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https://sensibleinvesting.tv In this video blog, Weston Wellington from Dimensional Fund Advisors explains how study after study has shown there are no asset classes in which an active fund manager's skill can add significant value. The main problem, he says, is there are simply far too many active managers competing with one another. Transcript: Hello again. If you’re a regular viewer of Sensible Investing, you’ll know we don’t recommend using actively managed funds. Some say we overstate our case, that we somehow have it in for active managers. In fact neither of those is true. In a recent interview he gave us, Weston Wellington from Dimensional Fund Advisors explained how there’s no contradiction in having the utmost respect for active managers, while at the same time advising c...
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Active fund managers, who attempt to beat the market, suffered their worst performance in decades during 2014, while money flowed out to rival passive funds, which merely track market indexes. John Authers reports from New York on the trouble for active fund managers, and their plans to fight back. The latest global markets overview http://www.ft.com/markets Click here for more FT Markets videos http://video.ft.com/Ft-Markets For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube; http://goo.gl/vUQx5k Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs UK asset managers are not being active enough, missing out on opportunities by passively tracking market indices, but still charging high fees. Gina Miller, founding partner of SCM Private, tells John Authers about the pitfalls of closet indexing For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube; http://goo.gl/vUQx5k Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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Join the Elite Investor Club here - http://www.eliteinvestorclub.com/ http://www.grahamrowan.com/ - Visit my website for more Tips & Advice Subscribe to my channel for weekly videos. As passive funds start to out-perform the majority of their active peers, the managers who think they make a genuine difference are starting to fight back! When I interviewed Hargreaves Lansdown’s head of research Mark Dampier recently, he candidly admitted that ninety per cent of actively managed funds are rubbish. Perhaps the best indicator of all is Hargreaves Lansdowns Wealth One Fifty, the best funds chosen from the three thousand or so available to UK investors. As of today, they can only find ninety six funds to put in the Wealth one fifty. But he also made an important point. He said that passive...
(www.abndigital.com) So which is best: Pay an active manager and get the best of their fundamental views over time or try and approximate the markets return by going passive. The answer to this maybe has less to do with the actual style of asset management.
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