicaid funding......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: ABC News settles potentially costly ‘pink slime’ libel lawsuit

ABC News has reached a settlement with the maker of a processed-meat product that critics dubbed “pink slime,” bringing an end to a defamation lawsuit that threatened the network with billions of dollars in damages......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: What long-term investors need to know about thematic investing

Start looking for some of these themes that could change the economy across traditional industry lines......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2017

Common Sense: An Index-Fund Evangelist Is Straying From His Gospel

Burton Malkiel, author of “A Random Walk Down Wall Street,” says looking for market inefficiencies can beat passive investing, which he long endorsed......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 22nd, 2017