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Short-Sellers Have Key Market Role

  • January 30th, 2017
  • BAM

Larry Swedroe unpacks research on the impact that short-selling a firm’s stock can have on that company’s bond returns.

Why You Shouldn’t Trust Market Forecasts

  • January 23rd, 2017
  • financemarket forcast

STL Today columnist Jim Gallagher enlists Larry Swedroe to discuss some reasons why investors shouldn’t trust market forecasts.

MoneyZen Podcast: Discovering Our Authentic Careers — An Interview With Gur Tsabar

  • January 19th, 2017
  • Uncategorized

Manisha Thakor talks about joyful work and finances with Gur Tsabar.

ETFs A Double-Edged Sword

  • January 18th, 2017
  • Uncategorized

Larry Swedroe surveys the benefits and drawbacks of the rise of ETFs.

MoneyZen Podcast: Retirement Readiness — Insights from TCRS President Catherine Collinson

  • January 9th, 2017
  • Uncategorized

Retirement readiness in America: Manisha Thakor and Catherine Collinson of TCRStudies unpack the risks and trends.

MoneyZen Podcast: Retirement Readiness

  • January 9th, 2017
  • Uncategorized

Retirement readiness in America: Manisha Thakor and Catherine Collinson of TCRStudies unpack the risks and trends.

Another Angle On Factor Diversification

  • December 5th, 2016
  • ETF

Last week, we examined the data (from my new book, “Your Complete Guide to Factor-Based Investing,” which I co-authored with Andrew Berkin) on the odds that the premiums associated with some common investment factors would produce a negative return over various horizons. We then examined how constructing a diversified factor portfolio might impact those odds… Read More

Election Revives Old Myths

  • December 5th, 2016
  • ETF

The results of the U.S. presidential election not only surprised almost all the gurus who were saying that a Hillary Clinton victory was a sure thing, but also those forecasting that, if by some miracle Donald Trump won, a stock market crash was bound to occur. Prior to the election, I had received many inquiries… Read More

The Perils Of Bargain Hunting

  • December 5th, 2016
  • ETF

As I have been discussing in a series of articles (which you can find here, here and here), we now have a substantial body of evidence demonstrating that individual investors possess a preference for low-priced equities. This is anomalous behavior, because the level of a company’s stock price is arbitrary—firms can manipulate it by adjusting… Read More

How Risk and Uncertainty Affect Stock Returns

  • December 5th, 2016
  • Expert Articles

Asset pricing models imply that equity portfolios’ time-varying exposure to the market risk and uncertainty factors carries with it positive risk premiums. Turan Bali and Hao Zhou contribute to the body of literature on this topic through the study “Risk, Uncertainty, and Expected Returns,” which appeared in the June 2016 issue of the Journal of Financial and… Read More

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