Category: Sensible Investing

Passive Investing, The Evidence … Part 1 – The Outperformance Myth

[smartvideo src=”https://youtu.be/aHpN8YtFoWE” width=”1280″ height=”720″ responsive=true controls=true] Part 1 of 8 – The Outperformance Myth [7:14] Part one of the eight part documentary, Passive Investing: The Evidence the Fund Management Industry Would Prefer You Not to See, describes how the £4 trillion invested by UK fund managers more often than not...

Passive Investing, The Evidence … Part 3 – A Better Alternative

[smartvideo src=”https://youtu.be/BdBzi5gPf9s” width=”1280″ height=”720″ responsive=true controls=true] Part 3 of 8 – A Better Alternative [8:05] Passive investing costs less, but produces a higher than average return after costs in the long term. Here’s how it works. Nobel Prize-winning economist William Sharpe describes his Capital Asset Pricing Model, the mathematical foundation...

Passive Investing, The Evidence … Part 4 – Ultimate Diversification

[smartvideo src=”https://youtu.be/VQDRbZXpgCU” width=”1280″ height=”720″ responsive=true controls=true] Part 4 of 8 – Ultimate Diversification [8:44] Passive investing aims to ‘capture the market’ and diversification is key to achieving this. Avoiding ‘putting all your eggs in one basket’ by investing in a low cost, widely diversified passive portfolio allows you to reap...

Passive Investing, The Evidence … Part 5 – A Healthier Way to Invest

[smartvideo src=”https://youtu.be/Io5E_sWQUKQ” width=”1280″ height=”720″ responsive=true controls=true] Part 5 of 8 – A Healthier Way to Invest [7:04] Money is the single biggest cause of stress in the Western world; today, spending and investing wisely has never been more important for our wealth AND health. The rational, emotion-free and proven approach...

Passive Investing, The Evidence … Part 6 – Hooked On Active

[smartvideo src=”https://youtu.be/hvpOoASxLtU” width=”1280″ height=”720″ responsive=true controls=true] Part 6 of 8 – Hooked On Active [6:02] If passive investing is such a no-brainer, why is the active alternative still so popular? The answers lie in the fund management industry itself. The passive approach is great for the individual investor, but much...

Passive Investing, The Evidence … Part 8 – The Rational Choice

[smartvideo src=”https://youtu.be/yhz4fhfTTGY” width=”1280″ height=”720″ responsive=true controls=true] Part 8 of 8 – The Rational Choice [8:08] In the final part of the documentary Burton Malkiel, renowned economist and author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street, explains how the principles of passive investing have held firm over the past three decades....